Supporting emerging singers and composers of vocal music
ASCAP/LOTTE LEHMANN FOUNDATION SONG CYCLE COMPETITION
Open to American composers under the age of thirty, in odd-numbered years.
Mission: To build the vocal music repertoire and to encourage the creation of
vocal music of the highest quality by commissioning the winners to create new works.
LOTTE LEHMANN FOUNDATION ART SONG PERFORMANCE COMPETITION
Open to everyone, everywhere, Internet-based, in even-numbered years.
Mission: To encourage singers and pianists the world over to learn and perform art
songs by awarding cash prizes to and providing exposure for the winners.
Open to emerging professional singers and collaborative pianists everywhere, once per year. Mission: To help train young singers and collaborative pianists by presenting
internationally-respected pedagogues from Europe in public masterclasses set in
prestigous New York City concert venues. (Beginning Fall, 2010)
WORLD OF SONG AWARD
Awarded annually to an eminent art song composer, singer, or collaborative pianist.
Mission: To recognize, celebrate, and thereby encourage excellence among
master artists in the world of professional vocal composition and performance.
The Foundation's media creation and publishing project.
Mission: To create and preserve for future generations documents in all media of great
vocal performances and compositions; to create and disseminate teaching materials
(including texts, master-classes and interviews) for use in the study of music by
professionals and amateurs the world over.