⇒2018 competition info is coming soon!
A Competition for Vocalists
in Downers Grove, IL
Sinfonietta Bel Canto is proud to announce
its 4th annual competition for voice:
~ The SBC Voice ~
Singers will compete in four categories:
- Little Stars! (ages 13 and younger)
- Teen Stars (ages 14-18)
- Collegiate Artists (ages 18-24)
- Emerging Artists (ages 25 and up)
Also, an “Audience Favorite” Award will be given, and all age categories are eligible for this prize.
On Sunday May 7th, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., up to three Little Stars! finalists and up to two
finalists in the other categories will perform in the Sinfonietta Bel Canto (SBC) concert at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Downers Grove. Little Stars! finalists will perform with
piano accompaniment. Teen Stars, Collegiate Artists, and Emerging Artists finalists will
perform with the SBC Orchestra led by Dan D’Andrea. During the concert, one winner will be chosen from each category. In addition, the audience will select their favorite performer over all. Each 1st place winner and the “Audience Favorite” will receive a monetary award.
1. Entrants apply by mail. A completed application includes all signatures and a check or money order. Application postmark deadline is January 20, 2017.
2. All entrants will be invited to a live audition on Saturday, February 4, 2017. An
accompanist will be provided.
3. Up to two finalists from each category will be chosen to compete at the concert on
May 7th at 3:00 p.m. We reserve the right to combine categories and/or increase number
4. Finalists must be available to rehearse with the orchestra on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Download Information & Application form – Click SBC Voice 2017 Info & App
Download Repertoire Guidelines for 2017 -Click SBC Voice 2017 Rep Info