Doris Mattingly, Competition Chair,

The Washington International Competition for Voice took place on June 4, 2010, for semifinals, and on June 5, 2010, for finals, at 2 pm in the Terrace Theater of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

2010 Competition Winners

  • First Prize—Colleen Daly 
  • Second Prize—Chrystal Williams
  • Third Prize—Liisa Davila
  • Audience Prize—Colleen Daly


  • First Prize—$8,000
  • Second Prize—$5,000
  • Third Prize—$3,000
  • Audience Prize—$500

Additional prizes may be awarded.


Gwendolyn Bradley, Evelyn Lear, John Shirley-Quirk


Thomas Bagwell, Joy Schreier

Preliminary CD Judges

Eugene Galvin, Rebecca Littig, Regina McConnell, Thomas Reilly, Louise McClelland Urban


Applicants must not be under professional management. Applicants must be neither younger than 18 nor older than 32 at the time of the competition. Proof of age will be required. First-prize winners of this competition in past years may not apply.

Preliminary Judges

Eugene Galvin
Tom Reilly
Louise McClelland Urban
Elizabeth Vrenios
Arianna Zukerman


To access the application, click here. Applications should be postmarked no later than March 8, 2010.