2022 Annual JTVA Vocal Competition Weekend

Presented by James Toland Vocal Arts

The James Toland Vocal Arts Competition Finals Weekend

Join us at the 9th Annual JTVA Vocal Competition to hear some of the world’s most talented young singers as they compete for the top prize!

Open to the public in San Francisco at the Wilsey Center in the SF War Memorial & Performing Arts Center, the finals showcase 14 exceptional singers who will compete in front of our live audience and panel of judges, vying for over $50,000 in prizes and special performance awards. Singers will present two songs over two days. 

Judges for the competition include Ofer Dal Lal, Wendy Hillhouse, Alex Katsman, José Luis Moscovich, Michele Patzakis, James Toland, and Frederica von Stade.

Vocal Competition Weekend Schedule (join us for one or all of the events!):

Saturday, July 16, 2022

3:30 P.M. - Master Class with music educator Ann Baltz 

6:00 P.M. - Master Class with composer Jake Heggie 


Sunday, July 17, 2022

3:30 P.M. - Tier II Competition Finals

7:00 P.M. - Tier I Competition Finals


As a member of our audience, you will have the chance to vote for your favorite artist in the coveted Audience Favorite Award. Winners will be announced during the finals, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet the singers at our Reception, which will be held directly after the Finals Concert.

Get your tickets now and hear the world's best young vocal talent! For more information and to reserve your ticket, visit www.jtva.org/2022.

Tier I Finalists

Andrea Baker, soprano

Joshua Conyers, baritone

Alex DeSocio, baritone

Kara Dugan, mezzo-soprano

Timothy Murray, baritone

Aryeh Nussbaum-Cohen, countertenor

Ariana Wehr, soprano

Tier II Finalists

Aaron Crouch, tenor

Adia Evans, soprano

Helaine Liebman, soprano

Isabella Luchi, soprano

Jennie Olivia, soprano

Zoe Rose Pallas (Proeber), soprano

Michael Skarke, countertenor


City: San Francisco
Price Range:
$10 to $20


Andrea Baker Soprano
Joshua Conyers Baritone
Alex DeSocio Baritone
Kara Dugan Mezzo-soprano
Timothy Murray Baritone
Aryeh Nussbaum-Cohen Countertenor
Ariana Wehr Soprano
Aaron Crouch Tenor
Adia Evans Soprano
Helaine Liebman Soprano
Isabella Luchi Soprano
Jennie Olivia Soprano
Zoe Rose Pallas (Proeber) Soprano
Michael Skarke Countertenor

The Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center

The Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center

401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States