Emerging Artists Vocal Arts Competition “IN HONOR OF DENYCE GRAVES”
Saturday, November 2, 2013 @ 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Walker Chapel United Methodist Church (Arlington, VA)
Price: OPEN & FREE to the Public
NOTE: Event is sponsored by The Millennium-Seat Pleasant Club of the National Capital Area (MSPNCA), Mid-Atlantic District, of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (NANBPWC), The Opera NOVA, and The Northern Virginia Chapter of The National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
The 2013 Vocal Arts Competition for Emerging Artists provides, “in honor of Denyce Graves”, an African-American mezzo soprano opera singer, experience and exposure to Black young adults striving to pursue a classical vocal arts career. The Honorary Chair for this occasion is Gwen Moten, an African American International Classical Singer and Musician. This event will be held from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM at the Walker Chapel United Methodist Church, 4102 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207. Donations and a free will offering will be accepted at this event.
2013 Vocal Arts Competition for Emerging Artists will provide an opportunity for Black classical vocalists, young men and women to receive monetary awards ranging from $300 to $100 according to his/her placement in the competition, as well as an opportunity to compete at the Mid-Atlantic District and National levels of NANBPWC. It is an excellent opportunity to continue to showcase, promote, and foster classical talents, as well as provide an opportunity for visibility and the awareness of the classical arts in the Washington Metropolitan Area.