**2024 Voice Competition Results**


Due Date: TBA
  • Performers must complete the application and submit the registration fee in order to perform.
    • Click the “Register” button above for the application.
  • Performers must be Arizona residents.
  • Performers must be in grades nine through twelve; no younger than 13 and  no older than 18 years of age on the day of the competition.
  • Early submission is advised. It is possible that all available slots for competitors may be filled before the end of the application submission period. If all slots are full before the end of the application submission period, please email competition@azmusicfest.org to be placed on a waiting list.
  • No application refunds will be given in the event of performer withdrawal.

Date & Time:

  • The Competition will be held on TBA between 1 and 5pm.
    • We ask families to please reserve the entire duration of the competition until performers receive their exact timeslot.
    • The competition may begin earlier or later depending on the number of performers.
  • Performers will be notified of their exact timeslot by TBA
  • Performers will be assigned an arrival time that is roughly 5-10 minutes before their scheduled warm-up time.
  • All performers will have a ten-minute warm-up time with their accompanist preceding their performance time.


  • The competition will be held at Arizona Musicfest: 7950 E Thompson Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85255. (Map)
  • Performers will receive an arrival time that is roughly 15 minutes before their scheduled warm-up time. Please plan to arrive no later than your assigned arrival time.


  • Performers must perform two contrasting selections.*One selection from classical repertoire and one selection from musical theatre repertoire.


  • Two contrasting selections from classical repertoire.


  • Two contrasting selections from musical theatre repertoire.


  • All selections must be memorized.
  • Both selections will be performed in the order of the performer’s choice.
  • Performers will “slate” – give their name and the names of the pieces that they will be performing in order of performance.
  • The maximum performance time is seven minutes.
  • Performers must provide three total copies of their score(s):
    • Score(s) must have measures numbered and cuts marked (if any) so the judges can use them as a reference during the performance.


  • Pieces for voice and piano must be performed with accompaniment.
  • Performers must provide their own live accompanist. No tracks of any kind will be allowed. If you need assistance finding an accompanist, please email competitions@azmusicfest.org.


  • Up to three performer will be awarded cash prizes:
    • First Prize: $450
    • Second Prize: $350
    • Third Prize: $200
  • Awarded performers may be invited to perform in the Young Musicians Concert Series in the MIM Music Theater.
  • Awarded performers may receive additional performance opportunities as they are announced.


  • Judges will stop performers if their performance exceeds the competition time limit. There is no penalty if a performer needs to be stopped for this reason.
  • Judges may elect to award Honorable Mentions to performers demonstrating high levels of artistry in their performances.
  • Judges have the option to withhold prizes.
  • All teachers will receive judges’ comments within a week of the adjudication date.

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Questions? Email competition@azmusicfest.org