The 11th annual James Toland Vocal Arts Competition, a weekend of master classes and competition finals, will be held on June 22-23, 2024. We welcome exceptional singers in genres from opera, oratorio and art songs, to jazz, musical theater and cabaret standards. There are no specific age, education or residency requirements. Two levels of competition based on vocal experience are offered. Awards total over $40,000, including a top prize of $10,000, and ALL finalists (5 in each tier) receive a cash award. Applications will be accepted only until MARCH 8, 2024.
DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 25: Echoes of Ancient Tang Poems World Tour. iSING! Festival - A Life-Changing Experience. In the 2024-25 season, iSING! Festival will bring its history-making Echoes of Ancient Tang Poems (the “Project”) on an international tour including five cities in North America, Europe and China, featuring a cast of singers in all vocal categories. The Project begins on May 20, 2024, with an intensive training/rehearsal period in China, culminating in a kick-off concert in Beijing, followed shortly after by a concert in a European city to be announced at a later date, marking the official launch of the iSING! Festival Echoes of Ancient Tang Poems Tour. Subsequent concerts will be scheduled and announced throughout the 2024-25 season.
MMF's final deadline for vocalists is one week away! “Mostly Modern” is an immersive experience: participants perform side-by-side with faculty, both with the Mostly Modern Orchestra (MMO) and with chamber music. Participants and faculty perform world premieres and everyone engages in a learning atmosphere inside and outside rehearsal. Mostly Modern is a place to explore & network with faculty and participants, and create new opportunities, outside normative career-paths of traditional-orchestral/rep/teaching-training and find work that fits one’s passion, with new and exciting music-making. Final Deadline for Vocalists: March 1, 2024.
INTERNATIONAL LYRIC ACADEMY in Italy 2024. Vicenza (Italy), July 7 - August 4. Success starts with our Summer program. Gain the skills you need for your future. Gain the skills to thrive in your career. International Lyric Academy in Italy is celebrating 30 years. Participants from across the world receive professional coachings, voice lessons, masterclasses, concerts, recitals and rehearsals culminating in performances of THE MAGIC FLUTE by W. A. Mozart, BEETHOVEN IX SYMPHONY Soloists, OPERA SCENES, MUSICAL THEATRE, ORCHESTRA. Make a direct jump from being a full-time student to launching a full-time professional career.
TENORS & BASSES: Apply Today to Join OFP’s 2024 Roster of International Soloists! OFP is the only program of its kind, offering exclusive training, performance and professional development opportunities. Fellows have the opportunity to record a piece of their choosing with professional orchestra, in one of Europe’s largest concert halls. The final deadline for Tenor and Bass applicants is: February 20, 2024. FEATURES INCLUDE: • Solo Recording with Professional Orchestra • Exclusive House Auditions • Individualized Training Daily • HD Video, Photo, and Media Resources. PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CONTRACTS. All Fellows have the potential to be offered professional contracts, with OFP's collaborating houses. For additional information, follow OFP on Instagram or visit: opernfestprague.com
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE – June 26–July 22, 2024. LE NOZZE DI FIGARO - August 2–30, 2024. Application Deadline March 1, 2024. *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 Le nozze di Figaro, 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.
The UASP Summer Institute provides an opportunity to learn the fine points of dramatic singing from highly accomplished professionals eager to share their experiences in an informal setting. Eight vocal applicants and one pianist will be accepted. Faculty: Dr. Melanie Turgeon, Co-Director; Benjamin Butterfield, Co-Director/Vocal Coach; Andrea Ludwig, Vocal Coach; Dr. Leanne Regehr, Collaborative Pianist; Steven Philcox, Collaborative Pianist. $975 CDN tuition includes a 7-day Institute, including practice rooms, pianos, one-on-one coaching, master classes, and course materials. Transportation to or within Toronto, accommodations, meals, insurance, and incidentals are not included. Deadline March 1, 2024 For more information, Click here: https://uaspsponsor.squarespace.com/pre-req
Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival, now in its 11th year, is happy to announce t's 2024 season of activity. Our studies will center around three operas: La Bohème, La Sonnambula, and L'elisir d'amore. These three operas will be staged and performed with orchestra. Performing is one aspect of the preparation we aim to impart. Our studies will focus on staging, the necessary vocal technique to succeed, and the musical preparation required. Singers do not compete for their roles. Our audience does not pay for tickets. Our focus is the individual. We definitely give you more than you can chew, but we do this to help you understand what you will need to succeed in Opera. You will be transformed in six weeks! http://www.mediterraneanoperafestival.com/
The Jensen Foundation supports America’s most promising young opera professionals with its annual Vocal Competition. Singers compete for their share of $40,000 in awards, including a $15,000 First Place award. The 2024 competition takes place at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City May 20-25. The singing environment is well-organized and supportive, with professional accompanists and preliminary judges. Twelve finalists are chosen to perform before the Finals Judges who are distinguished in the world of opera. After the competition, finalists may request feedback from the judges. Apply today to join us in New York this May!
Study the roles of Mozart's Don Giovanni or Verdi's Il trovatore with Metropolitan Opera Artist Sondra Kelly and Tenor Stanley Wilson. Join for one or both of our Intensive Roles Study Workshops. Throughout the week-long program, you will have to opportunity to sing the full role, being coached on all set pieces and recitative addressing diction and characterization. Each participant will have the chance to sing several pieces in the final performance. All principal and secondary roles available. Please visit our website at www.voxopera.org for additional information and testimonials from past program participants.
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