Don't forget to apply! Application due in two weeks! The 2015 SummerFest Young Artist Training Program applications are now open. A combined professional training & performing program that takes place in Pittsburgh for a minimum 4-6 weeks (depending on casting) from June 15 – July 26 2015. Four levels available: Resident, Featured, Young & Apprentice Artists with opportunities for solo performance for all participants. The deadline to apply is November 7 and auditions are being held nationwide; slots are filling up quickly, so apply today!
The James Toland Vocal Arts Competition will provide substanital financial awards, performance opportunities, master classes, and encouragement to singers who aspire to a professional career in vocal performance. There is no age limit or residency requirement. An early bird deadline of December 21 applies for a reduced entry fee. Apply today to compete in this terrific competition!
Located in Gallup, New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment Opera Institute was founded in 2009 in order to refine the talents of gifted young singers looking to hone their skills in a pre-professional environment. This five week training program consists of daily lessons and coachings for each student, as well as master classes with an all-star faculty. The deadline to apply is February 1 - apply now through YAP Tracker!
2015 will be a very exciting season for Chicago Summer Opera. Season will include Suor Angelica (Puccini) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten). All principal, supporting and cover role assignments will be cast from our auditions and each program participant will receive a role. The application deadline is October 31, 2014 and singers may apply for auditions in Chicago on November 7 & 8, 2014, New York on December 3, 2014 or upload 2 recordings in lieu of a live audition to their YAP Tracker application. Apply today!
The Sankt Goar International Music Festival and Academy (www.sg-imfa.com) offers two separate but combinable programs: Opera training program: open to singers ready to embark on a professional career. Master classes taught by industry professionals with casting/managerial power. 2015 guests include: Matthew Horner (IMG artists, NYC), Sebastian Schwarz (Theater an der Wien), Alain Perroux (Festival d'Aix-en-Provence) and Bodo Busse (Landestheater Coburg). Internationally acclaimed singers configure the rest of the roster: E. Moser, P. Lang, O. Mykytenko, etc. This opportunity may be combined with our Art Song Summer Program taught by world leading singers and pianists: F. Araiza, H. Deutsch, R. Vignoles, J. Drake, R. Jansen. Apply today!
After it's incredibly successful Summer program in Sicily this year, Mediterranean Opera Studio is proud to bring back Salvatore Fisichella and Nelly Miricioiu, two of the greatest belcantisti of our time, to join Jack LiVigni in NYC for the MOS Winter intensive. January 12-24. These exceptional teachers, together with MOS director Jack Li Vigni, will help participants advance in their technical abilities and put them much closer to their artistic goals as operatic performers. Both advanced and intermediate singers will be accepted. The deadline to apply is December 20, 2014.
In Verviers’ great singing competition tradition, SummerFest Europe will hold its second international singing competition final at the Conservatoire de Verviers, Belgium, in December 2014. The prizes include air-fares, accommodation and participation fees in a programme that offers individual voice instruction and coaching with leading professionals, group and masterclasses, and the opportunity to perform in SummerFest productions. The deadline to apply is November 7 and applications are being accepted now through YAP Tracker.
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