The Hal Leonard Vocal Competition


The annual Hal Leonard Vocal Competition was founded in 2011 to encourage young singers from all over United States and Canada, from children through college undergraduates. Thousands of singers have participated in the competition, with top placing videos from 35 states and provinces, and over 40 colleges and universities. Participants must present two contrasting pieces from memory with no editing. There can be no sound reinforcement or audio enhancement. These students participated in the 2020 competition.
     


YOUNG ADULT VOICES (18-23)
 
Laura Duffy performing On the Steps of the Palace from "Into The Woods" and Always Starting Over from "If/Then"
Ryan Fanelli performing Dust and Ashes from “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812” and You’ll Be Back from “Hamilton"
Sophia Fortuna performing No One Else from “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812” and Gimme Gimme from “Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Kristin Odd performing Morning Person from “Shrek the Musical” and In My Dreams from “Anastasia”
Aaron Wachs performing Take A Chance on Me from “Little Women” and Loser Geek Whatever from “Be More Chill”
 
HIGH SCHOOL VOICES (16-18)
 
Tyler Coyle performing Grow for Me from “Little Shop of Horrors” and Stars from “Les Miserables"
Aren Duffy performing Talent from “Road Show” and Happy/Sad from “The Addams Family”


Cate Harding performing Can Do Better Than That from “The Last Five Years” and Far from The Home I Love from “Fiddler on the Roof”


Lauren Miro performing History of Wrong Guys from “Kinky Boots” and “On My Own” from “Les Miserables”


Faith Ray performing Journey to the Past from “Anastasia” and Popular from “Wicked”

Sydney Spancake performing On My Own from “Les Miserables” and Home from “Beetlejuice”


Morgan Strohl performing I Cain’t Say No from “Oklahoma!” and I Don’t Need A Roof from “Big Fish”

 
EARLY TEEN VOICES (13-15)
 
Olivia Fortuna performing A Chance in Me from “Beauty and the Beast” and I Know It’s Today from “Shrek the Musical”

Erika Kessler performing Just Breathe from "The Prom" and I Can Hear the Bells from “Hairspray”

Jadyn Krouse performing Good Morning Baltimore from "Hairspray" and I"m Not That Girl from "Wicked"


Maya Lanzisera performing I Know Things from "Into The Woods" and Reflection from "Mulan"


Isabella Lieberman performing I Love Play Rehearsal from “Be More Chill” and Home from “Beauty and the Beast”
Annie Martin performing Stupid With Love from “Mean Girls” and Home from “Beauty and the Beast”


Brielle Olivieri performing Mama Who Bore Me from “Spring Awakening” and Part of Your World from “The Little Mermaid”

Bria Petrella performing Someone Like You from “Jekyll and Hyde” and Popular from "Wicked"


Darcy Serenbetz performing Journey to the Past from “Anastasia” and Home from “Beauty and the Beast”
Sydney Wechsler performing Beyond My Wildest Dreams from “The Little Mermaid” and On My Own from “Les Miserables”
 
CHILDREN’S VOICES (12 and under)
 
Morgan Clark performing Naughty from “Matilda” and I Know It’s Today from “Shrek the Musical”


Kylie Free performing Maybe from “Annie” and I Know It’s Today from “Shrek the Musical”


Deepika Khusal performing Do You Want To Build a Snowman? from "Frozen" and Maybe from "Annie"


Ruby Lanzisera performing Good Girl Winnie Foster from "Tuck Everlasting" and Home from "Wonderland"
Quinn Wood performing If Momma Was Married from “Gypsy” and I Know It’s Today from “Shrek the Musical”