Young American Singers Competition


Young American Singers Competition | November 14, 2021

Join The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and The American Bach Society for the eleventh biennial competition for American singers with special interest in the music of J. S. Bach. With young vocalists, including:

  • Soprano: Hannah de Priest, Amy Broadbent
  • Mezzo-soprano: Sylvia Lieth
  • Countertenor: Matheus Coura
  • Tenor: Matthew Hill
  • Baritone: Edward Vogel, Elijah Blaisdell,
  • Christopher Talbot, Michael Hewitt

The competition will take place at the Luckenbach Mill is located in the Colonial Industrial Quarter in Bethlehem.

Finalists will perform arias from many of Bach’s most beloved compositions, including the Saint Matthew Passion, Mass in B Minor, and Saint John Passion

With some 50 applicants, 10 finalists will perform before a live audience and a panel of judges, including internationally renowned soloists: soprano Kendra Coltonbass-baritone David Newman, soprano and Bach Choir Vocal Coach Rosa LamoreauxBach Scholar and faculty member at Emory University, Stephen Crist, and Greg Funfgeld, The Bach Choir’s Artistic Director and Conductor.

This is a free event with no tickets required. Bach Choir COVID protocol applies to everyone in attendance.