Holy Names University: Valley Center for the Performing Arts Oakland, CA
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James Toland Vocal Arts is an Oakland, CA based nonprofit established to encourage and cultivate, through competition and education, the emerging talents of singers who aspire to a professional career in vocal performance.
The 2014 JTVA Competition Weekend is comprised of three events which are all open to the public. Singers will compete for $16,000 in prize money and an opportunity to perform with the Oakland East Bay Symphony. All events will be held at the Valley Center for the Performing Arts on the Holy Names University campus, 3500 Mountain Boulevard in Oakland, CA.
Master Class - Friday, June 20, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Renowned mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer will conduct a master class for the Tier One competition finalists. This class will be a wonderful opportunity to see these fine singers continue to develop their talents under the mentorship of this great artist.
Tier Two Vocal Competition Finals - Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. Tier Two is for singers who are studying at or near the college level and considering a professional singing career. Seven finalists will compete before a judging panel and live audience.
Tier One Vocal Competition Finals - Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Tier One is for singers who have studied voice extensively, developed substantial skill in vocal performance, and are ready to begin a professional career. Seven finalists will compete before a judging panel and live audience.
Tickets may be purchased for single events, for two event combinations, or for all three events. Tickets for all events will also be available at the door.
One Event - $20 (Students $10) Two Events Combo - $30 (Students $15) Three Events Combo - $40 (Students $20)
Holy Names University: Valley Center for the Performing Arts (View)
3500 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619