SUMMER VOCAL COMPETITION
Introducing our 2022 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition! Think you have what it takes to be a star? Sign up to be a contestant! Winners will receive up to $1,000! Read the info below on how to register.
Monday, April 17th: Video submissions OPEN
Saturday, June 4th at 4 PM: Video submissions CLOSE
ROUND 2 - Semifinals, Friday June 24th & Saturday June 25th
4 PM: Junior Semifinals
7 PM: Youth Semifinals
4 PM: 15+ Semifinals (show 1)
5:15 PM: 15+ Semifinals (show 2)
6:30 PM: 15+ Semifinals (show 3)
7:45 PM: 15+ Semifinals (show 4)
ROUND 2.5 (ages 15+ only)
Tuesday June 28th, 2 PM - 4 PM: Live auditions
Wednesday June 29th, 4 PM - 6 PM: Live auditions
Thursday June 30th, 6 PM - 8 PM: Live auditions
Saturday, July 30th, 12 PM - 2 PM: Group A rehearsal (Professional division)
Saturday, August 6th, 12 PM - 2 PM: Group B rehearsal (Professional division)
Saturday, August 13th, 12 PM - 2 PM: Group C rehearsal (Professional division)
Friday, August 19th, 5 PM - 7 PM: Dress rehearsal (Professional division)
ROUND 3 - Finals
Saturday, August 20th, 11 AM - 12:30 PM: Junior division Final Round Concert
Saturday, August 20th, 1 PM - 2:30 PM: Youth division Final Round Concert
Saturday, August 20th, 3 PM - 4:30 PM: Adept division Final Round Concert
Saturday, August 20th, 7:30 PM - 9 PM: Professional division Final Round Concert
Here is an overview of the dates and times of the rounds and rehearsals:
There are four competing divisions:
Junior (ages 4 - 10)
Youth (ages 11 - 14)
Adept (ages 15 & older)
Professional (ages 15 & older)
Round 1: Video Audition (Due Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 4 PM)
Contestants must fill out the form at the bottom of this page in it's entirety, and then pay a non-refundable $50 entry fee, which can be done after filling out the form below.
Contestants will submit a link to a 2-3 minute video of them singing one song of their choice that suits their vocal abilities well. Pop, soul, R&B, or rock genres are preferred, but other styles such as classical or jazz are allowed. You can send us videos directly to our email, or you can submit videos that are on YouTube or Vimeo. Please submit videos that feature you singing without pitch correction or auto-tuning. Contestants will be notified if they have advanced to Round 2 by Sunday, June 6th 2022.
Kenya Clark, 2019 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition Finalist
Bailey Schepps, 2020 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition Finalist
Round 2: Semifinals Concert (Friday, June 24th & Saturday, June 25th) - Location TBA
Contestants that have advanced to the second round (Semifinals) will be notified by email. For this round, contestants will perform in a live concert setting, for a panel of judges.
The location of the Semifinal Round Concert is TBA, and will be open to the public. General admission tickets will be available for purchase. Junior and Youth contestants may bring one adult to be admitted into the concert for free, as the contestant's guardian. Contestants and their families do not need to stay for the entire concert, as it may be up to two hours long. Contestants will be notified on Sunday, June 26th if they have advanced to the next round.
The days, times, and locations of the Semifinal Round Concerts are listed below:
Friday, June 24th, 4 PM
Friday, June 25th 7 PM
Ages 15+ Semifinals
Saturday, June 25th 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Show 1)
Saturday, June 25th 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM (Show 2)
Saturday, June 25th 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Show 3)
Saturday, June 25th 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM (Show 4)
Round 2.5 (ages 15+ ONLY): Live auditions (June 28th, 29th, & 30th)
Contestants 15 and older that have advanced to Round 2.5 will again be notified by email. This round will determine which contestants will be put into the Adept and Professional divisions. There will be multiple days and times to ensure everyone has an opportunity to find a day and time that works for them. The days, times, and locations are listed below:
Tuesday, June 28th 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, at Sing! Utah Performing Arts Academy
Address: 2560 S Main St. South Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Wednesday, June 29th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at American Preparatory Academy Draper 2 campus
Address: 11938 Lone Peak Pkwy Draper, UT
Thursday, July 8th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Orem, UT (exact address TBA)
Contestants will NOT need to have a song prepared to sing. They will only be tested on their aural skills, and their ability to harmonize.
Jeff Smith, 2020 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition Winner
Round 3: Final Round Concert Saturday, August 20th - Location TBA
Contestants that have advanced to the final round will again be notified by email. The final contestants of all divisions will perform one song each in a live concert setting, in front of a panel of judges. Professional division contestants will perform with a live band, and will also sing backup vocals on each other's songs (rehearsal required). The competition will take place on Saturday, August 20th 2022, throughout the day. The exact date and location is yet to be determined.
The winning contestants of all divisions will all receive trophies. In addition, the Junior division winner will receive $250, the Youth division winner will receive $400, the Adept division winner will receive $500, and the Professional division winner will receive $1,000.
Contestants in the Professional division must be available for a rehearsal and a dress rehearsal, in order to be ready for the Final Round Concert. They will be organized into groups of four, and all groups will have one rehearsal each. These rehearsal dates will take place on the following afternoons in Draper, UT:
Group A rehearsal:
Saturday, July 30th, 12 PM - 2 PM
Group B rehearsal:
Saturday, August 6th, 12 PM - 2 PM
Group C rehearsal:
Saturday, August 13th, 12 PM - 2 PM
All Professional Division contestants must be available for the dress rehearsal, that will take place on:
Friday, August 19th, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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COVID-19 Notice: Due to the current coronavirus outbreak, Sing! Utah is taking a number of precautions to ensure our performers and audience members are safe, while still providing the best possible experience at our 2020 vocal competition. We will be abiding by Utah state's pandemic guidelines and procedures, which you can find here. Please keep in mind that by the time the competition day draws closer, these guidelines may have changed drastically. The venue of the competition may be either indoors, or outdoors depending on the color phase of the state guidelines.
We at Sing! Utah will try our absolute hardest to ensure everyone involved in our competition has a memorable, fulfilling experience they will never forget, despite the current pandemic situation.