Collegiate Vocal Competition

The Opera Grand Rapids’ Collegiate Vocal Competition provides an opportunity for the finest student vocalists being trained full-time at West Michigan area colleges and universities to compete in a professional competition and to be recognized for excellence by a professional opera company.

 Pictured: 2016-2017 Collegiate Vocal Competition Concert


2018-2019 Season Collegiate Vocal Competition

The 2018-2019 Season Collegiate Vocal Competition has not yet been scheduled. The competition will be held in the spring of 2019. Please check back soon for the dates.

How To Apply

Applications for the 2018-2019 Season Vocal Competition are not yet open. Please check back next season.

Collegiate Committee

William Bokhout, Grand Rapids Community College, Chair
Dr. Jung Woo Kim, Hope College
Barbara McCargar, Aquinas College
Dr. Rhea Olivacce, Western Michigan University
Dr. Charsie Sawyer, Calvin College
Dale Schriemer, Grand Valley State University
Dr. Christopher Ludwa, Kalamazoo College


The Opera Grand Rapids Collegiate Consortium

Thank you to the following regional colleges and universities who have joined forces in support of our Collegiate Vocal Competition!