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Tue Jan 24, 2017

Die Zauberflöte/Magic Flute in Seattle, WA - German Vocal Arts Institute's Summer Program 2017

Die Zauberflöte/Magic Flute in Seattle, WA - German Vocal Arts Institute's Summer Program 2017

GVAI is specialized in the German opera and art song repertoire, language and career development. It's a great program to add a full role with dialogues to your resume, perfect your German diction with native professionals and learn how to start your career (agencies, Fest contracts, opera houses, schools) with the help of a passionate faculty working currently in Germany and US. GVAI creates a nurturing environment. Beginners in German are welcome. If you want to sing your favorite role and a recital of Lieder, arias and operettas while enjoying the beautiful Seattle summer time, apply now. Roles are assigned on a rolling admissions basis.

Mon Jan 23, 2017

Preliminary deadline January 31: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar Summer 2017!

Preliminary deadline January 31: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar Summer 2017!

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE: Jun 24 – Jul 21, 2017 DON GIOVANNI: Aug 2 – 28, 2017 Preliminary Deadline: Jan 31, 2017 Final Deadline: Mar 1, 2017 Now in its 10th year, LOSW is a comprehensive opera training program for emerging professional singers considering a career in Europe, with a focus on the German theater system. We offer intensive training in singing, diction, movement, rehearsal process and role study, masterclasses, individual lessons, stagecraft instruction, & daily German language instruction. Students perform a role in a fully-staged opera, have sessions in audition techniques, career management and can audition for German state and private agents. Apply online: www.lyricoperastudioweimar.com, scholarships available. No fee to apply.

Sun Jan 22, 2017

Deadline approaching! Dutch National Opera Academy 2017-18

Deadline approaching! Dutch National Opera Academy 2017-18

AUDITIONS: 3-6 March ’17 in Amsterdam. ‘A HIGH LEVEL PROGRAM FOR PROMISING YOUNG OPERA SINGERS’ DNOA is a two-year master program, for highly talented young opera singers in possession of a bachelor of music in voice. The course focuses on the integration of singing and acting. Therefore great technical mastery of the vocal instrument is essential. In fully staged opera productions, masterclasses, workshops and regular lessons DNOA students learn to be inventive singing actors who are well prepared for the many challenges of the professional field. DNOA is a joint master program of: Conservatorium van Amsterdam (CvA) & Royal Conservatoire (KC) The Hague, and collaborates with DNO. More information? Visit WWW.OPERA-ACADEMY.NL

Sat Jan 21, 2017

No application fee: Russian Opera Workshop 2017

No application fee: Russian Opera Workshop 2017

Since 2011, Russian Opera Workshop “has become one of the treasures of the Philadelphia summer season” (Broad Street Review), and is "... perhaps the preeminent expositor of the Russian vocal repertoire in America ..." (BroadwayWorld) Summer Program 2017 includes Tchaikovsky’s THE QUEEN OF SPADES (Pique Dame) and Alexander Dargomyzhsky’s RUSALKA (a bel canto opera). Free to apply. Submit videos of two (2) contrasting arias, any language. Russian aria is NOT required. Act now. No application fee. Deadline: March 15, 2017. Visit - http://www.russianoperaworkshop.com/

Fri Jan 20, 2017

Learn What You Love! Music Academy International 2017

Learn What You Love! Music Academy International 2017

MAI is an Internationally renowned young artist performance festival in Italy. Young artists perform leading roles in staged operas with orchestra. The focus is on professional development and ’training through performance’. Training includes Master Classes, Staged Opera, Voice Lessons, Vocal Coaching, Language Classes, & Dramatic Interpretation. 2017 Productions include DON GIOVANNI, TURN OF THE SCREW, RINALDO, and LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN. Young artists work with world-class resident faculty artists from the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, Paris Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera, MSM, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and the Dutch National Opera Academy. Artist management and career consultations given by David Blackburn from NYIOP, and Mitchell Piper from Piper Anselmi Artists Management. Housing is included with your tuition at the 4 STAR Boutique Hotel Orsingher with daily breakfast & lunch.

Thu Jan 19, 2017

Berlin Opera Academy 2017- Scholarships Available

Berlin Opera Academy 2017- Scholarships Available

Experience singing a role in the German Opera System with the Berlin Opera Academy - led by actively performing conductors, singers and directors from the MET, Opéra national de Paris & Staatsoper Berlin. Singers at BOA participate in a four-week intensive opera program in Europe's Opera Capitol: 2017 Productions: Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and Le Nozze di Figaro, Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos and Puccini's Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi Agent Masterclass & Auditions - “How to get Hired in Germany” Audition for Local Opera Companies for feedback & employment opportunities Lessons, Masterclasses & Coachings Opera Gala German Language Class & Immersion Acting, Career, and Movement Workshops Live & Rehearse in Europe’s Opera Capital Apply online www.berlinoperaacademy.com

Wed Jan 18, 2017

Seeking a summer program in Italy or France? Apply now to Classic Lyric Arts 2017!

Seeking a summer program in Italy or France? Apply now to Classic Lyric Arts 2017!

Application Deadline for the Classic Lyric Arts summer vocal programs in France and Italy is January 25. Apply now to be part of the CLA experience this summer. CLA France (June 6-27) and CLA Italy (July 23-Aug.17) offer young artists an immersion into the techniques and traditions of French and Italian opera and song through programs revealing the interconnection of music, language, culture and history. Visit our website to view videos and photos of our programs, to read testimonials from our students, and to find out why CLA is an essential part of a singer's journey: http://www.classiclyricarts.org. Auditions at the National Opera Center in NYC. More about the program: https://vimeo.com/124066468.

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