Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, performing the solo portions of Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and the Quartet from Verdi's Rigoletto on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at St James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago. (Dress rehearsal Tuesday evening, May 20, 2014, same location.)
This additional opportunity is offered as part of The American Prize in Vocal Performance Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Awards national competition and is open to 2014 applicants in the professional and college/university categories, only.
Each winner will receive a $500 all-inclusive fee (no additional housing, travel or per diem), payment to be made on the day of the performance. Although the Chicago Oratorio Award is an additional contest open to all professional and college/university applicants for The American Prize in Vocal Performance, 2014, it is geared primarily to those who live within comfortable travel distance of Chicago and/or who can make their own housing/travel arrangements.
Complete information, application forms and requirements: http://www.theamericanprize.org/vocalperf.html
Automatic postmark deadline extensions to Monday, February 25, 2014 are available to those email by that date with their intention to apply: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vocal scores to the Beethoven and Verdi may downloaded here:
(see link, middle of the page)