The Glimmerglass Festival

Singer Application (2019)

This application closed on Wednesday August 29, 2018.


Please contact Emily Bishai at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Please indicate your FIRST choice audition location.
Please indicate your SECOND choice audition location. If you are absolutely only available for your first choice city, please choose it again.
If you are not currently residing in the United States, please include your country of residence.
No spaces, dashes etc. phone number fields
No spaces, dashes etc. phone number fields
Applicants must be United States citizens or have the right to work in the United States. If applicants secure a contract, non-U.S. citizens must send a photocopy of right-to-work documentation (Note: Canadians may gain the right to work by joining Canadian Federation of Musicians and applying for a P2 Visa. This process is completed ONLY after successfully securing a contract with The Glimmerglass Festival and will be done at your own expense).
Specify language and years of study or proficiency.
Please include style of dance, training/experience and length of training
Stage combat experience, dialects, etc. can be included in this section
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Professional References

Please give details of three artistic authorities (directors, conductors, coaches, voice teachers) with whom you have worked and who may act as references. Only one of your referees may be a voice teacher. No written recommendations are accepted.
Number of selections required: 3.
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Selection 2
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Audio/Video Selections

TWO TOTAL audio and/or video files are required with your application. Applications without audio and/or video submissions will not be considered for an audition.
Please submit two arias in contrasting styles and languages with piano or orchestral accompaniment, made within 12 months of the application deadline.
Please note: The total selections required is the combined total across audio and video. Do not submit more than two files (video or audio or in combination). Your form will not submit. Number of audio and/or video (combined total) required: 2.
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Number of video and/or audio (combined total) required: 2.

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Please upload one high-resolution photograph.

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Please bring 5 selections fulfilling the following:

1) Four operatic arias of contrasting styles
Required: 1 Italian and 1 English
The remaining arias can be in any language. No more than 2 arias in the same language.

2) One 20th or 21st century non-operatic selection in English: musical theater, jazz standards, and art songs are all acceptable. * No foreign language art songs permitted.

If you are interested in a role or cover in a particular production in the 2019 season, you are encouraged (but not required) to prepare a piece from that work.

* Please note that it is acceptable to change audition repertoire for the live audition from what is listed on the application. Number of selections required: 5.
Selection 1
Selection 2
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Selection 5
Maximum number of selections permitted: 5

Payment Details

All applications require a $20 non-refundable application fee.
Please note that should you be asked to audition in person, there will be no extra charge for the pianist provided.
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.