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Fri May 22, 2020

POVAI 2020 VIRTUAL SUMMER: Study with FRITTOLI and much more!

POVAI 2020 VIRTUAL SUMMER: Study with FRITTOLI and much more!

Study with BARBARA FRITTOLI, two LA SCALA maestros, the teacher of Piotr BECZALA & Elina GARANCA, as well as the heads of Vocal Studies and Master Vocal Coaches at CURTIS, YALE, & AVA! This is an incredible group! You will simply will not find another opportunity this summer anywhere in the world, with this most supreme level of concentrated Technical Voice Training! Come on a VIRTUAL journey with us to discover the true Italian Technique with our Master Voice Experts and so much more! Join us for all 4 weeks (July 20 – August 15, 2020) or choose the week(s) you wish to attend! Discounted pricing offered. NO Application Fee! Auditors welcome! Deadline July 1st. Apply Now! www.premierevocalarts.com

Wed May 20, 2020

Summer Festival Cancelled? Join Opera Project Columbus's VIVA Festival 2020

Summer Festival Cancelled? Join Opera Project Columbus's VIVA Festival 2020

Was your summer festival cancelled? Join us for the VIVA Festival! The Virtual Intensive Vocal Academy presented by Opera Project Columbus provides an opportunity for opera singers continue to work on their craft remotely with internationally-renowned faculty. These five classes will address far more than singing, focusing on practical aspects of a singer's career. The instructors—Ed Bak, Wendy Taucher, Giuseppe Filianoti, Devon Cass, and Emilio Pons—will give each give an hour-long class on topics such as the music of language, creating characters, details of Italian text and recitative, visual presentation, and tricks for auditioning in Europe. For more information and to apply, visit the Opera Project Columbus website.

Mon May 18, 2020

The Eurasia Festival Virtual Opera Institute 2020: deadline May 29

The Eurasia Festival Virtual Opera Institute 2020: deadline May 29

The Eurasia Festival Virtual Opera Institute will offer singers from all over the world a unique opportunity to study roles from Tchaikovsky’s operas.   Auditions are NOT required. Please submit a form of interest.   The study program includes:   ·Group diction classes via Zoom ·Individual coachings via Zoom (Please note: All piano accompaniment will be pre-recorded and sent to singers for use during coachings) ·Total Fee: $500 per session (4 weeks) ·Optional: Post COVID-19, run through your role with Maestro Sydykov at Eurasia Cultural Center in NYC. This option is good through May 2021 and is contingent on health and travel regulations.    Role study sessions and repertoire:   Eugene Onegin - June 3-28; Iolanta - July 1-26; Pique Dame - August 5-30.

Sat May 16, 2020

Balance Arts Center's Online Summer Intensives 2020: weekly programs begin June 1

Balance Arts Center's Online Summer Intensives 2020: weekly programs begin June 1

Discover how to optimize your full singing potential, refine your artistry, and bring your whole self to the present moment with Balance Arts Center's Online Summer Intensives based in the Alexander Technique.  Join us this summer for weeklong intensives that are designed for singers who want to deepen their understanding and embodiment of the Alexander Technique and take their craft to the next level. Through multidisciplinary group work and private sessions you will get a big-picture understanding of how the AT process can help you grow in every aspect of your life and art form. Choose from over 30 internationally renowned singers and vocal coaches to study with privately and in group classes.

Mon Mar 30, 2020

International Lyric Academy 2020: Applications still accepted

International Lyric Academy 2020: Applications still accepted

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2020, Celebrating 26 years in operation, is announcing the next round of auditions through United States. Please apply online at www.internationallyricacademy.com. Full Opera productions include Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini and The Old Maid and the Thief by G. Menotti. We offer also Opera Marathon with Orchestra, Opera Scenes Program, Musical Theater Program, Ensemble Program, Concert Program, Italian lessons, Voice lessons, Master Classes and much more! Come to immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy!!

Thu Mar 26, 2020

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2020: Apply now!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2020: Apply now!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival now in its 7th season, offers the most advanced and complete training.  5 weeks of training in the heart of the Mediterranean on the island of Sicily with conductors, coaches and voice instructors from The Metropolitan Opera, ROH Covent Garden, and Vienna Staatsoper.  Performing a major role with orchestra (La Boheme, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi) completes the intensive training, giving participants a complete learning experience.  June 21-July 27.

Wed Mar 25, 2020

2021 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera: Apply Now!

2021 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera: Apply Now!

Women Conductors from around the world are invited to apply to the sixth residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera. This year's residency will take place in Dallas from February 8 to February 19, 2021. The program will include hands on conducting opportunities with the Dallas Opera Orchestra, masterclasses with Emmanuel Villaume and Nicole Paeiment, and seminars with prominent leaders in classical music and opera. For more information please visit our website at https://dallasopera.org/community/artist-development/hart-institute/

Tue Mar 24, 2020

Prague Summer Nights 2020: In search of a few good men!

Prague Summer Nights 2020: In search of a few good men!

In search of a few good men! Prague Summer Nights is casting for select roles in Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro for this summer’s double-cast, fully-staged with orchestra productions in the historic Estates Theatre. Mozart led the premiere of Don Giovanni in this jewel box house, the only theater left standing where Mozart conducted. Apply for the festival and scholarships at PragueSummerNights.com. Receive expert training, perform scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček as well as standard repertoire by Puccini, Bizet and Verdi, and sing in a cabaret at a historic jazz club. Join us in Europe for a month you will never forget!

Mon Mar 16, 2020

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka 2020: Apply now!

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka 2020: Apply now!

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka is held in Japan once three years to commemorate the world-famous prima donna, MIURA Tamaki. This competition aims to discover young talented musicians and give a boost their careers in the field of vocal music. The 9th competition will be held from October 31 to November 8, 2020. We are now accepting applications!  1st Prize-3,000,000yen, 2nd Prize-1,500,000yen, 3rd Prize-750,000yen. Hotel accommodation charges will be covered by the organizer and financial support for travelling can be provided under certain conditions. For more details including competition guidelines and application forms, please visit our website at https://www.suac.ac.jp/opera-en/

Sun Mar 15, 2020

TODAY: FINAL DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY - MARCH 15th

TODAY: FINAL DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY - MARCH 15th

Berlin Opera Academy is the premiere European opera training program providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world. Perform a role with orchestra in BOA 2020 Festival; Audition for agents for individualized feedback; Intensive instruction with faculty active at the MET to major German houses; Learn how to get hired through personal mentorship & career workshops; German Language Courses; Accommodation in Berlin; Over €150k in scholarship available. Die Zauberflöte •  Hänsel und Gretel • Die Fledermaus •  Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi. Application & Scholarship Information at www.berlinoperaacademy.com

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