Tulsa Sings! showcases the extraordinary talent who call or have called Tulsa home. The audition process for Tulsa Sings! begins by submitting a video, includes a call back round, and rehearsals leading up to the performance. Anyone can audition for Tulsa Sings! who has a connection to Tulsa as a current or past resident of the Tulsa area.

Audition Details

  • Entries open in the fall.
  • Contestants submit audition videos (no more than three minutes in length), by providing a link to their performance on a platform such as YouTube or Vimeo on the entry form.
  • Deadline for submissions is four to six weeks after the application opens.
  • Callback and finalist announcement dates TBD.
  • Three to six finalists will perform with the Signature Symphony orchestra in the final TTCU Pops concert of the season, competing on both Friday and Saturday night for the grand prize. Finalists need to be available the week of the concert for rehearsals and performances.

Rules and Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements: 

Current or past resident of the Tulsa area.

Statement regarding Tulsa connection on application form.

Open to all ages. Under 18 must have parent/guardian approval.

Vocal performances only.

No monetary compensation for contestants.

Signature Symphony will not pay for transportation for any contestant.

All videos/performances become the property of Signature Symphony for our use and marketing purposes.

Contestants may audition with any style or genre of music. However, they need to be aware that music featured in the final TTCU Pops concert may have a specific musical theme and may want to consider the theme when selecting audition repertoire. Previous Tulsa Sings! competition winners (overall winner and audience favorite) are not eligible to compete again. All other previous years’ finalists are eligible to enter the competition again.

For additional information email signature@tulsacc.edu or call (918) 595-7776.


Tulsa Sings! is a vocal competition embedded in Signature Symphony at TCC. Each year finalists are selected to work with New York City based vocalist and concert performer, Scott Coulter, and perform on stage with the professional orchestra.

The value of the coaching and mentoring by an experienced performer with each finalist has been dubbed priceless by previous participants. Coulter works with each finalist to help elevate their performance to the next level. They learn valuable vocal techniques and artistic expression to help expand their performance range.

The Tulsa Sings! Grand Prize Winner is selected by a panel of judges and given the opportunity to be the featured or guest vocalist in a future Signature Symphony concert. The Tulsa Sings! Audience Favorite is determined by your votes and invited to perform at a future Signature Symphony concert.

Previous Tulsa Sings! winners have returned to the Signature Symphony stage for the annual Christmas in Tulsa and 4th on the 3rd concert traditions as well as performed alongside LaKisha Jones, a finalist from the sixth season of “American Idol”

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