Application Deadline: April 20 Live Audition: Sunday, May 3
The National Opera Center 330 7th Ave 7th Floor New York, NY 10001
New Jersey Sinfonietta(NJS), young and rising orchestra, proudly presents 2020 Vocal Competition. The competition
aims to identify promising new talent and provide them with an opportunity to perform with NJS at the
Merkin Concert Hall in New York City.
April 10, 2020
Late Application: by April 20, 2020
Age Limit: 30
Applicants must have the date of birth after May 3, 1989.
Performers of all nationalities are welcome to apply.
Online application and video recordings submission (YouTube link or other video sharing sites)
Non-refundable application fee of $100
Late application fee of $140 for applying after April 10, 2020
REPERTOIRE FOR VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION
Two arias of contrasting styles from all operas and oratorios composed before 1940 (no art songs)
The audition repertoire could be any language but all singers must sing in the original language
of the composition.
HOW TO APPLY
Upload the video recordings of your repertoire to YouTube or other video sharing site and
submit the online application form (including the link to your videos) with the application fee.
Application fee will be accepted only by PayPal or credit cards.
An accompaniment is optional in video submission. A video of a live performance with piano or
orchestra is also acceptable.
The video should be 15 minutes or shorter in duration.
Video and Audio quality must be of the highest standard.
Applicants will receive an email acknowledgement within one week after submission. Notification
of final live round will be posted on our website on April 25, 2020.
Sunday, May 3, 2020 at The National Opera Center in New York City
Live auditions are by invitation only after review of your video submission.
Ten vocalists will be invited to compete in our final round, performing their repertoire with
The finalists must provide their own accompanists.
The music at the final round must be the same as the video submission.
Performances before the judges must be 10 minutes or shorter in duration.
The finalists are responsible for all of their travel expenses including transportation, lodging, etc.
All singers will be notified the results of the final round by Monday, May 10, 2020.