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Mon Nov 19, 2018

Enrich your artistic life: Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2019

Enrich your artistic life: Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2019

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival offers 6 weeks of intensive training for vocalists, assistant conductors and orchestra musicians. June 23 - August 5. Teachers, coaching staff and conductors comprised of artists from ROH Covent Garden, with guest coach David Gowland - director of the Jette Parker Young Artists Program at ROH Covent Garden. Repertoire 2019: Don Giovanni, Carmen, La Rondine, and concerts. Fully staged with orchestra. Single room, Italian class, recitative training, tourism in Sicily, Sicilian cuisine, and many opportunities to enrich your artistic and personal life, creating lasting friendships. Scholarships available.

Sun Nov 18, 2018

Deadline December 17: Finger Lakes Opera 2019

Deadline December 17: Finger Lakes Opera 2019

Finger Lakes Opera is now accepting applications for our Young Artist Program for the summer of 2019. FLO Young Artist program is intended for singers who demonstrate outstanding potential and who are seeking professional level training and performance experience. Performance opportunities include opera scenes program, children’s opera, and “Opera HITS!” with the FLO Orchestra featuring arias, duets and Broadway favorites. In addition, FLO Young Artists will be cast as comprimario and cover roles in our main stage performance of La Bohème. We will be holding live auditions in NYC and in Rochester, NY. There is also an option to audition by recording. Scholarships available. The deadline for accepting applications is December 17.

Sat Nov 17, 2018

Berlin Opera Academy 2019 Early Application Deadline Dec 1

Berlin Opera Academy 2019 Early Application Deadline Dec 1

BOA is the premier European opera training program providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world. Perform a role in the BOA 2019 Summer Festival: DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE • DON GIOVANNI • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO • THE CRUCIBLE. Audition for agents for individualized feedback; Faculty active in the international opera scene from the MET to major German houses; Learn how to get hired: Mentorship & Career Workshops; Daily Masterclasses & Weekly Coachings; German Language Class & Immersion. EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE DEC 1st: Apply online www.berlinoperaacademy.com

Fri Nov 16, 2018

Deadline November 23: GEORG SOLTI ACCADEMIA Bel Canto and Repetiteur Courses 2019

Deadline November 23: GEORG SOLTI ACCADEMIA Bel Canto and Repetiteur Courses 2019

DEADLINE: Friday 23 November, 2018! Georg Solti Accademia: Courses for Singers and Repetiteurs. A fully-funded three week immersion in Italian opera singing, with a focus on language, style and technique in the 19th and early 20th century Italian repertoire. GUEST ARTISTS for the GSA Bel Canto Course include: Richard Bonynge, Barbara Frittoli, Roberto Frontali. FACULTY includes: Jonathan Papp - Artistic Director, Jonathan Lakeland – Assistant to the Artistic Director and Repetiteur, Paolo Speca – Principal Vocal Coach and ensembles, Isabella Radcliffe – Language Coach, Stefano Baldasseroni – Italian Diction and Language Coach, Federico Grazzini – Stage Direction. For more information on the Solti Peretti REPETITEUR COURSE visit: https://www.yaptracker.com/opportunities/detail/?id=1746002 or http://www.georgsoltiaccademia.org/repetiteurs/

Thu Nov 15, 2018

Application deadline January 15: OCAVA-in-Rome 2019!

Application deadline January 15: OCAVA-in-Rome 2019!

Application deadline - January 15, 2019. Following the great success from the previous six years, OCAVA announces the 7th OCAVA-in-Rome 2019 Summer Program for singers in Rome, Italy (June 16 to July 7). The young vocal artists from the United States and abroad will come to Rome to work with an internationally renowned faculty on this intensive 3-week program that combines daily voice lessons and Italian language classes, weekly master classes, lectures/workshops, group discussions, and three public concerts. This 3-week program is open to high school and college students/graduates, and accomplished amateurs who want to develop performance skills, improve vocal technique, and actively participate in music making and performances in a highly professional atmosphere.

Wed Nov 14, 2018

Deadlines approaching: Opera NEO 2019

Deadlines approaching: Opera NEO 2019

Opera NEO Summer Opera Festival and Workshop 2019: Deadline approaching: New York/Boston/Washington DC/Greensboro/Tallahassee! Tired of trying to fit the mold? Spend a summer discovering what makes you a unique artist! Join us in beautiful San Diego to find inspiration, grow, learn, network, and make great music. Opera NEO is created for the next generation of opera singers to prepare and inspire them to perform at the highest level. We provide individual attention and a welcoming community for safe exploration. All participants sing a role in one of our three fully-staged, single-cast opera productions with professional orchestra. Additional performance opportunities are offered in a Cabaret (scenes program), concerts, and other community events. Be a part of this intensive opera workshop for the 21st century artist! Deadlines & audition info: operaneo.com

Tue Nov 13, 2018

Over $75K in prizes and awards: The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition

Over $75K in prizes and awards: The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition

The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition is now accepting applications! 1st Prize - $20,000 • 2nd Prize - $15,000 • 3rd Prize – $10,000 • Total prizes and awards will exceed $75,000. Complete eligibility, guidelines, and tips for contestants available at kwf.org/LLC. Founded in 1998 to celebrate the centenary of Lotte Lenya’s birth, the competition recognizes talented young singer/actors who are dramatically and musically convincing in wide ranging theatrical repertoire, with a focus on the works of Kurt Weill. Since its inception, the LLC has grown into an internationally recognized leader in identifying and nurturing the next generation of “total-package performers” (Opera News) and rising stars in both the opera and musical theater worlds.

Mon Nov 12, 2018

Terrific training and performance opportunity: Russian Opera Workshop 2019

Terrific training and performance opportunity: Russian Opera Workshop 2019

RUSSIAN OPERA WORKSHOP 2019: “...perhaps the preeminent expositor of the Russian vocal repertoire in America.” (BROADWAY WORLD). AUDITIONS - Free to apply. http://www.russianoperaworkshop.com/ LIVE - Dec. 12, one day only at AVA in Philadelphia - Apply by Dec. 1, 2018. ONLINE - Submit video by March 15, 2019. TCHAIKOVSKY OPERAS - Major roles. Plan ahead. Iolanta | June 3 - 27. The Maid of Orleans (Joan of Arc) | July 8 - August 1. Artists take daily Russian language classes and perform in master classes, Russian Romances concerts, and operas. VOCAL MASTER CLASSES: Angela Meade, Bryan Hymel, Benita Valente, Sally Wolf. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Thor Eckert, Academy of Vocal Arts, Sandra Hormozi, Encompass Arts.

Sun Nov 11, 2018

Deadlines approaching: Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 2019 Summer Festival Season

Deadlines approaching: Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 2019 Summer Festival Season

Auditions for Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 2019 Summer Festival Season are coming up quickly! Come join us next summer as we perform Wagner's The Valkyrie, two operas by Mr. Fred Rogers, Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Richard Strauss's The Love of Danae! "What attracted me to Pittsburgh Festival Opera was their emphasis on storytelling and audience inclusivity. The modern English translations break the barrier between performer and audience member, allowing for much more visceral theatrical experiences. Not only is Pittsburgh Festival Opera a forward-thinking, intimate opera company, it is a safe and nurturing environment filled with kind and supportive colleagues who genuinely want the best for each other." -Nicolette Mavroleon, 2018

Sat Nov 10, 2018

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

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