Saturday, February 18, 2023
Martin Center for the Arts Powell Recital Hall
The Robert LaPella High School Vocal Competition is open to any high school student. The competition is generously funded in memory of Mr. LaPella, a beloved professor of music at ETSU from 1962-1997.
Competition will run from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.
Winners will be announced at 3:00 p.m. with a recital immediately following featuring the winners.
Prizes are as follows:
$1000 in cash
$4000 Guaranteed minimum scholarship(s) package offer to enroll in the ETSU Department of Music as a music major
($1000 for 4 years)
$800 in cash
$3000 Guaranteed minimum music scholarship(s) package offer to enroll in the ETSU Department of Music as a music major
($750 for 4 years)
$600 in cash
$2000 Guaranteed minimum music scholarship(s) offer to enroll in the ETSU Department of Music for applied vocal lessons and choir. No requirement to major in music.
($500 for 4 years)
Competitor Registration DUE on Friday, February 3, 2023
Registration fee of $30 per competitor
Registration Payment MUST BE RECEIVED IN ADVANCE.
No cash or checks will be taken at the check-in desk.
Payment can be made via credit card at:
Payment by check should be made out to: East Tennessee State University
and mailed to:
ETSU Department of Music
Attn. Dr. Sun-Joo Oh
PO Box 70661
Johnson City, TN 37614
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