2021 Lyra New York International Vocal Competition

No Age Limit               Online              Opera    


$85 - January 31, 2021   

Final Registration Fee Deadline.

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Initial Round Deadline January 31, 2021

 In one email, send:

  • name, voice type, email address, phone, address

  • 2 professional references names and email addresses (not your voice teacher)

  • name of current or most recent voice teacher

  • pdf of resume

  • jpg headshot, file labeled with your name

  • links to recent audio and/or video of 2 contrasting opera arias 

Semi-Finalists Materials Deadline March 1, 2021

In one email, send:

  • name, voice type

  • 2 newly recorded audio and/or video links of 2 contrasting opera arias, in at least two languages.  These arias can be the same as in the Initial Round, provided that they meet the criteria.  (more info below)

  • unedited only

  • audio quality must be of good quality

  • media liability release form


Finalists Materials Deadline April 30, 2021

In one email, send:

  • name, voice type

  • 3 different new audio and/or video links of 3 contrasting opera arias, in three languages, of which one must be in English (more details below) 

  • unedited only

  • audio quality must be of good quality

Winners Announced Summer, 2021

More information regarding submissions - please let us know if you have any questions.  

  • A singer who is advanced from the Initial Round to the Semi-Final Round, is to submit two new arias, OR the same two arias submitted for the initial round RE-RECORDED and in unedited audio and/or video format.

  • The audio and/or video recordings submitted for the Finalist Round must be different than those previously submitted, and be recorded within no more than 6 months prior to the deadline (April 30, 2021).

  • As we are in the middle of a pandemic, recordings with pre-recorded accompaniment tracks are accepted.

REGISTER NOW!  Final Deadline for All Materials is January 31, 2021.

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