Voice Competition

Metairie Music Club 2022 Voice Competition

Date: April 3, 2022

Location – University of New Orleans
Performing Arts Center
3:00 PM

Application Deadline: March 18, 2022

The Metairie Music Club will sponsor a Voice Competition in  April 2022 .

2022 Voice Competition Winners

Middle School Division (6th-8th Grades)

1st place ($200) -Meredith Severa (student of Bonnie Knowles)
2nd place ($100) – Keri Evelyn Neumann (student of Bonnie Knowles)

 

High School Division (9th-12th Grades)

1st Place ($200) – Anthony D’Antonio (student of Diana Cangemi)
2nd Place ($100) – Vaishnavi Kumbala (student of Bonnie Knowles)
3rd Place ($50) – Olivia O’Bell (student of Megan Dearie)

 2022 Voice Competition Middle School Division Winners
(L-R):  MeredithSevera (1st Place); Keri Evelyn Neumann (2nd Place)

2022 Voice Competition High School Division Winners
Anthony D’Antonio (1st Place); Vaishnavi Kumbala (2nd Place); Olivia O’Bell (3rd Place)

 

2022 Voice Competition Participants
(L-R):  Anthony D’Antonio, Vaishnavi Kumbala, Olivia O’Bell, Sophia Nawaz, Meredith Severa, Keri Evelyn Neumann

2021 Voice Competition Winners

Middle School Division (6th-8th Grades)

1st Place ($200)- Catherine Boquet (Megan Dearie)
2nd Place ($100) – Meredith Severa (Bonnie Knowles)
3rd Place ($50)- Keri Evelyn Neumann (Bonnie Knowles)
 

High School Division (9th-12th Grades)

1st Place ($200)- Lillian Cazabon (Bonnie Knowles)
2nd Place ($100)- Beatriz Frazier (Bonnie Knowles)
3rd Place ($50)- Olivia Olson (Megan Dearie)

 2021 Voice Competition Middle School Division Winners
 (L-R): Catherine Boquet, Meredith Severa, Keri Evelyn Neumann

2021 Voice Competition High School Division Winners
(L-R): Olivia Olson, Beatriz Frazier, Lillian Cazabon

 

2021 Voice Competition Participants

 

 Rules and Regulations:

1) Entrants must be current members of a Junior Club affiliated with the Metairie Music Club. They must be entered into the competition by a teacher who  a) is a member in good standing of the Metairie Music Club;  b) attends a meeting or participates in one club function prior to the competition; c) was a member of MMC during the year prior to competition.

2) The competition will be divided into two divisions:
Middle School Division – students in grades 6-8
High School Division – students in grades 9-12

3) Repertoire will consist of three memorized pieces.  The entrant will  choose one song to perform and the judges will choose a second.

Middle School:  Difficulty level equal to Junior I or higher (consult NFMC bulletin for examples)
One Art Song in English
One Musical Theatre selection from any period
One selection from either genre but of different style or period (AS) or from a different show than the first piece (MT)

High School: Difficulty level equal to Senior I or higher (consult NFMC bulletin for examples)
One Art Song in English
One Musical Theatre selection (pre or post-1968)
One Art Song in a foreign language (no operatic arias) 

All selections should be age and gender-appropriate as well as suited to the student’s vocal and musical abilities

All repertoire is subject to review by the chairman prior to the competition.            

4) First place winners may not compete again in the same division but may progress from the Middle to the High School Division.

5) Ribbons will be given to the winners in addition to the following cash awards which will be provided by the Metairie Music Club:
1st Place – $200.00 in each division
2nd Place – $100.00 in each division
3rd Place – $50.00 in each division

6) Judges are not obligated to award any prizes and no awards will be given by default. Students will receive written comments from the judges and all decisions are final.

7) No music will be provided to the judges. Accompanists may use photocopied music only if an original score is available onsite.

8) No late entries will be accepted.  No changes may be made to repertoire after an application has been submitted.

9) Application and Adjudication Form can be downloaded below and should be submitted by the teacher, not a student or parent.

10) Entry fee is $10.00 per student and is non-refundable.

11) Teachers will need to send the following to register their students:    All entries must be received by March 18, 2022.
       1.  Completed Application Form (for each student)
       2.  Two (2) copies of the completed Adjudication Form (for each student)
       3.  Release Form for MMC Events (for each student)
       4.  $10 Registration Fee per student. Send a Check (no cash) payable to Metairie Music Club to:

Bonnie Knowles
Voice Competition Chairman
101 Homestead Avenue
Metairie, LA   70005

2022 Voice Competition Information Sheet

Download 2022 MMC Voice Competition Application Form.
Download 2022 Voice Competition Adjudication Form.
Download Release Form for MMC Events

Email Chairman Bonnie Knowles if you have questions or need additional details.

2022 MMC Voice Competition Information:

Deadline to register:   March 18, 2022
Competition Date:       Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 3:00PM
Location:                    University of New Orleans Performing Arts Center

Metairie Music Club

Metairie Music Club, a non-profit organization made up of professional and non-professional individuals interested in the promotion of music in our community, encourages your participation in all of our events.

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