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Wed May 12, 2021

Opera Singers Academy, Teatro di San Carlo Opera House, Naples: Deadline May 20!

Opera Singers Academy, Teatro di San Carlo Opera House, Naples: Deadline May 20!

Selection for the admission to the Opera Singers Academy courses of Teatro di San Carlo for the 2021-2023 biennium. For the year 2021 Teatro di San Carlo Opera House announces the opening of its Opera Singers Academy with a didactic program aimed at young and talented Italian and international opera singers. The course is led and endorsed by Soprano Mariella Devia. Teachers and instructors will include very important voices and world wide renowned conductors, directors and scholars. More info: https://www.teatrosancarlo.it/it/news/bando-ammissione-accademia-cantanti-lirici-teatro-san-carlo-mariella-devia.html

Mon May 10, 2021

Apply now for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22!

Apply now for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22!

Apply now for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22!  Application not submitted yet? No problem! You can still apply for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22 until 31 May. You can find all important information about the application process, what information we need from you as well as all important dates of the competition on our website! NEUE STIMMEN - How to apply? We are looking forward to your application. 

Sat May 8, 2021

Washington, D.C. Residency: Young Artists Music Festival 2021

Washington, D.C. Residency: Young Artists Music Festival 2021

Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival is casting roles for a one-week Washington, D.C. Residency in June 2021. Singers will participate in outdoor staged performances of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and a gala opera arias concert, presented as part of a critically-acclaimed concert series presented in the garden of the historic Rectory on Princess Street in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Auditions will be online only. New Dates: June 19 – June 26. Apply now at praguesummernights.com. Accepting applications until roles are filled.

Tue May 4, 2021

Take your performance to the next level: Canto Vocal Programs 2021

Take your performance to the next level: Canto Vocal Programs 2021

Canto's 2021 programs provide a safe space for singers to sharpen every aspect of their performance skills. Intensive musical/dramatic coaching with Canto faculty (Lucy Arner, Liora Maurer, Sharon Mohar) and French and Italian conversation classes with native speakers.  Our distinguished guest artists will offer masterclasses: conductors Marco Armiliato and Antony Walker, coaches Craig Rutenberg and Joan Dornemann, Chief Artistic Officer-Santa Fe Opera David Lomeli and performance psychologist Noa Kageyama. Other special guests include Deborah Birnbaum, Ira Siff, Hans Pieter Herman, Hemdi Kfir, Lynn Baker and Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek. For more information on this amazing group of artists, visit https://www.cantovocalprograms.com/faculty

Wed Apr 28, 2021

Miami Classical Music Festival (virtual and in person): 2021 applications now open!

Miami Classical Music Festival (virtual and in person): 2021 applications now open!

Miami Classical Music Festival is happy to announce that we have developed a hybrid festival that includes both Virtual and In-person opportunities for this summer, 2021. The festival will consist of a 2-week virtual session and 2 week in-person session in Miami Beach. Participants in the virtual session will study with our faculty and prepare for their upcoming roles and the in-person session will be a rehearsal intensive to produce and perform our opera productions. The most up to date list of available roles for operas Albert Herring and Cendrillon can be found on at miamimusicfestival.com/apprentice Rigorous Covid-19 safety guidelines have been designed specifically for us by performing arts industry professionals. 

Sun Apr 25, 2021

2021 Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix (virtual): Deadline 4/30!

2021 Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix (virtual): Deadline 4/30!

The Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix is a new vocal & role competition organized by the Festival Gegen den Strom in Germany. The 2021 Grand Prix will take place online due to the pandemic. The Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix offers money prizes and, most importantly, future job opportunities within the festival- including performances in the historical "Marmorsal" in Bad Ems- as well as in other international forums the members of the panel represent. To apply, participants need to send only 1 video of an aria of their choice. Then, they'll have 2 weeks time in between rounds to send their videos. The repertoire varies between rounds. Application dealine: 30/04/2021. Competition fee: €50. To apply, please visit: www.offenbachgp.com.

Wed Apr 21, 2021

POVAI 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMER: Study with world-renowned Opera Divas!

POVAI 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMER: Study with world-renowned Opera Divas!

Work intimately this summer with world-renowned Opera Divas: BARBARA FRITTOLI - CATHERINE MALFITANO - CAROL VANESS - JANE EAGLAN plus international vocal coaches, award-winning stage directors, language experts, career consultants, and so much more - The Best of the Best! Join us for all 4 virtual weeks (July 19 – August 14, 2021) or choose the week(s) you wish to come! Discounted pricing offered. Apply Now at www.premierevocalarts.com!

Tue Apr 20, 2021

Message from OPERA America: A #meetopera invitation

Message from OPERA America: A #meetopera invitation

OPERA America is relaunching the #meetopera campaign, a social media initiative designed to showcase the variety and vitality of the art form. They are extending an invitation to YAP Tracker members to join the campaign. Click the link to learn more. Please let me know if you have any questions about the campaign itself or artist participation.

Wed Apr 14, 2021

FINAL DEADLINE TODAY TO APPLY FOR SALUZZO OPERA ACADEMY 2021

FINAL DEADLINE TODAY TO APPLY FOR SALUZZO OPERA ACADEMY 2021

FINAL DEADLINE TODAY TO APPLY FOR SALUZZO OPERA ACADEMY 2021 Expand your operatic training this summer: perform with orchestra and immerse yourself in Italian language and culture, nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps. We provide you with tools for your craft that are essential for growth in today’s operatic landscape. Perform a role with orchestra; Study with faculty actively working in the international opera scene; Learn how to get hired through personal mentorship & career workshops; Masterclasses & Weekly Coachings; Daily Italian Language Class & Immersion; Opera Aria Concert Series; Over €60k in scholarships available. Le Nozze di Figaro and Alcina. All role offers will be guaranteed for 2021 and 2022, if postponement is necessary due to Covid.

Mon Apr 12, 2021

New York Dramatic Voices' Summer Dramatic Role Preparation Intensive: deadline April 24!

New York Dramatic Voices' Summer Dramatic Role Preparation Intensive: deadline April 24!

Work one-on-one with top dramatic opera professionals to perfect a role from Tosca, Fidelio, Ariadne auf Naxos, Il Trovatore, or Lohengrin. Each participant receives character development classes with Anthony Laciura (MET Opera, HBO, Netflix), music and diction coaching with Matthew Lobaugh (LA Opera, Washington National Opera), and masterclasses with Greer Grimsley (MET Opera), Kathy Olsen (Encompass Arts), and Christin Byrdsong (Amazon Prime, HereTV). Program runs from July 12-24, 2021.  Application Deadline April 24 Read more at https://www.newyorkdramaticvoices.com/auditions

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