The Pasadena Area Opera Trust was created for the purpose of promoting interest and support for opera by financially assisting the training and careers of young opera singers and funding educational programs relating to opera. This year the Trust is funding $20,000 in award money for the Mentoris Project Vocal Competition.

The preliminary rounds of the competition will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2019 Monte Vista Grove Homes 2889 San Pasqual St, Pasadena, CA 91107. Eight finalists will compete for $20,000.00 in prize money.