The Centre for Opera Studies in Italy

Intensive Opera and Italian Language Training in Sulmona, Italy 2019

This application closed on Friday March 15, 2019.

COSI sends you your audition results throughout its application period.  

At any point in the application period between November 7, 2018 and January 15, 2019, once we have received your completed application and uploaded audition materials, you will be notified about our offer decisions within seven to ten days. For scheduled live auditions, you will be notified within three to five days of the completed audition. 

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Personal Information

Please indicate which program you would like to apply for.

Contact Information

The address listed below should be valid until September 2019
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Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Please list languages studied, indicating the number of years for each one

Artist Information

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Please upload a no more than 250-word bio, written in third person. Number of documents required: 1.
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Singer Applicants

2 contrasting operatic arias:

  • One aria must be in Italian.
  • One aria must be accompanied by a recitative, or a seperate recitative may be added.
  • An art song may be substituted for an aria.


Collaborative Piano and Continuo Applicants:

• Two contrasting opera arias, in a collaborative performance with a singer provided by you.


Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Auditions by video recording will be accepted for all applicants.
Recorded Audition Applicants Only
SINGERS and COLLABORATIVE PIANISTS are encouraged to do a live audition, but all applications with uploaded audition videos are viable. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Please list two references and their connection to you (voice teacher, coach, conductor, stage director) and include their phone number(s) and e-mail address.
Would you like to do a complete role study at COSI? If so, which role or roles do you believe are appropriate for you at this time?

Payment Details

Please note: Applications which are not accompanied by the required fee will not be considered. ************* * Only online payments via credit card are accepted for applications at this time.

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.