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Vocal Division

Please note: Age eligibility for all divisions is determined by the contestant’s age as of September 28, the birthday of Confucius.

Age categories, performance times, and scholarship amounts:

Category Age Performance Time First prize Second Prize Third Prize
Junior Ages 13 and under 8 min $150 $100 $75
Senior Ages 14 – 17 8 min $200 $150 $100
University Ages 18 – 22 12 min $400 $250 $175

Division sponsors and scholarships:

  • The Vocal Division is sponsored by Mrs. Mei Syun Lin

Repertoire requirements:
Junior and Senior: 1 piece from the pre-selected Chinese repertoire, and 1 piece of the contestant’s choice in a different language.

University: 2 pieces from the pre-selected Chinese repertoire, and 1 piece of the contestant’s choice in a different language.

All pieces must be memorized.

Download a list of all vocal repertoire selections

Junior Repertoire Selections (ages 13 and under)

From Chinese Folk Songs, Vol. 1
All music books include audio files to teach pronunciation.
Pieces arranged for both high and low voice
Purchase this book from Leyerle Publications

Senior Repertoire Selections (ages 14 – 18)

From Traditional and Modern Chinese Art Songs, Vol. 2
All music books include audio files to teach pronunciation.
Pieces arranged for both high and low voice
Purchase this book from Leyerle Publications

From Chinese Folk Songs, Vol. 1
Pieces arranged for both high and low voice
Purchase this book from Leyerle Publications

University Repertoire Selections (ages 18 – 22)

Choose 1 Art Song:
From Traditional and Modern Chinese Art Songs, Vol. 2
All music books include audio files to teach pronunciation.
Pieces arranged for both high and low voice
Purchase this book from Leyerle Publications

Choose 1 Folk Song:
From Chinese Folk Songs, Vol. 1
Pieces arranged for both high and low voice
Purchase this book from Leyerle Publications