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!
The Art Song Preservation Society (ASPS) presents Spring Into Song. Through a master class & recital series, and a vocal competition, ASPS plans to engage the public this upcoming spring 2015 by offering exciting events with internationally established artists in the genre of “art song” performance at The National Opera America Center, La Maison Française of NYU, and other notable performance venues in New York. Guest artists in 2015 include Dalton Baldwin, Joan Dornemann, Thomas Grubb, Carol Kimball, Mark Markham, Thomas Muraco & Virginie Verrez. Applications are also being accepted for the Mary Trueman Art Song Vocal Competition. The grand prize winner will be featured in a NYC solo recital: www.artsongpreservationsocietyny.org
This Summer is gearing up to be an amazing experience for MOS singers. In July, the Comune of Caltagirone has graciously invited us back to their city, and we have many artistic and cultural activities planned. Our August intensive in Tuscany will be spectacular as we hone our artistic skills and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Chianti region. Enhance your skills and immerse yourself in a unique cultural experience!
Want an opportunity to continue to hone your craft at one of the world's most renown opera institutions? The Teatro alla Scala Academy is now accepting applications through YAP Tracker for the 2015-16 training program. The program is TUITION FREE with scholarships available. The program provides an opportunity for young people from all over the world to make their mark on one of the world's greatest stages. Principal teachers will be: Renato Bruson, Luciana D’Intino, Juan Diego Florez, Luciana Serra, Umberto Finazzi, Marco Gandini, Vincenzo Scalera. Applications will be accepted through February 26, 2015.
Working to address a long-standing career issue in the opera world, The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the launch of a unique, new residential program designed to provide training and career support for distinctively talented women conductors. Female conductors age forty and younger, as well as accomplished women singers, opera coaches and accompanists, and instrumentalists with established careers seeking a new career at the podium, are encouraged to apply. The selected participants will get the opportunity to conduct The Dallas Opera Orchestra, participate in master classes with Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume and Principal Guest Conductor Nicole Paiement, and attend several seminars and discussions. Apply now through YAP Tracker by April 15, 2015.
FIO AMERICAS is an opera festival that tours the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. It is a unique opportunity to work with internationally renowned professionals while being immersed in an environment with young opera singers from all parts of the world! This is why FIO AMERICAS is a one of a kind international opera experience. FIO AMERICAS will present three fully staged, costumed operas with orchestra in some of Brazil’s most beautiful theaters. Please check audition dates on the website. Online applications will be accepted until March 3rd. Obrigado!!! www.fioamericas.com
FEBRUARY AUDITIONS DEADLINE FEBRUARY 13! This summer the Prelude to Performance program in addition to being TUITION FREE will be offering STIPENDS: $3000 for Major Roles and Covers and $1500-$750 for selected smaller roles. Operas for 2015 are Puccini's, Madama Butterfly and Donizetti's, La Fille du Regiment! The deadline is February 13!
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