Internationale Meistersinger Akademie

Summer 2020

This application closed on Tuesday December 10, 2019.

Applications must be completed via YAP Tracker.  IMA recommends auditioning live, but will also accept video auditions via YAP Tracker.  For a live audition, singers must upload a pre-screening video (You Tube link only).Video auditions must include the required audition repertoire; see below. The number of course participants are limited, so early application is recommended.

Please contact Laura Butcher at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

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Live Audition Repertoire/Video Only Audition

All applicants, except for IMA alumni, must submit a pre-screening video to be considered for a live audition. Pre-screening videos must include one aria in Italian and one aria in French or German. Applicants may also apply by video only. Video only/Live audition requirements: 1. Three opera arias - one must be in Italian. One oratorio aria can be presented in lieu of an opera aria and arias from pre-screening can be used again. 2. One German Lied by any composer. Please list your repertoire in this section and upload necessary videos in the next section.
Please include a pre-screening video in the next section below.
Please include a pre-screening video in the next section below.

Video only auditions must include the same requirements as a live audition. Maximum number of selections permitted: 4

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Resume (with dates) should include education, opera and concert performances, and upcoming engagements.
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Audition Location

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Payment Details

The application fee must be submitted by credit card via YAP Tracker. If paying via credit card presents a problem, payment by check is possible under special circumstances. If needed, please contact Laura Butcher at Alumni of IMA do not need to pay an application fee or submit pre-screening videos and should contact Ms. Butcher for special application instructions.

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.