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Here you can learn about upcoming programs and events, past competition winners, and see what our alumni and the professionals in our Schmidt Vocal Artists Network have been doing. Check back often to see what’s new!
How to Train an Opera Star: Schmidt Vocal Arts Guides High School and College Students in Classical Techniques
Led by Linda McAlister, Schmidt Vocal Arts continues its legacy of helping young opera singers realize their goals
Schmidt Vocal Arts (SVA) Names Award-Winners of Inaugural High School National Competition, Launched to Celebrate SVA’s 25th Anniversary
Schmidt Vocal Arts (SVA) is delighted to announce that soprano Nicole DiPasquale (18) has won the top prize of $10,000 in the first national edition of the Schmidt Vocal Competition. Hailing from Tampa, Florida, DiPasquale [...]
Schmidt Vocal Arts Prepares for Inaugural National Competition
June 3–5 as 25th Anniversary Season Enters Final Stretch
As it moves into the final stretch of its 25th anniversary season, Schmidt Vocal Arts (SVA) is eagerly anticipating the final destination: from June 3–5, 2022, Sarasota Opera will host over 30 singers – the [...]
Schmidt Vocal Arts Announces First National Prize, Crowning 25th Anniversary Competition Season
Schmidt Vocal Arts (SVA) is pleased to announce the first national prize in the history of theSchmidt Vocal Competition, in celebration of its 25th anniversary season. This annual event forU.S. high school students, funded by [...]
Schmidt Vocal Arts Announces 2020-2021 Season
The celebrated Schmidt Vocal Competition takes place during the academic year and is hosted by college and university institutions throughout the U.S. Due to the continuing precautions related to COVID-19, the Fall 2020 Competitions will [...]
Caroline Carter Wins Washington D.C Schmidt Vocal Competition
On June 6, 2020 the Schmidt Vocal Competition announced winners of its modified virtual singing competition for sophomore, junior, and senior high school singers. This year’s first prize winner was Caroline Carter, from Dallas, TX who was awarded [...]