DLOG Competition for Colorado Singers

Since 1985, Denver Lyric Opera Guild has presented the Competition for Colorado Singers. This is an exciting event for promising young singers between the ages of 23 and 32. Two separate sets of judges made up of opera performers, directors and/or educators choose a designated number of candidates to whom cash awards are given in order to help these young people continue their careers.

Many of our finalists have gone on to grace the stages of opera houses around the world.

See our list of Competition Winners and Recent Award Winners


2017 First & Second Place Winners

DLOG 2017 Competition Awards

First Place: Ekkaterina Kotcherguina

Second Place: Amy Maples


2017 Top 7 Finalists

DLOG 2017 Competition Awards

Ekaterina Kotcherguina, Amy Maples, Joshua DeVane, Molly Jane Hill, Christian Mark Gibbs, Schlyer Vargas, Jovahnna Borboa


2017 Finalists & Finalist Judges

DLOG 2017 Competition Awards

Finalists: Ekaterina Kotcherguina, Amy Maples, Joshua DeVane, Molly Jane Hill, Christian Mark Gibbs, Schlyer Vargas, Jovahnna Borboa
Judges: Mark Calkins, Erie Mills, Emily Pulley


2017 Finalist Judges

DLOG 2017 Competition Awards

Mark Calkins, Erie Mills, Emily Pulley


2017 Top 15 Finalists

DLOG 2017 Competition Awards

Top Row: Michael Aiello, Griffen Hogan Tracy, Christian Mark Gibbs, Ekaterina Kotcherguina, Joshua DeVane, Schlyer Vargas

Bottom Row: Younwoo Seo, Nadya Hill, Clair McCahan, Rebecca Henriques, Mary Kettlewell, Humberto Borboa Beltran, Jovahnna Borboa, Amy Maples, Molly Jane Hill


DLOG also provides grants to Colorado colleges and universities as well as
apprentice programs conducted by Colorado's various opera companies.
For more information about our grants, please view the grants page.


The Guild is proud to support the opera scene in Colorado.
To date, over $1,000,000 has been given in competition awards and grants.

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