Des Moines Metro Opera

2024 Apprentice Artist and OPERA Iowa Programs

This application closed on Sunday September 17, 2023.

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Program of Interest

Personal Information

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Contact Information

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Audition Information

Please indicate your preferred audition location, as well as all available audition locations and dates.
If you are available for more than one audition location, please indicate here by selecting all dates for which you are available. Maximum number of selections permitted: 9
Please give details of three individuals (directors, conductors, coaches, voice teachers, administrators) with whom you have worked and who may act as references. Only one of your references may be a voice teacher. No written recommendations are accepted. Number of selections required: 3.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Education 4
Please list 4-5 contrasting arias from your repertoire. You are welcome to include a musical theatre piece. Also, you are welcome (but not required) to prepare arias from the upcoming season if you are interested in a particular role. *Please note that it is acceptable to change audition repertoire for the live audition from what is listed on the application. Minimum number of selections permitted: 4. Maximum number of selections permitted: 5
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4
Selection 5
Please refer to the "Opportunity Listing" for available covers/comprimarios in the 2024 season.
These can be from any work in the operatic canon.
Role 1
Role 2
Role 3
Role 4
Role 5


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Video Recordings

Please upload two video recordings of arias in contrasting style. The videos must be no more than 9 months old.

Number of video and/or audio (combined total) required: 2.

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