A teacher who is entering students in the student auditions may not accompany any students. Students must bring their own pianist. One pianist may not be assigned to more than 10 students
Each classification has a different time limit. The time limit includes ALL aspects of the audition, not just the actual singing time. Timing begins when the student announces his/her first selection.
|Lower College||10 minutes|
|Upper College||12 minutes|
|80-84||Average, needs work in one or more areas|
|70-79||Below average, improvement needed before further competition|
All singers who place in the competition will receive a certificate to mark their achievements. In addition, the following awards will be presented.
Cash awards are not given to finalists in the high school divisions. However, the first place winners will receive $100.00 scholarship toward college tuition or further study. Application for monetary awards must be submitted in writing to the Auditions Chair.
|Categories 7A – 12B||Categories 13 – 14|
|First Place: $65||First Place: $85|
|Second Place: $55||Second Place: $70|
|Third Place: $45||Third Place: $60|
|Fourth Place: $35||Fourth Place: $50|
|Fifth Place: $25||Fifth Place: $40|
A special certificate is awarded to the most promising professional voice selected by a panel of judges from first place winners in Divisions 11B, 12B, 13, and 14. The Grady Harlan Award winner receives $250.