Garden Grove

Have you got ‘The (Next) Voice’?

EVELYN NGUYEN, the 2022 winner from Pacifica High School (City of Garden Grove photo),

The Garden Grove Community Foundation is looking for vocally talented local high school students to compete in the 11th annual The Voice of Garden Grove singing competition for a chance to win $500 and the title “The Voice of Garden Grove 2023.” Another $500 will be donated towards the winning student’s high school choir.

To be considered an official contestant of The Voice of Garden Grove, students must be in grade level 9-12 and enrolled in a Garden Grove Unified School  District high school, or attend private school or homeschool and live in Garden Grove.

There will be three in-person auditions, located at the Community Meeting Center (11300 Stanford Avenue): Tuesday, May 16 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Tuesday, June 6 from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, and Monday, June 12 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Students may also submit a virtual audition tape in-lieu of attending one of the in-person auditions, via email at, from now through 5:30 PM on June 12. Students who are interested in auditioning MUST fill out an online interest form, which can be found at

The Voice of Garden Grove is a pre-show to the free Summer Concert Series, every Thursday, from July 13 to Aug. 3. The finals for The Voice of Garden Grove will take place at the final concert on Thursday, August 3 at Eastgate Park, 12001 Saint Mark Street.

The Garden Grove Community Foundation supports education and the arts in the community and recognizes the degree of young talent within the city. The Voice of Garden Grove is one way the Foundation can provide performance and scholarship opportunities for local high school students, and support the arts in the community.

For more information, please contact the Garden Grove Community Foundation at (714) 741-5168.

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