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Grand Concours


General information

Applications for 2020 are now open


First Prize: $3,000

Second Prize: $2,000

Third Prize: $1,000

Application information

Application is free

Open to all nationalities

Ages 18 to 25 (on the day of the Finals)

All completed applications should be received by TBA

Application deadline: February 1, 2020


March 20, 2020

Butler School of Music

University of Texas in Austin


Application Material


2 Audio Recordings:

1 French Opera Aria, by a French composer
1 French Art Song, by a French composer
If you have a doubt whether a composer is French, please contact us

Recordings should be audio recordings, preferably in mp3 format


Filled application form

1 Photo


Material should be submitted by email at

Finals' Program


1 French Opera aria by a French composer
3 French Art Songs by one single French composer
(if you have a doubt whether a composer if French, please contact us)
Selections may include the pre-selection repertoire or not


All completed applications will be evaluated by a specialized panel of judges. 10 singers will be selected for the Finals in Austin.

Finals will take place at the Bates Recital Hall of the Butler School of Music of the University of Texas in Austin. The Jury will be composed of a panel of international experts.

The Finals are open to the public.

Participants will be responsible for their individual airfare to Austin, Texas, and for their transportation and accomodation.

Accompanists will be provided.


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