Opera Guild of Charlotte Vocal Competition
March 23 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
The 2019 Charlotte Opera Guild Auditions will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the St. John’s Baptist Church 300 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204. The goal of the competition is to encourage young talent as they pursue their education and careers in opera. Auditions will begin at 11:00 a.m.
Contestants must be between the ages of 20-30 by the competition date, and must have a permanent residence in North Carolina or South Carolina, or must be currently studying voice in North Carolina or South Carolina with a serious intent for a career in opera. Previous first place winners are not eligible.
The competition is limited to the first 30 completed applications received.
Awards Given: First place: $1,200 (Including a possible secondary role with Opera Carolina in the next two years); Second place: $800; Third place: $500; Two Encouragement Awards: $250.
Apply online HERE or download the application, fill out, and return to:
All APPLICATIONS VIA ONLINE OR BY MAIL MUST BE RECEIVED BY March 1, 2019.
1. Apply directly at www.operaguildofcharlotte.org, click our vocal competition link.
2. Apply via our vocal competition link found on the main page at www.operacarolina.org
3. By mail, to attention: Kim Blanchard, 7541 Thorn Creek Lane Tega Cay, SC 29708.