The Jensen Foundation hosts its 16th annual vocal competition May 18-23, 2015, at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City. The winner receives $15,000 and an opportunity to perform in OPERA America's 2016 Emerging Artist Recital Series. Are you actively pursuing a career in opera? Apply now to compete!


The Jensen Foundation was established in 2000 by Lavinia Jensen to support the most promising young professionals in the field of opera. Since that inaugural competition 15 years ago, we've awarded more than $483,000 in financial support. Learn more about the Jensen Foundation extended family!