The following Contest Information has been updated for 2014:
VOICE: Opera/Operetta, Art Song/Oratorio
COMPOSITION: Orchestra, Choral, Concert Band, Chamber Music,
new: Opera/Musical Theater/Stage/Film
PIANO: Solo, Concerto
Additional contests for 2014 (and 2013 winners pages) will be updated shortly.
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at the professional, community/amateur, college, university, church and school levels.
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