Introducing our 2023 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.
Saturday, February 25th: Video submissions OPEN
Friday, June 2nd at 10 PM: Video submissions CLOSE
ROUND 2 - Semifinals, Friday June 23rd & Saturday June 24th
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 27th, 2 PM - 4 PM: Live auditions
Wednesday June 28th, 4 PM - 6 PM: Live auditions
Thursday June 29th, 6 PM - 8 PM: Live auditions
Saturday, July 29th, 12 PM - 2 PM: Group A rehearsal (Professional division)
Saturday, August 5th, 12 PM - 2 PM: Group B rehearsal (Professional division)
Saturday, August 12th, 12 PM - 2 PM: Group C rehearsal (Professional division)
Friday, August 18th, 5 PM - 7 PM: Dress rehearsal (Professional division)
ROUND 3 - Finals
Saturday, August 19th, 11 AM - 12:30 PM: Junior division Final Round Concert
Saturday, August 19th, 1 PM - 2:30 PM: Youth division Final Round Concert
Saturday, August 19th, 3 PM - 4:30 PM: Adept division Final Round Concert
Saturday, August 19th, 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 9th, 2023 at 10 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 1-3 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 Saturday, June 10th 2023.
Kenya Clark, 2022 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition Winner
Bailey Schepps, 2020 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition Finalist
Round 2: Semifinals Concert (Friday, June 23rd & Saturday, June 24th) - 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, who will be watching via livestream.
The location of the Semifinal Round Concert is TBA, and will be open to the public. General admission tickets will be available for purchase. Contestants may leave after they sing. Theys will be notified on Sunday, June 25th if they have advanced to the next round.
The days, times, and locations of the Semifinal Round Concerts are listed below:
Friday, June 23rd, 4 PM
Friday, June 23th 7 PM
Ages 15+ Semifinals
Saturday, June 24th 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Show 1)
Saturday, June 24th 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM (Show 2)
Saturday, June 24th 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Show 3)
Saturday, June 24th 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM (Show 4)
Round 2.5 (ages 15+ ONLY): Live auditions (June 27th, 28th, & 29th)
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 27th 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: American Preparatory Academy Draper 2 campus
Address: 11938 Lone Peak Pkwy Draper, UT
Thursday, June 29th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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 with other singers.
Jeff Smith, 2020 Sing! Utah Vocal Competition Winner
Round 3: Final Round Concert Saturday, August 19th - 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 19th 2023, 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 29th, 12 PM - 2 PM
Group B rehearsal:
Saturday, August 5th, 12 PM - 2 PM
Group C rehearsal:
Saturday, August 12th, 12 PM - 2 PM
All Professional Division contestants must be available for the dress rehearsal, that will take place on:
Friday, August 18th, 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.