Check back in the spring for more information regarding next years Sarah Vaughan Competition.
The competition is open to solo female vocalists of all nationalities who are not signed to a major record label. Singers will be judged on vocal quality, musicality, technique, performance, individuality, artistic interpretation and ability to swing; winner will receive a Concord Record deal.
In 1942, a teenage Sarah Vaughan won the Apollo Theater’s amateur singing competition in a legendary performance that served as a launching pad for a career that transformed one of America’s original art forms and elevated the craft of jazz vocal music.
Want to learn more about the various finalists? Click on their image to see their introduction video!