Vocal competition dates announced for 2020; registration open

Registration is now open for the Ethel J. Armeling Vocal Scholarship Competition for High School students. The Ethel J. Armeling Vocal Scholarship Competition is open to any junior or senior in high school. Winners of the final round receive money awards to assist them to further future vocal studies. Focus of the literature presented is mainly on art song. To register, click here.

Preliminary Auditions: February 29, 2020, 9am to 3pm – Molly Grove Chapel, First Presbyterian Church, Lansing, MI

Finalist Gala Recital: March 15, 2020, 6pm – Cook Recital Hall, MSU campus

Registration Fee – $45

To all contestants:

  • Bring 1 set of scores to each day of competition
  • Mail your $45 registration fee to: The Steiner Chorale, PO Box 22183, Lansing, MI 48909 or send via PayPal to steinerchorale@gmail.com
  • Note: Accompanists can be provided for a $30 fee. Please indicate if you need an accompanist when you fill out the form.
Ethel J. Armeling

For the past five years, the Steiner Chorale, which has embraced the power of excellent music since its formation in 1968, has provided an opportunity to aspiring young people by sponsoring an annual Vocal Scholarship Competition. This event draws high school-aged students from music programs from all school districts across the state of Michigan and both recognizes and financially rewards the most talented among them.

As of the 2014 season, our Vocal Scholarship Competition has been renamed the Ethel J. Armeling Vocal Scholarship Competition, in honor of this most distinguished voice teacher (Professor Emeritus, MSU), who has been such an inspiration to students of vocal music for so many years.