Annual High School Young Voices Competition 2020

Registration Information

When: Saturday January 18, 2020 
Location: Concordia University Texas
Morning Competition:
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Building B
Evening Finalists Recital:
6 p.m. | Building A, Chapel

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Young Voices Competition: Be Heard!

Concordia University Texas seeks to recognize talent and offer opportunities for young classical singers in the Austin area through our first-ever Young Voices competition! You will receive feedback from professional directors and singers, including Concordia's own voice faculty, and compete to earn a spot in the Finalists' Recital with other young singers from Central Texas.

The Evening Finalists' Recital is open to the public on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 6 p.m.  

Register through the link below - you will be contacted with an audition time. 


Cash prizes will be awarded to three singers on vote of the judges panel after the auditions and the Finalists' Recital.

  • $500 - First place, and a generous contribution from Austin Opera to see their production of Turandot! -4 A level tickets worth $850!
  • $250 - Second place
  • $100 - Third place

Eligibility and Guidelines

  • Students currently in grades 9-12 (or their homeschool equivalents) are encouraged to register.  
  • Singers will prepare two pieces from the classical repertoire in contrasting styles. We highly encourage singing one piece in a language other than English.
  • Singers must provide a clean copy of their music in a binder for the accompanist; they must also provide one printed copy of the music for the judges, with measures numbered.
  • Singers will only be assigned an audition time after their registration and payment via the link below. Audition times will be between 8am and 1pm on Saturday, January 18. 
  • All singers will use the provided accompanist (covered by the registration fee).


  • Registration fee: $35.
  • All registration must be done online: Register today!