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Sue Goetz Ross Student Competition for Voice

The 2021 competition has passed. Congratulations to the winners and participants!

Application Deadline

Dates for the 2022 competition will be posted here in August 2021. This competition traditionally takes place the first weekend in March.

Judging and Winner’s Announcement

Saturday, March 7, 2020


Virtual. Applications should include video submissions (further requirements below). Meet the Judges and the Winner’s Announcement will take place via Zoom. More info to follow post-application date.


A $35 non-refundable application fee is required by the deadline. Apply online using a credit card.


The Sue Goetz Ross Memorial Competition is open to voice students ages 17 to 22. Participants must reside or study within a 50-mile radius of the DC metropolitan area.



Choose three selections of contrasting style and period, memorized:

Accompaniment: Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, you may use any accompaniment (including pre-recorded online accompaniment) or your own pianist.

Video Requirements


Mira Yang, Voice Competition Chair

If you experience technical difficulties, need to make a change to your application, or realize you’ve made an error, please email Mira Yang, as well as FMMC Managing Director, Jennie Weyman, at

2020 Winners