Announcing the 2019 Orpheus Vocal Competition.
The Orpheus Vocal Competition exists to provide financial support and encouragement to singers up to age 30 from around the United States who are pursuing careers as Vocal artists. Orpheus is the only competition of its kind in the south central United States.
There are 3 categories in Orpheus:
• Young Artist - ages 25-30
• Student - for ages 19-24
• High School - students grades 10-12
December 1, 2018 is the Application Deadline.
The Orpheus Vocal Competition will be held March 1-3, 2019, in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Contestants will be informed of their acceptance by January 16, 2019, and will receive information on area hotels, restaurants, and transportation to the contest site. Each contestant must provide his or her own lodging, transportation, and meals.
This year the Society will be awarding grand prizes of $3,000 for the Student winner and $5,000 for the Young Artist winner. Additional prizes will be awarded by individuals and corporations ranging from $300 to $2,500. In addition, 1st and 2nd place winners in the High School division will also receive cash awards. For a listing of prizes awarded in past Orpheus Competitions, visit the Awards page.
To Apply for the competition or find out more information, visit http://orpheusvocal.com/.
Please contact Raphael Bundage at (615) 898-2849 or (615) 898-2694, MTSU School of Music, for further assistance.