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Competition Date:
March 18, 2023   |   2:00pm   |   Arts Fort Worth   |   1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Who Can Apply:
The McCammon Voice Competition is open to an international pool of artists actively working toward a professional opera career.
Audition Requirements:
All applicants must submit recordings of two (2) opera arias representing contrasting styles and languages. The recordings must have been made within the last year, and may be with piano or live orchestral accompaniment (proof of permission to use the orchestral recording must be supplied upon request).
  • From the applications, up to 10 contestants will be chosen to participate in the final round.
  • If selected as a finalist, artists will submit a list of five opera arias for the competition rounds (these arias do not have to be the same as submitted with the application).
  • An accompanist will be provided for the competition.
Prize Awards:
  • Up to  $15,000 
How to Apply:
All applicants must submit applications through YAP Tracker by January 20, 2023.

All applicants must include the following materials:
  • Resume - include education/training information, roles performed and where, otherResume 
  • professional experience (concerts and awards)
  • Proof of Age - driver's license, birth certificate or passport
  • Recording of two opera arias - in contrasting styles and languages, made within the previous year
All applications must be submitted online through YAP Tracker.

A panel of internationally acclaimed and recognized judges will judge the semifinal round and the final round.

Angela Turner Wilson, General & Artistic Director of Fort Worth Opera

Devere Burnett, Artist Manager for IMG Artists

Ian Derrer, Kern Wildenthal General Director & CEO of The Dallas Opera

Patrick Summers, Artistic & Music Director of Houston Grand Opera

Additional Information:

  • Those who are selected as finalists will be notified by the end of February, 2023
  • Each contestant selected for the finals will receive a $250 travel stipend
  • Housing will be provided for all contestants
  • Transportation to all venues will be provided by the McCammon Voice Competition
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