Please submit your most up-to-date resume, showing roles and dates of opera performances, as well as any opera-related innovative works you’ve performed during Covid. Remember: you are not eligible if you are a past or current recipient of a contract for a principal role with an OPERA America Budget Level 1 company or its international equivalent. Cover, chorus, and comprimario roles with Level 1 companies are allowed.**
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Number of selections required: 5.
I am not a previous first-, second-, or third-place award winner of the Jensen Foundation Vocal Competiton.
I will be between the ages of 25 and 35 on the first day of the competition, May 16, 2022.
I will have been a permanent legal resident of the US for at least one year on May 16, 2022.
I have included proof of residency in the form of a US passport valid until May 21, 2022, a permanent resident (green) card in effect until May 21, 2022, or a U.S. birth certificate.
I am not a past or current recipient of a contract for a principal role with an OPERA America Budget Level I company or its international equivalent. (Covers, chorus, young artist programs are allowed.)
List the 5 arias you will be prepared to sing at the competition. Your Aria List must include Italian-, French-, German-, and English-language selections. The fifth aria may be in the language of your choice. One of your five arias must have been composed after 1980. Your arias should showcase your range of work. Musical theater and oratorio are not accepted.
Please enter the aria information accurately, as your entries will be given to the judges on their scoresheets.
You may make changes to your Aria List via email until May 1, 2022.