Typical Competition Schedule
The Schmidt Competition is an all-day event.
Below is a typical schedule for the day, however each competition varies in schedule based on the number of applicants.
8:30am Registration Begins
9:20am-12:45pm First Round Competition (Audition times are assigned by travel time and when application was received)
12:45pm-2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm-3:00pm Master Class (Three singers are chosen from the first round)
3:15pm Announcement of Finalists
3:30pm Final Round Begins
4:15pm Deliberation/Performance by former winners and students of the host university
5:00pm Awards Ceremony, Distribution of Comments, and Consultations with Adjudicators
Competition activities completed between 5:30pm-6:00pm
The William E. Schmidt Foundation
As part of its mission the William E. Schmidt Foundation provides support and encouragement to youth in the arts. Annually the Foundation provides scholarships and support to over one hundred and fifty students in the arts. The William E. Schmidt Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations.
Contact InformationSchmidt Vocal Competition
501 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056
Telephone: (513) 529-3046
Fax: (513) 529-3027