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Sun Mar 24, 2019

The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2019 - application deadline approaching!

The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2019 - application deadline approaching!

QSIMC is one of the world's leading singing competitions, taking place in Oslo. Singers from all countries, born in 1987 or later, are eligible to apply. The Competition offers many career-changing opportunities, including: ● Exposure to a prestigious international jury and other representatives from the music industry ● A door into the international music industry ● Rewarding masterclasses ● Career development session ● Concert engagements ● Prizewinner concerts ● A final at the stunning Opera House in Oslo ● A First Prize of €50,000 ● Prizes awarded by HM Queen Sonja of Norway. Apply before 1 April: https://queensonja.embark.com/auth/login

Sat Mar 23, 2019

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2019: Apply now!

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2019: Apply now!

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2019, 25 years celebrating. ILA will be again in the amazing city of Vicenza, just twenty-minutes from Venice by train. Likewise, rehearsals, lessons and performances will be held in the air-conditioned facilities and incredible stage of the Teatro Comunale di Vicenza! Intensive training in singing, Italian diction, masterclasses, voice lessons and daily Italian language instruction. You'll sing in a fully staged opera production, and have the opportunity to audition for agents. Positions available for Singers, Conductors and Orchestra. Apply now at: www.internationallyricacademy.com

Fri Mar 22, 2019

Deadline March 31: Rochester International Vocal Competition 2019!

Deadline March 31: Rochester International Vocal Competition 2019!

Apply today for the Rochester International Vocal Competition! Over the last 13 years, the newly rebranded Rochester International Vocal Competition has grown from a small regional contest to a world-renowned event helping to launch careers. Singers compete and receive feedback from world-class judges in front of a live audience for cash prizes and consideration for solo performances with the Rochester Oratorio Society. This year's distinguished panel of judges includes Jonathan Beyer, Metropolitan Opera Artist and past competition winner! Visit us on Facebook to learn more about our past winners and their recent performances. Apply by March 31, 2019 at https://www.yaptracker.com/applications/rochester-oratorio-society-2019.

Thu Mar 21, 2019

The 53rd International Vocal Competition LiedDuo: Apply now!

The 53rd International Vocal Competition LiedDuo: Apply now!

The 53rd International Vocal Competition LiedDuo is held 20-24 November 2019 in 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) and involves Lied repertoire for singer-pianist duos. The International Jury includes prominent musicians such as soprano Dame Felicity Lott (president), mezzo-soprano Jard van Nes, baritone Thomas Oliemans, pianists Graham Johnson and David Selig, and programmer Mirjam Wijzenbeek (Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam). Prize money: more than € 15,000 plus engagements. Masterclasses, jury feedback, travel refund possible for finalists, accommodation at host families. All rounds open to the public. Candidates for this year’s competition can apply for several live First Round auditions or submit their application via YouTube. WWW.IVC.NU

Thu Mar 21, 2019

Deadline Extended! Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera

Deadline Extended! Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 15! Women Conductors from around the world are invited to apply to the fifth residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera. This year residency will take place in Dallas from October 27 to November 9, 2019. This year the selected conductors will be also featured at the Women in Classical Music Symposium presented by The Dallas Symphony Orchestra during the residency. This program will include hands one conducting opportunities with the Dallas Opera Orchestra, masterclasses with Emmanuel Villaume, Nicole Paeiment and Carlo Montanaro. For more information please visit our website at https://dallasopera.org/community/artist-development/hart-institute/

Wed Mar 20, 2019

The Lorin Maazel Institute in New York, Vocal Arts Division 2019: Apply now!

The Lorin Maazel Institute in New York, Vocal Arts Division 2019: Apply now!

Dietlinde Turban Maazel, soprano Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs, and Mo. Michael Recchiuti offer an intensive curriculum that focuses on the performance of operatic music: languages, study techniques, interpretation, body movement, and wellness. Each session includes a video recording by Jeremy Gerard, guest artist masterclasses, and a performance opportunity at The Castleton Festival this season. FIRST SESSION: MAY 1 TO MAY 6, 2019 “Performing Italian Opera: Tradition and Practice” SECOND SESSION: MAY 10 TO MAY 15, 2019 “German Repertory Immersion-The Operas of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss” For info and application visit: https://www.castletonfestival.org/lmci/

Tue Mar 19, 2019

Martina Arroyo Foundation's celebrated Prelude to Performance Program 2019: Apply now!

Martina Arroyo Foundation's celebrated Prelude to Performance Program 2019: Apply now!

Prelude to Performance supports young, passionate artists from around the world. Join our Prelude Family! Study and Perform a complete role in NYC! June 17 to July 14. Summer 2019 Opera, Strauss', Die Fledermaus in German. Auditions in NYC March 29, 30, 31 2019. Deadline: March 24, 2019. Audio/Video auditions accepted (Video preferred).

Tue Mar 19, 2019

ASPSNY's Spring Into Art Song Festival 2019: Apply now!

ASPSNY's Spring Into Art Song Festival 2019: Apply now!

Spring Into Art Song Festival 2019: The Art Song Preservation Society of New York (ASPSNY) is pleased to announce auditions for its 2019 art song festival hosted by The Manhattan School of Music featuring master classes and recitals with prominent guest artists and specialists of song. Teaching and performing guest artists include: Mark Markham, Thomas Grubb, Thomas Muraco, Frank Daykin, Andrea DelGuidice, Kathryn LaBouff, Neil Semer, Christine Lyons and Sandra Hamaoui.

Mon Mar 18, 2019

Early bird deadline 3/25! The Premiere Opera Vocal Arts Institute 2019

Early bird deadline 3/25! The Premiere Opera Vocal Arts Institute 2019

APPLY BY MARCH 25 to take advantage of our Early Bird Application Deadline and SAVE! Journey with us this summer to the beautiful seaside town of Trani, Italy, for some of the best concentrated technical voice training and opera coaching in the world! The knowledge you'll gain from studying the true Italian technique with these Masters, will provide you with the confidence necessary to trust your technique in a strong foundational and philosophical way. Week 1: Dale Fundling, MOZARTEUM SALZBURG; Week 2: Michael Paul, METROPOLITAN OPERA; Week 3: Bruno Nicoli, TEATRO ALLA SCALA; Week 4: Dmitry Vdovin, BOLSHOI THEATRE. Join us for all 4 weeks (July 22 – August 17, 2019) or choose the week(s) you wish to come! Discounted pricing offered. Apply Now at www.premierevocalarts.com!

Fri Mar 15, 2019

Attention Mezzos, Sopranos, Assistant Directors and Conductors: Opera Steamboat deadline extended to 4/1!

Attention Mezzos, Sopranos, Assistant Directors and Conductors: Opera Steamboat deadline extended to 4/1!

Opera Steamboat is looking for Mezzo-Sopranos/ Sopranos/ Assistant Directors and Assistant Conductors for our summer program. Located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Opera Steamboat promotes opera and the vocal arts through educational and musical opportunities in collaboration with world-class artists. We invite you to discover all that Opera Steamboat has to offer! Available roles: Second Nymph in Rusalka Turnspit/Kitchen boy in Rusalka Lupe Marin and Mrs. Rockefeller in Frida First Calavera in Frida Second Calavera in Frida Third Calavera in Frida Assistant Directors and Conductors also encouraged to apply. The deadline has been extended to April 1. Apply today.

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