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Mon Oct 15, 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

Sun Oct 14, 2018

Deadline 11/10: Premiere Opera International Vocal Competition 2018!

Deadline 11/10: Premiere Opera International Vocal Competition 2018!

Don't miss your chance to be heard by the absolute biggest names in the industry, in what is one of the most esteemed judging and advisory panels ever assembled! The Premiere Opera Foundation's International Vocal Competition & Masterclasses, in it's second year, is a world class opportunity that will distribute over $20K in prizes and awards, offer unparalleled Masterclasses, as well as a private audition at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, and more! All the info can be found here: http://www.premiereoperafoundation.org. Deadline is November 10th!

Sat Oct 13, 2018

Manhattan Opera Studio Summer Festival 2019: apply now!

Manhattan Opera Studio Summer Festival 2019: apply now!

The application deadline for the October Auditions for the 2019 Manhattan Opera Studio is approaching. Apply NOW! The MOS Summer Festival is the first Summer Program of its kind in Manhattan. All the selected singers will have the opportunity to perform a fully staged opera with orchestra. Selected singers will participate in an aria and opera scenes concert at Carnegie Hall, masterclasses with some of the most prestigious agents of New York City, feedback auditions with conductors of the Metropolitan Opera House, and coachings in music and diction.On our 7th anniversary, we are happy to introduce the Wagner Division. This Division will be focused on the development of young Wagnerian voices.

Fri Oct 12, 2018

Prague Summer Nights 2019: apply now!

Prague Summer Nights 2019: apply now!

In 2019, Prague Summer Nights Festival will return to the historic Estates Theater with fully-staged productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro. Performances will be given with orchestra on the famous Josef Svoboda sets, and will feature professional costumes from the Czech National Opera. Singers will participate in an opera scenes program, featuring scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček, and will sing in a cabaret at a famous Prague jazz club. In addition to preparing the opera, singers will have coachings, lessons and masterclasses with PSN faculty and visiting guest clinicians. Apply online and audition to perform on the stage where Mozart himself conducted the premiere of Don Giovanni in 1787.

Thu Oct 11, 2018

Michigan Opera Theatre Studio 2019-20: Deadline 10/19!

Michigan Opera Theatre Studio 2019-20: Deadline 10/19!

Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artist Auditions: APPLY NOW! - DEADLINE: October 19, 2018. The Studio Artists of Michigan Opera Theatre represent some of the most exciting emerging talent in opera today. From September through May, young opera professionals gain valuable experience through myriad performance opportunities in MOT main stage and community productions. They also benefit from advanced individual training and guidance from an array of world class professionals, guest artists, and coaches. Artists are salaried and receive reimbursement for relocation and career development costs.

Wed Oct 10, 2018

Deadline February 1: Bel Canto Institute 2019

Deadline February 1: Bel Canto Institute 2019

Summer and Youth Summer Program: June 24-July 20, 2019. Singers and pianists in residence in Florence, Italy; the opportunity to immerse oneself in study of Bel Canto, a style of singing/playing rich in vocal and orchestral traditions handed down from generation to generation. Participants study with internationally renowned faculty who perform, teach, and coach at the leading opera houses of the world. Bel Canto Institute features two tracks: Youth Division Summer Program (ages 15-17) and the Summer Program (ages 18+). Performance awards granted. Award recipients are granted performance opportunities in the United States with piano or orchestra. Application deadline: February 1st, 2019. Visit our website www.belcantoinst.org to apply!

Tue Oct 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist Program 2019-2020: Apply now!

Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist Program 2019-2020: Apply now!

Last Chance to apply for the Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist Program 2019-2020 Season Auditions! Application Deadline is this Friday, October 12!! Resident Artists receive: A weekly stipend, assistance with relocation expenses, AGMA rates for mainstage roles, assistance with voice lessons. Application Requirements: Current Professional Resume, Two Letters of Recommendation (must be received by Thursday, October 18), One Headshot, $40 Application Fee. Application: www.yaptracker.com/applications/pittsburgh-opera-2018 Additional Information: www.pittsburghopera.org/resident-artists/auditions/

Mon Oct 8, 2018

Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2019 Winter and Summer Sessions: Apply Now!

Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2019 Winter and Summer Sessions: Apply Now!

DIE FLEDERMAUS Jan 13 – Feb 11, 2019; DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Jun 24 – Jul 22, 2019; LE NOZZE DI FIGARO Aug 4 – 30, 2019. Deadline Nov 15* *Roles assigned on a rolling basis BEFORE deadline, as applications are submitted. Now in our 12th year, LOSW is a comprehensive training program for emerging professional singers considering a career in Europe, with a focus on the German theater system. We offer intensive training in singing, diction, movement, rehearsal process, stagecraft and role study, masterclasses, individual lessons & daily German language classes. Perform a role in a fully-staged opera with chamber orchestra (Die Fledermaus) or piano & cembalo (Die Zauberflöte & Le Nozze di Figaro), learn audition techniques, career management and audition for German agents. No fee to apply; scholarships available.

Sun Oct 7, 2018

World class training in Madrid: Apply now for OPERASTUDIO 18/19 – organized by University of Alcalá

World class training in Madrid: Apply now for OPERASTUDIO 18/19 – organized by University of Alcalá

OPERASTUDIO MASTERCLASSES 18/19 – UNIVERSITY OF ALCALÁ DE HENARES. MADRID. SPAIN The only opportunity in the world to learn first hand with the most prestigious artists PACO AZORÍN – Mozart, the action and the gesture from the music. Acting for opera singers– 22, 23 and 24 October 18 AQUILES MACHADO – The Opera in the mirror. An approach to the stage performance from the personal experience. 10, 11 and 12 December 18 PAUL ÈMILE FOURNY– Stage Performance Workshop about Carmen (Bizet) – From 10 to 14 February 19 MARIELLA DEVIA– Technique and vocal performance – From 5 to 9 March 2019. GIANLUIGI GELMETTI– Multidisciplinar encounter– masterclasses – From 6 to 10 May 19 ANA LUISA CHOVA–Vocal technique – From 24 to 27 June19 IGNACIO COBETA– Vocal Pathophysiology – 24, 25 and 26 June 19 XAVIER SABATA– III Baroque Opera Workshop– July 19 (date to be confirmed) LOURDES PÉREZ – SIERRA, Operastudio director and coach accredited by AECOP – Carreer coaching – Group 1: 21, 22, 23 January 19. Group 2: 2, 3 4 July 19.

Sat Oct 6, 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.

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