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Fri Dec 2, 2022

Mostly Modern Festival 2023: EARLY DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Mostly Modern Festival 2023: EARLY DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Calling all singers, instrumentalists & conductors! The early deadline for singers is February 1st! Fellowships and scholarships are available, apply before the early deadline for priority consideration! Apply now for the chance to perform in Arthur Zankel Music Center, get private lessons and coachings, have access to seminars, lectures, and masterclasses by our Artist Faculty, and VIP passes to attend all concerts & parties during the festival. All participants go home with top-of-the-line professional audio and video recordings.  We look forward to hearing your submissions! Apply Here: https://app.getacceptd.com/mostlymodernfestival See listing for fellowship information.

Thu Dec 1, 2022

BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY 2023: LAST DAY to Apply Early TODAY

BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY 2023: LAST DAY to Apply Early TODAY

LAST DAY to Apply Early  December 1st, 2022 Berlin Opera Academy is the premier European opera training program, providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world. Join us as a Festival Singer and perform a role with orchestra in BOA 2023 OPERNFEST. Receive: Private Coachings, Masterclasses, Agent Auditions with Individualized Feedback, German Language Classes. Over €150k in scholarships available. Die Zauberflöte Mozart. Orpheus in the Underworld Offenbach. Ariadne auf Naxos Strauss. Così fan tutte Mozart.

Wed Nov 30, 2022

Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston's Scholarship Competitions: deadline December 16!

Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston's Scholarship Competitions: deadline December 16!

Two opportunities from Houston's oldest opera company: The Vocal Career Grant Competition will take place in Houston on January 29 where ten finalisits will vie for over $5,000 in prize money. Judges are Grammy Award winner Sasha Cooke, Houston Grand Opera's Director of Artistic Operations and Chorus Master Richard Bado, and Theater Under the Stars' Associate Assistant Director Monique Midgette. Undergraduate students are invited to apply to our Scholarship Program, with two recipients - $1,000 and $500 - being paid directly to the winner's school in their name. The deadline for both opportunities has been extended to December 16. Full details and online application available at https://gilbertandsullivan.org/scholarships.

Wed Nov 30, 2022

BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY 2023: Tomorrow // Early Application Deadline December 1st, 2022

BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY 2023: Tomorrow // Early Application Deadline December 1st, 2022

Tomorrow // Early Application Deadline  December 1st, 2022 Berlin Opera Academy is the premier European opera training program, providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world. Join us as a Festival Singer and perform a role with orchestra in BOA 2023 OPERNFEST. Receive: Private Coachings, Masterclasses, Agent Auditions with Individualized Feedback, German Language Classes. Over €150k in scholarships available. Die Zauberflöte Mozart. Orpheus in the Underworld Offenbach. Ariadne auf Naxos Strauss. Così fan tutte Mozart.

Tue Nov 29, 2022

Prague Summer Nights 2023: Applications now open!

Prague Summer Nights 2023: Applications now open!

Prague Summer Nights applications for 2023 are now open! This summer's dates in the Czech Republic are June 17th to July 17th. Members of our 2023 opera studio will perform Mozarts Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro in the historic, world renowned Estates Theatre. Our 2023 season also features an expanded Opera Academy progam offering young singers the opportunity to sing a role in a fully stage production of Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute). Members of the Opera Studio and Academy will train with top faculty from Juilliard, NYU, NEC, Oberlin, Boston University, and more. Offers are made on a first-come-first-served basis, so make sure to apply before the 2/17 deadline. Apply at praguesummernights.com/apply

Mon Nov 28, 2022

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2023: Apply today!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2023: Apply today!

Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival celebrates a decade of bringing a uniquely powerful Summer program to opera performers and students.   Our coaching and conducting staff is composed of seasoned professionals from Covent Garden, Met, Vienna, and Frankfurt Opera houses.   Our scheduled operas: La Traviata, La Cenerentola, and Lucia di Lammermoor.   Unique to MOSF is “orchestra time.” Coach with orchestra as our conductors help you understand timing, dynamics, and legato in ways learned only on stage by actively performing singers.   Other programs promise a lot in 2 or 3 weeks. We transform you in 6 weeks for the same price. MOSF is superior in every way. It is the hardest and most rewarding learning experience you can have.   http://www.mediterraneanoperafestival.com/

Sun Nov 27, 2022

National Opera Studio's 2023/24 Global Talent Programme for singers and repetiteurs: apply now!

National Opera Studio's 2023/24 Global Talent Programme for singers and repetiteurs: apply now!

Applications are now open for singers and repetiteurs to join the National Opera Studio's 2023/24 Global Talent Programme. Training is completely free. Applications welcome from around the world. Work with world-renowned coaches. Partnerships with the six national opera companies in the UK (English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Opera North, the Royal Opera House, Scottish Opera and Welsh National Opera). We take the utmost care to select singers with the greatest potential and provide them with a nine-month programme that includes, at its heart, exposure to a great range the skills needed to be an opera singer working at the highest level. Deadline: 1 December. Download our organisational brochure here: http://bitly.ws/wg5v

Sat Nov 26, 2022

Opernfest Prague 2023: Record with orchestra, in Prague's historic Smetana Hall!

Opernfest Prague 2023: Record with orchestra, in Prague's historic Smetana Hall!

Record a piece of your choosing with orchestra, in Prague's historic Smetana Hall! OFP is the only program of its kind, offering exclusive professional development opportunities to international soloists. Apply today to join Opernfest Prague in 2023! FEATURES INCLUDE: Solo Recording with Professional Orchestra; Exclusive House Auditions; Individualized Training; HD Video, Photo, and Media Resources. PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CONTRACTS. All Voice Fellows have the potential to be offered professional contracts, with OFP's collaborating houses. For additional information, follow Opernfest Prague on Instagram, or visit: opernfestprague.com.

Fri Nov 25, 2022

Come to Opera Lucca 2023: Deadline February 5!

Come to Opera Lucca 2023: Deadline February 5!

Opera Lucca is a summer festival for singers, pianists, and composers. It will be held at the Lucca Italian School in the summer of 2023, June 10th through July 9th. This season we are casting roles in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi as well as in scenes from Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, La bohème, La Traviata, and other bel canto, baroque, and dramatic repertoire. We specialize in teaching Italian opera through a focus on language immersion and expressive delivery of poetry. Our distinguished faculty are experts in operatic Italian. Host family stays are available to further improve conversational Italian beyond language classes. Applications are due February 5th, but early applications are strongly encouraged. Visit operalucca.org. 

Fri Nov 25, 2022

Chicago Summer Opera 2023: Deadlines coming up for Houston and New York!

Chicago Summer Opera 2023:  Deadlines coming up for Houston and New York!

Join us for Chicago Summer Opera’s 11th season! The program provides an opportunity for singers to develop their stage craft while performing in main stage operas. Every singer is assigned a role or a cover.  Dates: Session 1 June 20 - July 16, 2023; Session 2 July 18 - August 13, 2023. 2023 Season: Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart; Carmen, Bizet; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Britten; Agrippina, Handel; The Turn of the Screw, Britten; Rinaldo, Handel. The Program: Voice Lessons, Coaching, Master Classes, Workshops, Opera performance with Orchestra or Cover run with piano. Audition Locations: Chicago, IL; Bloomington, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Houston, TX; New York, NY; *Recording.

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