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Young Artists Competition 2015

This year the Beethoven Club has made significant changes in the guidelines for the Young Artists Competition. We did this after a review involving teachers, judges, students, and club members. The primary difference is that the entire process will be online. Guidelines are downloadable in the pdf below. Questions: Call Patricia Gray 901-493-0958 or email

Loralee Songer

Avanti Concert
Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Loralee Songer, mezzo-soprano
Perry Mears, piano

"A Musical Celebration of Women Poets"


Performed in English, all of the songs will feature text by women poets, including Marsha Norman, Emily Dickinson, Alice Fulton, Hilda Doolittle, Frederick von Stade, Rita Dove, Liz Lochead, Muriel Rukeyser and Dorothy Parker. The composers include Lucy Simon, Aaron Copland, Andre Previn, Ricky Ian Gordon, William Bolcom, Jake Heggie, Libby Larsen and Emma Lou Diemer.

*** New Competition Announcement ***

Las and Sara Savell Vocal Competition
October 2015


The Beethoven Club of Memphis is proud to announce the inauguration of the Las and Sara Savell Vocal Competition. It is designed to provide financial awards and professional encouragement to singers from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas between the ages of 19 and 28.  


  • First Prize $1000
  • Second Prize $300
  • Third Prize $200

Compete details will be announced by May 1, 2015.


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