z 2021 Fall Competition

$4,000 in Cash Prizes

Top 10 Advance to Audience Choice Round

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Audience Choice Round

October 29 – November 10

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CS Music judges narrowed the field for each division and winners were then chosen via the Audience Choice Round.

Prize Money

For Each Division

1st Place – $500

2nd Place – $200

3rd Place – $100


*You can compete in both Classical and Musical Theatre, but you must register separately for each division.

  • Classical High School (ages 14-19)
  • Classical University (ages 19-25)
  • Classical Young Artist/Emerging Pro (min age 22, no age limit; no A/B level lead experience)
  • Musical Theatre High School (ages 14-19)
  • Musical Theatre University/PreProfessional (min age 19, no age limit; no leading Broadway experience)

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The same video will be used for the First Round and the Audience Choice Round.

  • Record ONE selection in its entirety.
    • PLEASE do not use external microphones.
    • Get as close-up as possible on video recordings.
    • Frame the shot from the waist up, with not too much empty space above the head in frame.
    • Raise the video source closer to eye level so that the judges can see you more face to face, rather than looking up at you.
    • Film in landscape/horizontal frame.
  • At the beginning of your recording:
      • State your first and last name
      • State that the recording is for the 2021 Online Fall Competition
      • Say the current date
      • Announce the name of piece you will be performing and the composer’s name
  • Accompaniment options:
    • Live piano accompaniment
    • Appcompanist, YouTube tracks, or other online piano accompaniments

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