Bay View Music Festival

2020 Vocal Application

This application closed on Wednesday April 1, 2020.

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This form is for the vocal programs only.
Instrumentalist application is separately available on our website at

NOTE ON DEADLINES: Depending on whether you are auditioning live or online, deadlines vary slightly. Please check website for official deadline.

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Application Type

Check all those in which you are interested. You may choose to pair SOARS with either musical or opera. Maximum number of selections permitted: 2
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Audition Requirements

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OPERA MAINSTAGE: - Three contrasting selections, preferably one in Italian and one in English or music theater. If you are interested in Violetta, Alfredo or Germont, offering an aria for the appropriate role is encouraged. If you are auditioning for Lumiere, Beast, Belle or Mrs. Potts, see below. Note: ALL Opera cast will play mostly supporting roles in community/ conservatory production of Beauty and the Beast. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: (if auditioning for principle role, sing a 32 mm. cut from the song below. If you are only interested in supporting role, any musical theater song is fine) Belle (Belle); Beast (If I Can't Love Her); Lumiere (Be Our Guest); Mrs. Potts (Beauty and the Beast) Note: Opera cast will play mostly supporting roles in community/conservatory production of Beauty and the Beast. SOARS: - Please prepare 3 contrasting selections from art song, aria or music theater. Your choice. One in a language other than English preferred. SPIRITUALS: Two contrasting selections, at least one a spiritual. SOULSTICE: 32 measures or a verse and a chorus from one upbeat song and one ballad. Any genre or time period is fine, but contrasting in selections or style is encouraged. Minimum number of selections permitted: 1. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Checks can be sent to: Application Fees Bay View Music Festival PO Box 583 Petoskey, MI 49770