Talent of Tomorrow

Youth Vocal Competition
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020
  • Deadline for Application Midnight, September 1, 2020

Wichita has long been the home of great opera talent.  At the WGO, we hope to help identify our wonderful opera singers of the future.  With that in mind, we are announcing the 1st Wichita Grand Opera “Talent of Tomorrow” Youth Vocal Competition.  All young Kansas and Oklahoma singers, from the age of 13-18 (must not have graduated high school), are invited to audition in this competition.  The winner will receive coaching sessions from our General and Artistic Director, Alan Held, before being featured in our Wichita Grand Opera Gala performances (October 17-18).  The winner will also receive a $500 prize.  Please fill out the form below to enter.  The Competition will be held on Tuesday, September 8 (7:00 pm) at the Wichita Grand Opera (9112 E. Central).  A pianist will be provided (although you are welcome to bring your own).  For the audition, please prepare two selections of your choice that are of a classical/operatic nature—one selection must be from an opera or operetta.  Applications must be received by midnight, September 1, 2020.


Talent of Tomorrow Application (All fields required)

  • SelectionComposerName of opera or operetta