Kentucky Opera

2023/24 Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program Application: PIANISTS

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Deadline(s):
Recording: Received By Sat Oct 08, 2022
Live Audition: Received By Sat Oct 08, 2022

Kentucky Opera is auditioning for the 2023/2024 Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program. The Studio Artist pianist serves as a coach, rehearsal pianist and performance pianist in various capacities with the company. The Studio Artist pianist will work closely with the Studio Artist Director, Staff Pianist, and visiting conductors to prepare Studio Artist singers with roles and covers as well as develop their own répétiteur skills and techniques. The SA coach/pianist may serve as primary or secondary rehearsal pianist for the mainstage performances,  prepare the singers and serve as performance pianist for masterclasses, workshops, lessons, coachings and recitals. The SA coach/pianist will also prepare the singers and serve as performance pianist for engagement, marketing and patron cultivation events and performances. 

Please upload the following audition material with your application:


Live and virtual audition applicants:
2 videos of yourself collaborating with one or more singers in contrasting styles, made within the last 12 months. Each video should be no more than 4-5 min long. Both collaborations must be opera rep. At least one must be in Italian.

If granted a virtual audition, additional materials may be requested. For those granted a live audition, repertoire will be determined with each pianist in collaboration with our Studio Artist program director and artistic staff.

Please note: this application is for PIANISTS only. You can find the application for Singers here.

Please contact Johanna Kvam at jkvam@kyopera.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

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Applicant must be legally eligible for employment in the U.S.
Audition preference is not guaranteed.

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Number of selections required: 3.
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Video Submissions

Live and virtual audition applicants:
2 videos of yourself collaborating with one or more singers in contrasting styles, made within the last 12 months. Each video should be no more than 4-5 min long. Both collaborations must be opera rep. At least one must be in Italian.

Live and virtual audition applications require 2 video submissions. Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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