We encourage you to support the Handel Aria Competition by making a tax-deductible donation. The funds are used to cover live accompaniment, prizes, and the costs of participating for finalists. After hearing that the expense of coming to Madison, WI for the finals was preventing singers from applying, we decided to offer $500 in travel money to every single finalist. We did this to encourage as many young artists as possible to participate, and saw an immediate doubling of applications. We invite you to help us cover this $3,000 commitment to the emerging artists we are supporting through the Competition, as well as the professional accompaniment by the Madison Bach Musicians and prize money of $3,750.
We now also raise funds to pay for airfare for our first prize winner to travel to London the following spring to give a lunchtime recital in Handel’s parish church. We are very grateful to our colleagues at the London Handel Festival for making this unique opportunity available.
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To donate by mail, please complete our HAC donation Form and send your check donation by mail to:
Handel Aria Competition
P.O. Box 5554
Madison, WI 53705-5554
- All donors will receive recognition in the Handel Aria Competition concert program.
- Donors of $500 or more will receive a special invitation to meet the finalists after the competition.
- Donors of $1000 of more will receive reserved seating at the competition.