Opera Index Vocal Competition

Opera Index, Inc. is a tax exempt corporation whose mission is to assist young singers at the early stages of their careers with cash awards.

The Major Awards are: $10,000; $7,500; $5,000; $4,000, $3,500, and $3,000. Emerging Artist Awards are $2,000 each. Encouragement Awards are $1,000 each.


Preliminary Auditions:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Finals will held on:
Friday, October 20, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

All Auditions and Finals will be held at Lang Hall at Hunter College on East 69th St., New York City. Lang Hall is on the 4th floor.

Applicants must not be older than 35 at the time of the first audition and be referred a music professional.


View a Adobe PDF Application click here (168k-pdf).

To receive an application by mail send a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to:

Opera Index, Inc.
c/o Janet Stovin
1160 3rd avenue Apt 10E; New York, NY 10065
(212) 877-6778 phone/fax   E-mail JanetTS@aol.com

Applications my be submitted on YapTracker.

Opera Index, Inc.

PO Box 237153
Ansonia Station, NY NY 10023


Opera Index Officers

President: Jane Shaulis; Vice Presidents: Janet Stovin, Philip Hagemann; Recording Secretary: Stephen Phebus; Treasurer: Murray Rosenthal

Board of Directors

Ellen Godfrey, Philip Hagemann, John David Metcalfe, Mark Moorman, Stephen Phebus, Murray Rosenthal, Jane Shaulis, Robert Steiner, Janet Stovin, Jessie B. Walker.

Advisory Board

Lucine Amara, Ken Benson, Stephen De Maio, Rosalind Elias, Cori Ellison, Elaine Malbin, Jane Marsh, Eric Owens, Eve Queler, Elinor Ross, Midge Woolsey.

Executive Director

Joseph S. Gasperec

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