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43rd Annual
National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers
New York - Los Angeles
Top Award $10,000 - $12,000

Founded in 1972, by the late Loren L. Zachary and Nedra Zachary, the National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers is one of the most prestigious and valuable singing competitions in the world.

 

2015 REGIONAL AUDITIONS

 

NEW YORK

Preliminaries
March 2 - 5, 2015

Semi-Finals
March 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES

Preliminaries
March 23 - 24, 2015

Semifinals
March 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES

GRAND FINALS CONCERT
AND AWARDS PRESENTATION

May 17, 2015

ELIGIBILITY

Open to Singers ages 21 - 35. Singers must be prepared to pursue a professional operatic stage career, be present for all phases of the Competition, and reside in the United States or Canada.

AWARDS

Five singers are selected from the New York Regional Auditions and five singers are chosen at the Los Angeles Regional Auditions. Ten Finalists will compete at the Grand Finals Concert in Los Angeles with orchestral accompaniment. The New York winners will receive transportation and housing in Los Angeles. The Top Award is $10,000 - $12,000 and approximately $50,000 will be distributed amongst the Finalists, each Finalist receiving a minimum of $1,000 - $2,000.

APPLICATION REQUEST

Applications for auditions must be postmarked no later than the deadline date for the region you are auditioning. Send a self addressed, stamped business size envelope to:

The Loren L. Zachary Society
2250 Gloaming Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-1717

No requests by facsimile or e-mail.

Rules and Application in PDF Format

2015 Zachary Society Vocal Competition Rules and Regulations

2015 Zachary Society Vocal Competition Application

(Please be sure to read the Competition Rules before filling out and sending your application.)

POSTMARK DEADLINES

NEW YORK REGION - JANUARY 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES REGION - FEBRUARY 10, 2015

For further information
Nedra Zachary, Competition Director
(310) 276-2731

 

10/06/2013

The Loren L. Zachary Society
for the Performing Arts
2250 Gloaming Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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