Deadline: Monday February 26, 2024
The 2024 program will feature zarzuela and Spanish-language repertoire led by the widely acclaimed conductor and pianist Pablo Zinger as music director. Performances will take place at the Mexican Cultural Institute of San Antonio, The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, and the Edgewood Fine Arts Academy.
The OPERA San Antonio/Classical Music Institute Young Artist Program is an intensive training program focusing on classical solo and chamber vocal music. We offer three different tiers for singers and one for collaborative vocal pianists during our summer festival.
The Studio Artist Program caters to undergraduate and masters-level singers looking to hone their craft with professionals in the field. Participants will have the opportunity to partake in lessons, coachings, rehearsals, and performances in San Antonio. Scholarships are available. (~30 positions)
The Apprentice Artist Program is designed for advanced singers looking for copious performance experience singing for multiple community venues around the San Antonio area. Repertoire will likely be drawn from the 2024-2025 OPERA San Antonio main stage season. Tuition scholarship ($600) and a $1000 stipend are provided. Housing and flight are not covered, local transportation is covered. Finalists are required to audition live and in-person in San Antonio on April 3, 2023. (4 positions)
The Teaching-Artist Fellowship is designed for performers with a strong interest in teaching. Participants will perform chamber music alongside other Teaching-Artists and CMI faculty, teach lessons, and participate in one-on-one professional development opportunities. Tuition scholarship ($600), $1000 stipend, up to $500 in travel reimbursement, and housing/local transportation are provided. (3 positions)
The Vocal Collaborative Piano Fellowship is geared towards up-and-coming vocal pianist-coaches. They will perform both with the Teaching-Artist Fellows and the Apprentice Artists. The artist will also take part in the touring program which visits different locations in San Antonio. A $1000 stipend, up to $500 in travel reimbursement, and housing/local transportation are provided. (1 position)
Applicants may apply for consideration for multiple programs.
Details can be found at https://www.cmi-sa.org/summer-voice-program/
All participants will take part in activites with members of the OSA staff and CMI artist-faculty.
Activities will include: