Arizona Opera

Studio Artist Application: PIANISTS (2020-21)

This application closed on Wednesday September 4, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2020-21 Marion Roose Pullin Arizona Opera Studio, PIANIST position. Please note: there is a separate application for singers. Singers who use this application will not be considered for an audition. You can access the application for singers here.

This season, we will hold auditions as follows:

October 1, 2019 - Cincinnati, OH

October 3, 2019 - Houston, TX

October 7-11, 2019 - New York, NY

October 20, 2019 - Phoenix, AZ

If you are granted a live audition, you will be provided with the audition date, time, and location via YAP Tracker on or before September 10, 2019.

No phone calls, please.

Please contact Christopher Cano at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

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Only one city may be chosen.
Only for those requesting auditions in New York. Maximum number of selections permitted: 5
PDF format only, please. Please include all previous coaching, conducting, and/or prompting experience in opera and musical theater.
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2 contrasting video recordings of performances, coachings or rehearsals with singers or playing a rehearsal with conductor. Number of selections required: 2.

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Applicants selected for a live audition should be prepared to play, sing, and possibly conduct TWO excerpts from the following list provided, subject to approval by Arizona Opera: (One selection in Italian and One Selection in English) 1) Select ONE act or large scene(s) from ONE of the following (in Italian): -Mozart: (in Italian) Le Nozze di Figaro: Act II Finale Don Giovanni: Act I Finale Cosi fan tutte: Act I Finale -Puccini: (in Italian) La Boheme: Act 1 or Act 4 Madama Butterfly: Act 1 -Verdi: (in Italian) Rigoletto: Act 1 La Traviata: Act II Scene II (Finale II) -AND- 2) An act or large scene(s) from a contrasting 19th or 20th century opera in English of the applicants choosing. Number of selections required: 2.
Selection 1
Selection 2


For each language listed, please indicate the approximate length of study. Also, indicate if this is your native language.
Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Education 4
Please specify teachers and dates. List your most current teacher first.
Special skills, orchestral experience, other instruments played, strength in other musical genres, etc.
Please list three professional references, the organization they are affiliated with, their relationship to you, and contact information for each. Number of selections required: 3.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3

Payment Details

Application fees are non-refundable.

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.