Date:    Sunday 22 July
Time:   2.00pm
Venue: Townsville Grammar School Music Centre, 29 Paxton Street, North Ward

Did you know that the world’s longest opera is 5 hours and 15 minutes? Classical vocalists don’t just require skill; they also require strength and stamina. Only 3 vocalists will progress through from the preliminary round to earn their place in the Gala Open Vocal Finals concert.

Don’t miss out on hearing our future stars!

Featuring three finalists selected from the preliminary stage of Section 2: Open Vocal.

Concert followed by ‘Meet & Greet’ afternoon tea with finalists, entrants, adjudicators and special guests.


Prizes – Sponsored by Ishiyama Foundation

1st $1500 | 2nd $1000 | 3rd $500

1st place winner will also receive an invitation to perform as a guest soloist with the Barrier Reef Orchestra

Special Awards

Norton Challenor Award for Most Promising Vocalist $250 and Perpetual Trophy
sponsored by Mary Paola

Audience Choice Award $300
sponsored by Susan Grinsell Singing Studio


Adult:  $35
Concession:  $32
Member:  $30
School Student/Child:  $15
Tertiary Student:  $15

Special Offer for AFCM ticketholders:  

$60 double deal for Gala Vocal Concert and Gala Instrumental Concert

Thank you to our Sponsors