These are


that I shall treasure 

for the rest of my life

Nicolas Haigh, Organ Scholar (2009-2012)


Clare College Song Competition 2023

Date: Monday 17 October 2022 11.30am


The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge is delighted to announce the return of the Clare College Song Competition 2023. Open to singers and pianists aged 18-23 who are engaged in full-time study at Cambridge University, this is a great opportunity for emerging solo singers and piano accompanists studying at Cambridge University in the performance of Art Song. The prizes include:


1st Prize: The Clare College Singer’s Prize, £400

2nd Prize: £200


1st Prize: The Clare College Accompanist’s Prize, £150 (not necessarily from the winning duo)

There is an additional Masterclass opportunity where any singers and their pianists from the Semi-final/Final may be invited to take part in a public masterclass with James Gilchrist on the afternoon of the Final.

See the attached Vocal Competition 2023 Rules PDF for more information.

Click the link below to apply:

Vocal competiton Rules 2023.pdf (