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James Toland
Vocal Arts

 

2017 FINALISTS REVEALED!

TIER I
Julie Adams
Nicholas Brownlee
Mason Gates
Samantha Hankey
Sandra Hamaoui
Andrew Manea
Daniel Moody


TIER II
Clare Demer
Emilie Faiella
Maya Kherani
Erin O'Meally
William Ottow
Julia Metzler
Sean Stanton

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Latest News


James Toland
Vocal Arts

 

2017 FINALISTS REVEALED!

TIER I
Julie Adams
Nicholas Brownlee
Mason Gates
Samantha Hankey
Sandra Hamaoui
Andrew Manea
Daniel Moody


TIER II
Clare Demer
Emilie Faiella
Maya Kherani
Erin O'Meally
William Ottow
Julia Metzler
Sean Stanton

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JTVA is an Oakland, California based nonprofit established to encourage and cultivate, through competition and education, the emerging talents of singers who aspire to a professional career in vocal performance.


 

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DAVID GOCKLEY AND DEBORAH VOIGT - "INDUSTRY LEADERS” PARTICIPATE IN OAKLAND VOICE COMPETITION

SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE

"When the fourth-annual James Toland Vocal Arts is held June 23–24 in Oakland’s Holy Names University, the jury will include a man who has been listening to (and launching big careers for) hundreds of young voices for more than four decades. For those in auditions or a contest, San Francisco Opera General Director Emeritus David Gockley is always a welcome presence...."

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TWO JUILLIARD-TRAINED VOCALISTS WIN TOP PRIZES

Bass-baritone Cody Quattlebaum won both the Tier I Grand Prize and Audience Favorite awards and soprano Eva Gheorghiu was awarded first place in Tier II at the third Annual James Toland Vocal Arts (JTVA) Vocal Competition held on Saturday, June 25, 2016. 

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Past Finalists


Past Finalists


PAST COMPETITION FINALISTS

2016

TIER I

Yelena Dyachek
Arnold Livingston Geis
Veronica Jensen
Kisma Jordan
Jennifer Lindsay
Aundi Moore
Cody Quattlebaum

TIER II

Greg Allen Friedman
Aaron Gallington
Eva Gheorghiu
Timothy Madden
Madelaine Matej
Julia Metzler
Alexander Taite

2015

TIER I

Elizabeth Baldwin
Jason Duika
Sara LeMesh
Jennifer Lindsay
Clarissa Lyons
Emma McNairy
Brent Turner

TIER II

Clare Demer
Samuel James Dewese
Aaron Gallington
Angela Jarosz
Bradley King
Emma Rosenthal
Claire Weber

2014

TIER I

David Blalock
Ryan Bradford
Lara Lynn Cottrill
Jason Duika
Nicole Greenidge
Katherine Leemhuis
Abigail Levis

TIER II

Caleb Barnes
Allie Jessing
Hannah Ludwig
Chelsea Lyons
Stefan Miller
Anne Hepburn Smith
Alexander Taite