Coming in January 2020 - Bijou theatre - Knoxville, Tennessee

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The Alliance for Creative Excellence (ACE) invites all students currently enrolled in school or home school in Knox County (Tennessee) or its surrounding counties to audition for the 8th Annual ACE Singing Awards. The awards show and contest will take place at the historic Bijou Theatre in downtown Knoxville on January 11 or 12, 2020. Participants will compete for prizes for themselves and for their school (or, for home-schoolers, a charity of their choice). There is no charge either to audition for or to participate in the contest, and students may enter in several categories.


Rising Star: Grades 8 and younger
Individual Vocal: Grades 9-12; can be accompanied
Individual Instrumental: Grades 9-12; must accompany yourself
Choir / A Capella:
Groups of 4+, Grades 6-12

How to Enter

  1. Fill out and send the audition form (see the button below).

  2. Send a video audition (either the video file or a link where it can be viewed) to Be sure to include your name in the email so we can match it to your application.

    The DEADLINE for entries is 11:59pm on Sunday, December 1, 2019. All audition videos and forms must be in by then. Callbacks will be the weekend of December 14-15 (time/location TBA).