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PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc. 2024 11th National Opera Competition

Open to singers ages 25 to 35 as of April 21, 2024.

1st Prize - $10,000; 2nd Prize - $5,000; 3rd Prize - $2,500 
Judges Special Award - $1,000
Audience Choice Award - $1,000
Finalists' Travel Expenses $500 

Deadline for application and video submission:
February 19, 2024, at 11:59 PM ET (Eastern Time)

Preliminaries and semifinal rounds will be done virtually
Final Round Live: April 21, 2024, Washington D.C.

A panel of professional opera experts will judge the preliminary,
semifinal and final rounds of the competition.
The decision of the judges is final.

Results will be announced on PARTNERS’ website on March 18, 2024
Early submission of applications is highly encouraged.

$35 registration and handling fee paid to Acceptd.

Applicants can apply for a waiver of this application fee by submitting
financial documentation to Acceptd.
Please visit the Acceptd Support Desk for more information.

PARTNERS reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or have the Competition
done virtually if this is imposed by force majeure.


About us:

PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc. is a nonprofit organization designed to support and encourage the development of opera singers ready for professional work through awards competitions, concerts, partnerships with arts organizations, and educational events.

To learn more about PARTNERS, visit our website or email us at