2023 Convention

Sponsored by Appcompanist

CS Vocal Competition • Masterclasses • College Expo

  Register for the Competition
Convention Registration Opens in February
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$13,000 in Cash Prizes

$5 Million+ in University Scholarships

600 Singers

90 Masterclasses

50+ Schools, Summer Programs, and Companies

Masterclasses

Sing for faculty and learn from the masters!

Featuring Met soprano Helena Brown, opera star Nathan Gunn and Julie Gunn, and Broadway lead Meghan Picerno (Christine from Phantom of the Opera)

Helena Brown

Nathan and Julie Gunn

Meghan Picerno

Plus other industry professionals and faculty from Juilliard, San Francisco Conservatory, Eastman, New England Conservatory, and dozens of others universities, conservatories, and colleges.

  • 80+ classes
  • Friday, May 26  – Monday, May 29
  • To attend a class, you must have a Convention Pass (Attendee or +1 Pass)
  • To sing in a class, you must purchase a Guaranteed-to-Sing Pass for each specific class.
*Parents or accompanying adults must have a Convention Parent Pass to attend classes or other events. Passes are $35 and can be purchased online or at the Convention desk.

CS Vocal Competition

$13,000 in Cash Prizes and Millions in Scholarship Offers

Classical & Musical Theatre Divisions
High School, University, and Emerging Pro Levels

  • First Round
    • Online Submissions through May 1
    • In-Person Auditions May 26-27 (space limited) at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco
  • Second Round
    • Saturday-Sunday, May 27-28 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco
  • Semifinal and Final Rounds
    • Monday, May 29 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco
    • Semifinals in the morning, Finals in the afternoon, Awards Concert at night
Competition Registration Now Open | Convention Registration Opens in January

College Expo Recruiting Fair

Meet with college recruiters and industry professionals!

  • 60+ universities, colleges, conservatories, summer programs, and companies
  • Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, May 28
  • 1:00  – 5:00 pm
View the List of Attending Schools, Programs, and Companies

Last Year’s Exhibitors

AIMS
AMDA
Appcompanist
Art Songs Transpositions
Baldwin Wallace Cons
Bard College
Boston Cons at Berklee
Boston Univ
Broadway Artists Alliance
Broadway Sessions
Butler Univ
BYU
Carnegie Mellon
Central Michigan Univ
Cincinnati Cons of Music
Cleveland Institute of Music
Columbus State Univ
Converse Univ
DePaul Univ
DePauw Univ
The Juilliard School
Eastman School of Music
Florida State Univ
Furman Univ
Grand Canyon Univ
Houghton College
Illinois Wesleyan Univ
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Ithaca College
Lawrence Univ
Longy School
LSU
Mannes New School
NATS
New Amsterdam Opera
New England Conservatory
New World School of the Arts
NY Cons for Dramatic Arts
New York Singing Teachers’
Northwestern Univ
Opera on Tap
Manhattan School of Music
Oberlin Conservatory
Palm Beach Atlantic Univ
Pepperdine Univ
Purchase College
Roosevelt Univ
San Francisco Cons
Schmidt Vocal Arts
Sharjah Performing Arts Academy
Temple Univ
Texas Tech Univ
Univ of Illinois
Univ of Alabama
Univ of Houston
Univ of Memphis
Univ of Michigan
Univ of North Texas
Univ of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt Univ
Viterbo Univ
Walnut Hill School

No Registration Necessary to Attend the College Expo

 


 

Overall Schedule

Friday, May 26

1:30 – 8:00 pm
CS Vocal Competition (First Round)

5:00 – 8:30 pm
Convention Masterclasses

Saturday, May 27

9:30 am – 1:00 pm
CS Vocal Competition (First & Second Round)

10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Convention Masterclasses

1:00 – 5:00 pm
College Expo Recruiting Fair

4:30 – 8:30 pm
CS Vocal Competition (Second Round)

5:00 – 8:30 pm
Convention Masterclasses

Sunday, May 28

9:30 am – 1:00 pm
CS Vocal Competition (Second Round)

10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Convention Masterclasses

1:00 – 5:00 pm
College Expo Recruiting Fair

2:00 – 4:00 pm
High School Showcase

4:30 – 8:30 pm
CS Vocal Competition (Second Round)

5:00 – 8:30 pm
Convention Masterclasses

Monday, May 29

9:30 am – 1:30 pm
CS Vocal Competition (Semifinal Round)

10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Convention Masterclasses

2:30 – 6:00 pm
CS Vocal Competition (Final Round)

7:30 – 9:00 pm
Awards Concert

 

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