The Heritage Choir Vocal Scholarship 

Application Instructions

The Southern Utah Heritage Choir is excited to continue their efforts to promote the development of young singers in our area by sponsoring The Heritage Choir Vocal Scholarship.  This competition is for high school seniors who reside in the Washington County School District boundaries. 

Two (2) winners will receive a $1000 scholarship and will be invited to perform as featured soloists with the Southern Utah Heritage Choir at the Spring Concert, which will be held March 3 at 7:30 pm at Crimson Cliffs High School.   Additionally, the scholarship winners will join the choir on a few choir pieces.  The due date for submitting the online application, letters of recommendation, transcript, and photo is Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

Please note, each applicant must be available to rehearse with the Southern Utah Heritage Choir on Thursday evenings in February between 6:30-9:00 pm at the Dunford Auditorium on Dixie State University campus.  Applicants will also need to be available to rehearse at the dress rehearsal on March 2 at 6:30 pm at Crimson Cliffs High School in Washington, Utah, and perform on March 3, at 7:30 pm at Crimson Cliffs High School.  If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

How to Apply:

  1.  Complete the online application form.

Complete the online application by clicking here.         

  1.  Submit headshot, high school transcripts, and letter of     recommendation

Each applicant should  email a high quality digital headshot, digital PDF copies of high school transcripts, and a digital PDF copy of a letter of recommendation (from someone other than your high school choir teacher) to [email protected] 

In addition to this letter of recommendation, your high school choir teacher will also be asked to submit an online recommendation form on your behalf.  This recommendation form will be sent directly from the scholarship committee to your choir teacher.  In order to get this teacher recommendation submitted in ample time, please email the committee at [email protected] 2-4 weeks in  advance of the deadline with your teacher’s name and  email address so the scholarship committee can send the form to your teacher to complete before the November 29th deadline. 

  1.  In person audition

After submitting your online application, headshot, transcripts, and letter of recommendation, the scholarship committee will review your application.  Finalists will be contacted by mid December to be invited to a live audition, which will take place at the beginning of January.  The audition repertoire can be an art song, an opera aria, a folk song, a sacred song, or a song from musical theater.  The applicants will be responsible for providing their own live piano accompaniment for the live audition.  The winners will be selected to perform in The Southern Utah Heritage Choir’s Spring concert, which will be held on March 3 at 7:30 pm and will receive a $1000 scholarship.          

Click to complete the on line application