Kentucky Opera

2018/19 Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program Application: SINGERS

This application closed on Monday October 2, 2017.

Kentucky Opera is auditioning for the 2018/2019 Studio Artist ProgramStudio Artists participate in main stage productions covering roles, performing comprimario roles, and singing in the chorus. Studio Artists participte in masterclasses with guest artists, the Composer Workshop, perform principal roles in a semi-staged touring production, and engage in additional Studio Artist programming.

KO is looking for a Studio Artist soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and baritone to have in residency for the full season. We encourage bel canto and Mozart arias in Italian and German as primary audition languages. Season programming will not be released until January, 2018. All repertoire is subject to change. 

The program begins in August, 2018 and runs through April, 2019, with breaks during December and March. 

Please contact Aubrey Baker at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Personal Information

If not, you must have a green card to be considered for the Studio Artist Program.
Audition preference is not guaranteed. Maximum number of selections permitted: 2

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Please include audio and/or video of 2 arias of contrasting styles. You must include a total of 2 files for your application to be considered complete. Please do not upload more than 2 files in total or the form will not submit.
Number of audio and/or video (combined total) required: 2.
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Number of selections required: 5.
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Kentucky Opera
Aubrey Baker, Manager of Education
323 West Broadway, Suite 601
Louisville, KY 40202