Schmidt Youth Vocal Competition - Minneapolis - 5/6/2017

The Schmidt Youth Vocal Competition has a new location at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities!

It is an all-day competition on Saturday, May 6​, which includes two rounds of competition plus a master class with our adjudicators. To compete, singers must be high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors and prepare three selections, one of which can be a musical theater piece.

Applications can be found online at​

The application deadline is​ April 22, 2017.

Generous Cash Prizes:

  • ​First Place​ - $2500
  • Second Place - $2000
  • Third Place - $150
  • Finalist ​- $250
  • Encouragement ​Awards - $100​

​Scholarships Available: Schmidt Vocal Institute $2000 - University of Minnesota matching award​ 

Judges/Master Class Clinicians:

  • Jean Del Santo - University of Minnesota
  • Margo Garrett - The Juilliard School
  • Christine Meadows - Portland State University
  For more information, please contact Linda McAlister, competition manager, at