We’re so glad that you’re ready to give it a go.

Schmidt Vocal Competition, here you come!

Remember, applications are due three weeks prior to the competition date. Space is limited to 30 contestants at each location, so apply early. Singers may only compete in one competition per academic year.

Be sure to read the Competition Rules before submitting your application.


Please note that applying to compete is a multi-step process. Part 2 does not have to be submitted at registration but must be completed by the application deadline.

  1. Register for the event. In the SVA portal select your competition location, complete the registration form, and pay for the event. After registration, your spot in the competition is saved.
  2. Submit your repertoire. Navigate to your SVA profile page and select Part 2: Schmidt Vocal Competition Application from the tabs on the left. Please be prepared to include the key, title, composer, and work (if applicable) for each of the three (3) selections you would like to sing for the competition.
  3. Upload the Consent Form. Use the “Upload Additional Files” tab to download, sign, and upload the required documents for participation.

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