The Ontario Arts Federation is now accepting applications for singers interested in competing for the Christina and Louis Quilico Awards. The competition is open to Canadian citizens residing or studying in Ontario, or from Ontario studying elsewhere, between age 20-35 as of 1/1/2008. The OAF site has links to competition guidelines and applications. The deadline for applications is November 16, 2007.
Past awards recipients have included sopranos Sonja Gustafson, Sinead Sugrue, and Miriam Khalil, mezzo soprano Ramona Carmelly, tenor Lawrence J. Wilford, and baritones Philip Carmichael and Justin Welsh.