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Tue Dec 6, 2016

$21K in cash prizes: 40th annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition!

$21K in cash prizes: 40th annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition!

The 40th annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition Application deadline February 1, 2017 by recording Semifinals April 1, 2017, New York City Finals Concert April 8, 2017 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Competition details and application: www.solocomp.org In 1977 the Oratorio Society of New York inaugurated an annual Solo Competition designed to encourage the art of oratorio singing and to give talented young singers an opportunity to advance their careers. The Competition has become international in scope and well-known in the music world and is the only major competition to focus exclusively on oratorio singing. $21,000 in cash prizes awarded!

Mon Dec 5, 2016

TUITION FREE PLUS STIPENDS: Martina Arroyo Foundation Prelude to Performance 2017

TUITION FREE PLUS STIPENDS: Martina Arroyo Foundation Prelude to Performance 2017

Join our Prelude Family! Study and perform in New York City under the guidance of legendary soprano, Martina Arroyo and her accomplished staff. New York City auditions begin in December (App. Deadline Dec 8). Dates are filling up so don't be left out! Prelude's 2017 operas are Bizet's Carmen and Puccini's Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. We're TUITION FREE and offer STIPENDS ranging from $500-$2500 for principal singers and covers. Auditing is also available. Find out more! http://www.martinaarroyofdn.org/preludetoperformance.html. Good quality videos can also be accepted for audition.

Sun Dec 4, 2016

Deadline Dec 16: Georg Solti Accademia 2017 Masterclasses

Deadline Dec 16: Georg Solti Accademia 2017 Masterclasses

The Georg Solti Accademia will be holding live auditions for the 2017 Masterclasses at the Royal Academy of Music London on the 18th and 19st of January 2017, or alternatively by MP3. Répétiteurs Masterclasses, Venice Italy, 12th-21st April Bel Canto Masterclasses, Castiglione della Pescaia Italy, 27th June-16th July. This year we are exceptionally fortunate to have as our guest teachers Jeffrey Tate and Richard Bonynge at the Répétiteurs course and Barbara Frittoli, Richard Bonynge and Massimo Giordano at the Vocal course. Application deadline is Friday, December 16th 2016 . All details in the Apply section of our website www.georgsoltiaccademia.org.

Sat Dec 3, 2016

Study in Bella Firenze: Bel Canto Institute 2017

Study in Bella Firenze: Bel Canto Institute 2017

For singers and pianists in residence in Florence, Italy: the opportunity to immerse oneself in the study of Bel Canto, a style of singing and playing rich in vocal and orchestral traditions handed down from generation to generation. Participants study with internationally renowned faculty who perform, teach, and coach at the leading opera houses of the world. June 26 – July 22nd, 2017. Bel Canto Institute features two tracks: the Youth Division Summer Program (ages 15-17) and the Summer Program (ages 18+). Both tracks are eligible for performance awards. Award recipients are granted performance opportunities in the United States with piano or orchestra. Application deadline: Feb. 1st, 2017. Visit www.belcantoinst.org to apply!

Fri Dec 2, 2016

Early auditions! Prague Summer Nights 2017

Early auditions! Prague Summer Nights 2017

Classical Movements is pleased to announce the 2017 edition of Prague Summer Nights! From June 12th to July 10th travel to Prague, Salzburg, and the Bohemian town of Tabor where you will spend 1 month living in 3 incredible European cities performing fully staged versions of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute. Prague Summer Night’s presents 18 concerts each summer including 2 operas, opera scenes, cabaret, and voice recitals. Opera legend and stage director Sherrill Milnes leads a renowned faculty from the United States and Europe. Performances feature costumes, sets, orchestra, and are held in Europe’s most historical venues. The festival will end with 4 performances in the Mozarteum of Salzburg, the city of Mozart! Early auditions (reduced application fee) will be held in December in Los Angeles, Lexington, Bloomington, New York, Baltimore, and College Park.

Thu Dec 1, 2016

Applications now open on YAP Tracker! Music Academy International 2017

Applications now open on YAP Tracker! Music Academy International 2017

MAI is an Internationally renowned young artist performance festival in Italy. Young artists perform leading roles with orchestra and work with world-class directors, conductors, and Master Teachers. The focus is on professional development and ‘training through performance’. Training includes Master Classes, Staged Opera, Voice Lessons, Vocal Coaching, Language Classes, Dramatic Interpretation, Artist Management Consultations & Auditions. 2017 Productions include DON GIOVANNI, TURN OF THE SCREW, RINALDO, and LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN. Faculty are from the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, Paris Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Manhattan School of Music, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and the Dutch National Opera Academy.

Wed Nov 30, 2016

Early application deadline TOMORROW: Berlin Opera Academy 2017

Early application deadline TOMORROW: Berlin Opera Academy 2017

Experience singing a role in the German opera system with BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY. EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE TOMORROW -Apply online- $50k in Scholarships Available. Experience singing a role in the German Opera System with the Berlin Opera Academy - led by world-renowned conductors & directors from the MET, Opéra national de Paris & Staatsoper Berlin. Singers at BOA participate in a four-week intensive opera program: 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. Casting has begun! Apply online: http://www.berlinoperaacademy.com

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