Apply Now for Pittsburgh Opera's Resident Artist Program Auditions - Application Deadline is October 14!! Resident Artist opportunities may include: Perform principal and/or comprimario roles in mainstage productions; Cover principal roles; Perform auditions for artist managers and opera companies; Perform art song recitals; Perform principal roles in fully-staged Resident Artist productions; Perform throughout the region to promote Pittsburgh Opera; Receive individual coaching from Opera music staff; participate in master classes; Concerts with Pittsburgh Symphony, Chatham Baroque, Erie Philharmonic 2017-2018 Audition Information can be found at http://www.pittsburghopera.org/resident-artists/auditions
COMPLETE VOCAL ARTISTRY is an intensive program focusing on vocal technique and dramatic & musical interpretation. Classical singers at all levels of development ages 18 & above are welcome. By upholding the centuries-old bel canto vocal tradition, we give our participants a passport to the present realities of the operatic world, and to a solid future of healthy, expressive singing. Our master instructors possess the expertise and the human touch to bring out the personal best in our participants; we aim to give them tools, empower them, help them, and support them in their quest to discover their optimal vocal selves, and to conquer the difficult summits of technique, style, and vocal wisdom. http://belleartiny.com/cantodelasamericas.html
Utah Opera Resident Artist Program - Application Deadline Friday, October 28! Utah Opera's Resident Artist Program for singers and pianists provides an integral step between graduate studies and a career. Participants spend nine months on a paid residency with Utah Opera developing professional skills through mainstage performances with Utah Opera and Utah Symphony, coachings, workshops, yoga, and masterclass sessions. Resident Artists also travel throughout the state to perform in-school presentations and teach students about the art of opera. Join us to take advantage of our outstanding performance and training opportunities in one of the most spectacular settings in North America!
Apply to the Mildred Miller International Voice Competition! Singers ages 18-32 are encouraged to apply for cash prizes and solo role contracts. Over $16,000 will be awarded at the finals on October 30th! Contracts will be offered for Opera Theater's 2017 Season: Sweeney Todd | Sondheim, Intermezzo | R. Strauss, Xerxes | Handel, A Gathering of Sons | Fulton (world premiere). Visit www.otsummerfest.org/artist-opportunities/voice-competition to learn more!
La Cenerentola: January 21 - February 19, 2017 Preliminary Deadline: Oct. 31, 2016 Final Deadline: Nov. 30, 2016 Lyric Opera Studio Weimar is a comprehensive opera training program for emerging professional singers considering a career in Europe, with a focus on the German theater system. Participants will sing a full role in La Cenerentola with orchestra, in the professional mainstage season of the Thüringer Symphoniker. We offer intensive training in singing, movement, rehearsal process and role study, master classes, individual lessons and stagecraft instruction, and daily German language training. We also offer sessions in audition techniques, career management and the opportunity to audition for German state and private agents. Scholarships available. Apply online: www.lyricoperastudioweimar.com; no application fee.
The Chautauqua Opera Company’s 2017 mainstage repertoire will be the U.S. Stage Premiere of Monteverdi’s “Orfeo” (arr. Ottorino Respighi) directed by Keturah Stickann, Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” directed by David Schweizer, and Philip Glass & Allen Ginsberg’s “Hydrogen Jukebox” directed by Cara Consilvio. In addition to singing and/or covering roles in the three mainstage productions, alongside established Guest Artists, Chautauqua Opera Young Artists are featured in over 30 unique events each season, including concerts with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, recitals, music theater revues, outreach events, and more! For more information, please visit the company's website: http://ciweb.org/opera-young-artists-program. The deadline to apply is October 4.
Apply now for the 2017 Voice/Vocal Piano Programs at the Music Academy of the West! Full-scholarship summer program in Santa Barbara, CA, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. As both a school and festival, the Academy offers singers and pianists weekly private lessons with world-renowned faculty/visiting artists, and abundant performance opportunities including weekly public masterclasses and fellow recitals with large audiences, a fully-staged opera (Donizetti's Elixir of Love), an opera scenes production, and the Marilyn Horne Song Competition awarding one singer and one pianist each a $4,000 cash prize and recital tour. Innovative Wellness Program includes free weekly cardio, kickboxing, and yoga classes, & counseling services. Apply by October 17.
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