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Fri Jul 30, 2021

2021 JTVA Elizabeth Greenfield Award: DEADLINE JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY!

2021 JTVA Elizabeth Greenfield Award: DEADLINE JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY!

DEADLINE JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY! The JTVA Elizabeth Greenfield Award is a $5,000 grant which honors a trailblazing Black singer by recognizing an outstanding present-day Black singer who is in the early stages of pursuing a professional career. It provides meaningful financial assistance to encourage and further advance the career development of a promising Black vocal artist. Applications will be accepted only until August 13, 2021.

Mon Jul 26, 2021

The 2021 Loyola Dramatic Voice Symposium: Earlybird discount!

The 2021 Loyola Dramatic Voice Symposium: Earlybird discount!

The Loyola Dramatic Voice Symposium brings together world-renowned artists and teachers in the field of opera to present master classes and lectures for young dramatic singers and for teachers of voice. Full registration includes two days of professional development culminating in a final performance of the guest artists. Anyone can attend, but masterclass participants must submit audition materials by August 5th. At the end of the symposium, the guest artists will confer and award two $1000 Encouragement awards. The award recipients will also perform on the September 18th Opera Gala with the guest artists. 

Sat Jul 3, 2021

2021 NTD 8th International Chinese Vocal Competition: Apply now!

2021 NTD 8th International Chinese Vocal Competition: Apply now!

The New Tang Dynasty Television (NTD Television) “International Chinese Vocal Competition” is one in a series of international cultural and arts events sponsored by NTD Television. The aim of this competition is to promote traditional vocal arts of pure authenticity, pure goodness, and pure beauty, and provide a world arena for all Chinese vocalists to showcase their talents. The Competition will be hosted by NTD Television.  The final round of the Competition will be broadcast through live stream video on NTD’s social media platforms. It will also be broadcast on NTD’s TV network. Deadline to apply: September 23.

Thu Jul 1, 2021

Work with a true master: RAINA KABAIVANSKA, September 2021

Work with a true master: RAINA KABAIVANSKA, September 2021

NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY presents: XXI International Masterclass of RAINA KABAIVANSKA. 6 September - 1 October, 2021. Sofia Opera and Ballet House. The Masterclass is а part of the Calendar of cultural events of Sofia Municipality for 2021. Application deadline for sending the application form: September 3, 2021. Audition: September 6, 2021 Masterclass: 7-30 September, 2021 Gala concert: October 1, 2021

Tue Jun 29, 2021

Sarasota Opera SEASON 2021-22: Join us!

Sarasota Opera SEASON 2021-22: Join us!

SEASON 2021-22  Join a prestigious and highly professional apprentice artists program! The company provides many performing opportunities throughout its fall and winter seasons. The training aspect of the program focuses on encouraging singers to give impassioned performances through vocal expression with an understanding of the meaning of the text, the poetry, and the music. In private coachings and classes, acting is approached through an efficiency of movement that brings out the meaning of the work rather than obscuring it.

Fri Jun 25, 2021

Kirov International Music Festival Bel Canto Program: deadline approaching!

Kirov International Music Festival Bel Canto Program: deadline approaching!

The 2021 Kirov International Music Festival Bel Canto Program offers rigorous audition and competition preparation for vocalists looking to advance their career and studies. Led by the legendary pedagogue Vera Danchenko-Stern and a faculty of 14 career opera singers associated with opera companies such as Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, San Fransisco Opera, Washington National Opera and others, the Bel Canto program is designed to offer comprehensive review of vocal technique and proper career guidance. All students will take daily diction courses in German, Russian, and Italian, and will receive two lessons per week with the faculty of their choice. (Note: KIMF Bel Canto will operate entirely as a virtual program in 2021).

Fri Jun 11, 2021

Attention Baritones: Boston University's Opera Institute 21-23!

Attention Baritones: Boston University's Opera Institute 21-23!

Boston University Opera Institute: Audition for Baritones only. To be eligible for Opera Institute training, singers must demonstrate a readiness that is potentially two years from career entry. Such readiness includes an unusual voice of a timbre and appropriate size for opera; a high level of preparedness in terms of artistry, musical style, and vocal technique; an individual articulation of the need for our particular program; and an attitude of professionalism, humility, and willingness to learn. Deadline: Received By Mon Jun 28, 2021

Sat May 22, 2021

Chicago Summer Opera 2021: Select Roles Available!

Chicago Summer Opera 2021: Select Roles Available!

Roles and covers still available! Please check our website under Training Program for the latest role updates. CURRENT AVAILABLE ROLES - Albert Herring, Britten JUNE 21 - JULY 19, 2021: Lady Billows, Mr. Gedge, Emmie, Cis, Harry, COVER Miss Wordsworth, COVER Florence Pike. Lucio Silla, Mozart JUNE 21 - JULY 19, 2021: Giunia, Cecilio, COVER Lucio Silla. Don Giovanni, Mozart July 20 - August 15, 2021: COVER Donna Anna. Silla, Handel July 20 - August 15, 2021: COVER Silla. Rehearsals and performances will take place under strict COVID guidelines.  Casting on a rolling basis. Deadline: June 7, 2021. At Chicago Summer Opera, we offer performance with orchestra, scenes program, training in role preparation, vocal technique, dramatic preparation, audition technique, and stage movement.

Tue May 18, 2021

Art Song Preservation Society of New York: Summer of Art Song Virtual Masterclass Series 2021

Art Song Preservation Society of New York: Summer of Art Song Virtual Masterclass Series 2021

The Art Song Preservation Society of New York (ASPSNY) is pleased to announce our upcoming summer season of virtual masterclasses via Zoom with prominent professionals in the fied of art song: Sat, 6/12 at 2pm ET, Collaboration & Ensemble in Song Performance w/ Mark Markham; Sun, 6/13 at 12pm ET, Dramatic Interpretation of Song w/ Raehann Bryce-Davis (mezzo); Sat, 6/19 at 2pm ET, German Song w/ Nils Neubert (tenor); ​Sat, 7/10 at 2pm ET, French Song w/ Thomas Grubb; Sat, 7/17 at 2pm ET, African American Song w/ Dr. Emery Stephens (baritone); Sat, 8/7 at 2pm ET, French, German, & Italian Song w/ Thomas Muraco; Sun, 8/15, at 2pm ET, American Songbook w/ Neil Semer; Sat, 8/21 at 4pm ET, Spanish Language Song w/ Maya Hoover (mezzo) & José Meléndez.

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

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