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Cooper-Bing Competition
Cooper-Bing Competition
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
This internationally recognized vocal competition engages impressive young operatic talent from all over the world. The Cooper-Bing Competition aims to encourage emerging artists and celebrate the next generation of opera stars. Join us for an afternoon of outstanding singers as they compete for a top prize of $10,000.
MAIN OFFICE
55 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
UNITED STATES
614-384-5699
WEBSITE
ELIGIBILITY
The competition is open to professional and pre-professional singers who have completed, or are engaged in completing, a musical education suitable for the operatic stage.
- All applicants must be between 22-35 years of age on May 3, 2020.
- Past applicants (except those who have exceeded the age limit) may re-enter as new applicants. However, past finalists are no longer eligible to compete.
- Current full-time employees of the Opera Columbus staff are ineligible to audition.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Voice
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Annual
First prize $10,000 to $50,000
Smallest prize Less than $5,000
Jury chair(s) Not provided
Additional jurors Robert Ainsley, director of Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline February 16, 2020
FINALS (live rounds)
May 3, 2020, Southern Theatre, Columbus, OH
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2019 Lindsay Kate Brown
2018 Anne Marie Stanley
2017 Kidon Choi
2016 Alyssa Martin
2015 Antonina Chekhovskaya
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