Florida Grand Opera

Florida Grand Opera Studio Artist Program Application (2021-22)

This application closed on Monday October 12, 2020.

We are working together with other young artist programs on a coordinated virtual audition process this fall. Steps are outlined below to guide your understanding of this shared audition process. 

Step 1: Apply to each program as you normally would. Applications are due Monday, October 12.

Step 2: Notifications of second-round video auditions will be sent by each company by Friday, November 6. This notification will contain a link to submit a new aria list.

Step 3: Submit your aria list (one list for all programs), indicating your chosen “starter” aria, by Tuesday, November 10.

Step 4: Notification of requested arias from your list (one request for all programs) will be sent on Friday, November 13.

Step 5: Record a new video audition and submit the video by Monday, November 30.

Step 6: (Florida Grand Opera requirement) Select finalists will be asked to join us for a virtual interview during the week of December 14-18.

Please contact Gui Proenca (FGO Company Manager) at gproenca@fgo.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

General Information

High-quality headshot (color JPG preferred) taken within the last 2 years.
File-naming convention of "LastName,FirstName_Headshot.jpg" preferred.
Please note that it is most helpful if your headshot accurately reflects your current audition-room 'look.'
You must be signed in to add your headshot.
Export Word/Pages documents to PDF format before uploading. Do not submit a résumé longer than 1 page.
File-naming convention of "LastName,FirstName_Resume.pdf" preferred.
You must be signed in to add your resume.
We choose not to have an age limit, however, as we are an emerging artist program, most of our current studio artists are in their mid to late twenties. Please explain why you think the FGO Studio is the appropriate next step for your growth as an artist.
Enter years above, separated by commas.
This information is for data purposes only and will not be used in the awarding of auditions or studio contracts. You may select multiple options. Number of selections required: -1.
(if United States, type "USA")

Right to Work

Applicants must be USA citizens, or have the right to work in the United States.
Non-USA citizens must upload a photocopy showing proof of your right to work.
Maximum number of documents permitted: 1
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Contact Information

Please abbreviate (i.e. "NY," not "New York")
(if United States, type "USA")
No spaces, dashes etc. phone number fields


Education 1
Education 2
Education 3

Training Programs


Indicate languages you have studied grammatically and the length of your study in years.

Professional References

Please enter details for two professional references. Please include their name, title, email and phone. Number of selections required: 3.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3

Audition Repertoire

Preliminary audition repertoire should consist of 5 arias of contrasting styles and languages including English, Italian, and German and/or French. Up to 1 musical theater selection is acceptable. Number of selections required: 5.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4
Selection 5


Please upload 2 contrasting arias with accompaniment made within the last 12 months.
Use the following links to download:
Opera America's Remote Audition Guidelines (https://www.operaamerica.org/Files/RemoteAuditionsOA.pdf)
Equipment Recommendations for Virtual Auditions (https://www.operaamerica.org/Files/RecordingAuditionsAtHome.pdf).

Number of selections required: 2.

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