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Thu Oct 29, 2020

Full Scholarship program in Germany: Internationale Meistersinger Akademie 2021

Full Scholarship program in Germany: Internationale Meistersinger Akademie 2021

The International Meistersinger Akademie (IMA) offers emerging artists an exceptional environment of excellence in the study of Opera, Oratorio and Lied/Mélodie. This is a FULL SCHOLARSHIP summer program in Neumarkt i.d.OPf Germany with an incredible faculty line up, including director Prof. Dr. Edith Wiens, Brigitte Fassbaender, Anna Tomowa-Sintow and Malcolm Martineau among others. On top of the fully fledged training program with orchestra concerts, recitals, demo recordings, coachings and more abound, IMA is made UNIQUE by the networking-opportunities it provides. Read more on https://meistersingerakademie.com/ and check out our Social Media and YouTube channel! Don’t miss this incredible training and career-changing opportunity!

Tue Oct 27, 2020

Training through performance: Trentino Music Festival (Music Academy International) 2021

Training through performance: Trentino Music Festival (Music Academy International) 2021

Europe’s Premiere YAP combined with a major artist management firm to assure young artists every possible advantage in these challenging times. The Trentino Music Festival provides comprehensive training & exceptional performance opportunities. The focus is on professional development and ‘training through performance’. Young Artists sing leading & supporting roles in staged operas with orchestra, perform on gala concerts, and take part in daily master classes, voice lessons, and vocal coachings provided by world-class directors, conductors, vocal coaches, and voice teachers. Young Artists receive Business of the Art consultations and have the opportunity to audition for artist managers from the US and Europe. Learn What You Love In Italy!!

Mon Oct 26, 2020

Prepare for the next step in your career: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2021

Prepare for the next step in your career: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2021

COSÌ FAN TUTTE: Feb 3 – Mar 1, 2021. Preliminary deadline Oct 31, 2020. *Role offers made on an ongoing basis Prepare for the next step in your career. Join us in Weimar - sing a role in Così fan tutte with professional orchestra, audition for agents, and immerse yourself in German language and culture. Our program focuses on the German theater system and 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

Mon Oct 26, 2020

The 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition: Total prizes and awards $75K+

The 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition: Total prizes and awards $75K+

The 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition is now accepting applications! 1st Prize - $20,000 • 2nd Prize - $15,000 • 3rd Prize – $10,000 • Total prizes and awards will exceed $75,000 The Lenya Competition recognizes talented young singing actors who are dramatically and musically convincing in wide-ranging theatrical repertoire, with a focus on the works of Kurt Weill. Since its inception, the LLC has grown into an internationally recognized leader in identifying and nurturing the next generation of rising stars in both the opera and musical theater worlds. Complete eligibility information, application, resources and guidelines available at kwf.org/LLC.

Fri Oct 23, 2020

OPERA NORTH 2021 RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM: November 1 application deadline approaching!

OPERA NORTH 2021 RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM: November 1 application deadline approaching!

Opera North's 2021 summer season includes Puccini's La Bohème, 'Extraordinary Women’ (a showcase of extended scenes from Baroque and modern opera), and a concert of opera and music theater selections with orchestra and circus artists, all under tents at Opera North's new outdoor art park at Blow-Me-Down Farm. Some of the musical coaching will take place over Zoom prior to the artists' arrival at Opera North. Singers accepted for the program must be available at mutually-agreed upon times between June 27-July 15 for virtual coachings ahead of the three-week residency. Housing, travel, and stipend provided!

Thu Oct 15, 2020

Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online: deadlines approaching!

Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online: deadlines approaching!

CANTO OPERA STUDIO ONLINE: Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online! Apply to take part in a monthly, intensive program with top of the line faculty. Each 3-day session consists of one-on-one coachings working on interpretation, repertoire, style as well as the art of performing online. This comprehensive program provides singers the opportunity to sing for distinguished, industry professionals. At the end of each session, singers will perform one-two arias for our guest artist, receive feedback plus a Q&A. There is a separate application for each session. Slots are limited, please pay attention to each session’s application deadline as they do vary. More detailed information on the Canto website: https://www.cantovocalprograms.com/opera-studio

Tue Oct 13, 2020

Fully-funded course: The Georg Solti Accademia's Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course 2021

Fully-funded course: The Georg Solti Accademia's Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course 2021

The Georg Solti Accademia's Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course offers a fully-funded 8-day course every year to six outstanding young pianists. In collaboration with a world-class faculty and talented young singers, our course offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to help young pianists develop the many skills required of a repetiteur. One of the unique opportunities afforded to students on this course is the ability to develop their own abilities as a vocal coach under the guidance of some of the world’s best and most in-demand coaches of the day. Every student receives a full-tuition scholarship so that a student's financial situation does not impact their ability to attend. For more information, visit www.georgsoltiaccademia.org/venice

Mon Oct 12, 2020

Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: apply by November 1!

Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: apply by November 1!

Don't miss the November 1st deadline to apply to the Opera Naples Resident Artists Program!  This five week professional residency occuring February 7 through March 14, 2021 will feature the four selected artists in a Festival Under the Stars in performances of La Traviata and West Side Story (concert version) with orchestra at the beautiful Baker Park in Naples, FL.  Further your career by engaging in an intensive program of training and performance opportunities led by Artistic Director, Ramon Tebar.  Artists are provided a stipend and local housing. 

Sat Oct 10, 2020

Acting for the Singer with Mary Birnbaum: Sessions begin October 17!

Acting for the Singer with Mary Birnbaum: Sessions begin October 17!

Juilliard's Mary Birnbaum offers an online class for Opera and Musical Theater professionals who want to transcend technique and re-ignite their sense of play while singing.   Utilizing various aspects of the movement pedagogy developed by French physical theater master Jacques Lecoq this affordable workshop is designed especially for the virtual classroom in conjunction with New York's Movement Theater Studio. Sessions begin October 17.

Fri Oct 9, 2020

Opernfest Prague: Apply Today for 2021!

Opernfest Prague: Apply Today for 2021!

OFP is the only program of its kind, offering exclusive professional development opportunities to international soloists. 2021 FEATURES INCLUDE: Solo Performance with Orchestra; Exclusive House Auditions; International House Credit for Each Fellow; A-Level House Instructors; Individualized Training; HD Photo & Video with Orchestra. PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CONTRACTS: All Voice Fellows have the potential to be offered professional contracts, with OFP's collaborating Houses. SESSION 1 – July 11-18; SESSION 2 – July 25 - August 1; SESSION 3 – August 8-15. For additional information, follow Opernfest Prague on Instagram and Facebook, or visit: opernfestprague.com.

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