This year's finalists include Elisabeth Boudreault (soprano), Vanessa Croome (soprano), Marcel d'Entremont (tenor), and Sarah Dufresne (soprano).
First prize: $25,000 and performance opportunities in Montreal and Toronto. The 2018-2019 winner will perform at the Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur on April 25, 2019.
The Wirth Vocal Prize, established as a result of Elizabeth Wirth’s landmark gift in 2015, is awarded annually to an outstanding voice student at the Schulich School of Music who demonstrates exceptional skill and artistry. The first-place prize in the competition is valued at $25,000, a maximum of three runners-up will receive a $1000 prize.