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Wed Jan 26, 2022

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2022: Apply now!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2022: Apply now!

The beautiful Unesco sponsored city of Caltagirone, Sicily will host the Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival again this summer - a beautiful backdrop to intense vocal training at the highest level. Studies will be for six weeks, from June 26  (Arrival) through August 8th (Departure).  Our entire focus will be on developing greater familiarity with what it takes to be a professional opera singer (EG. voice lessons, coachings, and significant practice time with orchestra. Our successful instructors arrive from the Young Artists Programs of ROH Covent Garden, the Lindemann Program of The Met, Frankfurt Oper, Wien Staatsoper, and others.  Our repertoire focus will be on 4 operas La Boheme, Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica, and Rigoletto.   mediterraneanoperafestival.com

Tue Jan 25, 2022

The Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition 2022: deadline 2/1!

The Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition 2022: deadline 2/1!

For the past 38 seasons, the Cooper-Bing Competition has been an internationally-recognized vocal competition that empowers and celebrates young, emerging artists. This competition discovers talent, reveals artistic opportunity, and engages the next generation into the professional opera community. Apply today to compete for a top prize of $10,000! Deadline is February 1, 2022. Competition is Sunday, May 15, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. You don’t want to miss this battle of the voices! 

Fri Jan 21, 2022

Handel Opera Academy: Deadline February 1!

Handel Opera Academy: Deadline February 1!

Handel Opera Academy is a new opera academy created to achieve the outmost artistic excellency for a new generation of emerging artists. For the duration of a month you will rehearse and perform one of the roles in Handel's "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", while having the opportunity to attend a wide range of masterclasses, lessons and coachings by our experienced and passionate team of professionals. Guest teacher this year will be world-renowned contralto and Handel specialist Sonia Prina. We are delighted that Sonia will provide a series of masterclasses for our singers! The first deadline of February 1st is approaching. We are casting for all roles in "Giulio Cesare"! Go to our website and APPLY NOW!

Thu Jan 20, 2022

Pacific Opera Project (POP): Deadline extended to Feb. 1

Pacific Opera Project (POP): Deadline extended to Feb. 1

Pacific Opera Project (POP) announces auditions for all roles in Into the Woods and I Can't Breathe, as well as chorus for Iolanta. Submission Deadline Extended to Feb 1. Into the Woods: A massive outdoor production at one of LA’s iconic outdoor spaces, Descanso Gardens, July 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2022. Rehearsals will begin around June 15. All roles are open. I Can't Breathe: West Coast Premiere of a new opera by Brandon J. Gibson and Leslie Burrs at The El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, CA May 13, 14, 15. Rehearsals will begin around May 1. All roles are open. Iolanta: Paid and volunteer chorus positions available for all voice types. Performances March 20, 26, and 27 at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. Rehearsals begin March 3. Limited chorus rehearsals until tech week. Full details at pacificoperaproject.com/auditions

Wed Jan 19, 2022

Learn What You Love In Italy: Trentino Music Festival 2022!

Learn What You Love In Italy: Trentino Music Festival 2022!

Trentino Music Festival - A Young Artist Training & Performance Studio Combined With A Leading Artist Management Firm & Young Artist Competition To Assure Young Artists Every Possible Advantage.  Perform leading & supporting roles in staged productions with orchestra, on gala concerts, and in daily master classes. Work with world-class directors, conductors, vocal coaches, and voice teachers, and receive career consultations and management auditions with leading artist managers from the US and Europe.  2022 Season Includes: Don Giovanni or Le Nozze di Figaro; Die Zauberflöte; The Turn Of The Screw; L'Incoronazione di Poppea; TMF Young Artist Competition. Apply today for what will be a most outstanding summer.  Learn What You Love In Italy! www.TrentinoMusicFestival.org

Tue Jan 18, 2022

Full-tuition scholarship at the world’s premier training institution: Academy of Vocal Arts 22-23

Full-tuition scholarship at the world’s premier training institution: Academy of Vocal Arts 22-23

The Academy of Vocal Arts is dedicated to training young artists with tremendous potential as international opera stars. Resident Artists come from around the world, and are prepared through rigorous vocal instruction, coaching and performance training. AVA is also the world's only tution-free institution dedicated solely to the study of voice. Applications are now open and will be accepted through March 1, 2022. For more information on the audition process, please visit the AVA website here: https://avaopera.org/admissions/application-requirements/ There is still time to apply to AVA! Visit ACCEPTD to apply today: https://app.getacceptd.com/vocalarts

Mon Jan 17, 2022

VAO Bodrum (Vocal Academy of Opera): Deadline February 18!

VAO Bodrum (Vocal Academy of Opera): Deadline February 18!

Set in the Turkish mediterranean peninsula with its beaches and historic sites, VAO Bodrum (Vocal Academy of Opera), is a unique boutique summer opera program that combines main stage role opportunities with one-on-one guidance by world class faculty that perform and conduct at major opera houses all over the world. At VAO Bodrum, your will receive specialized training which includes: diction, acting, yoga, business of music and master classes. Our productions this summer are Bizet’s Carmen, Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona and Caldara’s Il Giuoco del Quadriglio. Plus, concerts and opera scenes performances. ALL ROLES OPEN. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE. Visit www.vaobodrum.com

Sun Jan 16, 2022

Deadline extended to 1/28: The Ohio Light Opera 2022

Deadline extended to 1/28: The Ohio Light Opera 2022

For over forty seasons, The Ohio Light Opera has dedicated itself to the exploration and production of the best of traditional operetta and musical theater. For our 2022 festival season we are excited to return to a season that looks very much like our traditional one, only a bit shorter.  We will be presenting six full productions - five on the mainstage and the sixth in an outdoor venue. The 40 performing artists who make up the vocal ensemble are chosen for their abilities to perform and work at the highest level in all disciplines demanded by the company’s specialized repertoire. Online audition application deadline extended to January 28th, 2022.

Sat Jan 15, 2022

FEB 1: Early Application Deadline Saluzzo Opera Academy 2022

FEB 1: Early Application Deadline Saluzzo Opera Academy 2022

Intensify your operatic training this summer: perform with orchestra and fully immerse yourself in Italian language and culture at Berlin Opera Academy's sister academy. Nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps between Milan and Nice, sits a beautiful 14th century monastery, home to Saluzzo Opera Academy.  L’Incoronazione di Poppea Monteverdi; Don Giovanni Mozart. Perform a role in the SOA 2022 Summer Festival; Study with faculty actively working in the international opera scene; Learn how to get hired through personal mentorship & career workshops; Specialized Masterclasses & Coachings; Italian Language Class & Immersion. Over €60k in scholarships available.

Fri Jan 14, 2022

Preliminary Deadline January 31, 2022: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2022!

Preliminary Deadline January 31, 2022: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2022!

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE - June 27-July 24, 2022; DIE FLEDERMAUS - August 4-29, 2022. Preliminary Deadline January 31, 2022. *Role offers made on an ongoing basis. Prepare for the next step in your career. Join us in Weimar - sing a role in Die Zauberflöte or Die Fledermaus, audition for agents, and immerse yourself in German language and culture. Our program offers intensive training in singing, diction, stagecraft & rehearsal process, masterclasses, individual lessons & daily German language classes, as well as audition & career management workshops. You’ll learn and grow in a friendly, supportive environment and build the skills you need to get hired and work in Germany. Learn more & apply online:  www.lyricoperastudioweimar.com Scholarships available.

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