The Centre for Opera Studies in Italy

COSI 2016: Applications for All Programs

This application closed on Monday February 29, 2016.


Please contact Katrina King at cosi.program.manager@gmail.com with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

Please indicate which program you would like to apply for.

Contact Information

The address listed below should be valid until August 2016.
No spaces, dashes etc. phone number fields

Education

Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Please list languages studied, indicating the number of years for each one

Artist Information

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Auditions

Opera Ensemble applicants

2 operatic arias:

  • One aria must be be in Italian
  • One aria must be accompanied by a recitative.
  • One art song may be substituted for an aria.

SINGERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN ACCOMPANIST.

Opera Scenes applicants

2 operatic arias:

  • One aria must be in Italian.
  • One art song may be substituted for an aria.

SINGERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN ACCOMPANIST.

COSI Academy applicants (for singers and pianists aged 17-19)

2 selections:

  • One selection must be in Italian.
All COSI Academy Applicants are to submit an application with uploaded recordings.

 

Collaborative Piano and Continuo applicants:

One movement of a piano sonata by Beethoven, Haydn, or Mozart, or a solo work which is representative of middle- or late- Romantic style, and two opera arias, in a collaborative performance with a singer provided by you.


NOTE: OPERA CHORUS APPLICANTS AND ALL NON-CONDUCTING INTERN APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO AUDITION. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
See the opportunity listing for applicable dates.
Recorded Audition Applicants Only
SINGERS and COLLABORATIVE PIANISTS are strongly encouraged to do a live audition, especially if they live close to a COSI audition location, but all applications with uploaded audition videos are viable. OPERA COMPOSITION applicants may choose to upload videos to support their application. VIDEO RECORDINGS ARE REQUIRED FOR: All conducting applicants (opera and opera chorus) and COSI Academy applicants. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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SINGERS for Opera Ensemble, Opera Scenes, ISP and Collaborative Piano & Continuo programs: Please list three musical references (one of which must be your primary teacher). OPERA COMPOSITION applicants: Please provide the names, telephone numbers and email addresses for two referees. OPERA CHORUS applicants: Please provide the name, phone number and email address of ONE of: your current Choir Director, Choir Accompanist, Section Lead, or Voice Teacher. All INTERNSHIP applicants: Please list three work references. Please include phone number and e-mail address.
Briefly indicate in a few sentences what you hope to achieve as a participant in the Independent Study Program for Student Singers or Independent Study Program for Advanced Singers (at post-master's degree, emerging professional or in-career professional levels). If you like, you may also indicate areas on which you would specifically like to focus, whether it be a role study, any technical issues, or other specific opportunities for personal and professional growth.
In receiving your application for the program, we will then contact you to submit two examples of your compositions. Vocal and/or instrumental pieces are welcome though examples of previous operatic writing are encouraged. Below, please let us know any further information that would be helpful to us in processing your application.

Payment Details

Please note: Applications which are not accompanied by the required fee will not be considered.

Application Fee for All Programs = $20
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* Only online payments via credit card are accepted for applications at this time.
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.