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Vocal Division

Tchaikovsky Music Competition Committee Seeking Contestants 2019!

The Tchaikovsky Music Competition (Vocal Division) will be held at the Center's Concert Hall on Saturday February 9th, 2018 starting at 1:30pm.  It is open to solo vocalists from age 12 to adults and divided into three categories: School, Young Adults (including college students), and Adults.

Contestants will sing one song composed by the Russian composer of their own selection, including Classical Russian Arias, Russian Art songs, and Russian Folk songs in classical arrangements. A panel of 3 professional vocal educators will judge performances.


  $50, School Level (12 - 18)
 $100, Young Adults Level (19 - 22)
 $150, Adults Level 

Register by January 15, 2019. Download the vocal division registration form.

Vocal Division Schedule: Saturday, February 9th 2019 at the New Russia Cultural Center, located at 1550 Broadway Rensselaer NY 12144.

School Level - 1:30pm
Young Adults Level - 2:00pm
Adults Level - 2:30pm

Award Ceremony and "All Winners Concert": 

Awards Ceremony and "All Winners Concert" will take place at the Center's Concert Hall on Saturday February 16th, 2019 at 1:30pm. The winners of all three divisions (Piano, Vocal and Violin) will perform at the “All Winners Concert”.  All music enthusiasts are welcome to come and witness the musical talent of these young Capital Region musicians. The concert will be followed by a reception.

The Vocal Division Winners 2018                   Kofi Hayford 1st Place

vocal winners 2018

Kofi Hayford







Kofi Hayford                      1st place Vocal Division
Marissa Scotti                   2nd place vocal Division
                                           Special Prize: Best Russian Diction for non-native Singers
Hei Lee Law                       3rd place
Siddharth Dubey               Special Prize: Best Russian Diction for non-native Singers



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