Los Angeles Opera

Los Angeles Opera - HBCU Opera Career Comprehensive (2021-2022)

This application closed on Monday June 7, 2021.

Important notes:         

  • All fields are open-type and required; however, if you are unable to answer a question, you may write “none”, “not applicable”, “unknown” etc.            

  • If you intend to upload a resumé (not required) which answers any of the following questions, you are free to write “see resumé” as the answer to that particular question(s). 

Please contact Zoë Melcher at auditions@laopera.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal/Identification Information

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Education History

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Performance History

Personal Statement

Maximum number of documents permitted: 1
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Video Submission

Please upload/include a recent video of you singing one classical selection of your choice (song or aria from any era, in any language). Videos can be made specifically for this application or can be from within the past 12 months. The quality of the video and audio does not have to be professionally produced (ie a recording from a smart-phone is acceptable), but it is crucial that we can hear your singing clearly. Applicants will need to upload files directly to YAP Tracker to submit. YAP Tracker does allow for applicants to link to embedded YouTube videos (which can be private links) for submission.

Number of selections required: 1.

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Headshot & Resume

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Program Dates Confirmation

These are the dates of the 10 Saturday classes, which will take place 11am-2pm Pacific (2pm-5pm Eastern): · July 17 · July 31 · August 7 · August 21 · September 4 · October 2 · October 16 · October 30 · November 13 · December 4

Electronic Signature

I have carefully read all the conditions on the accompanying pages and agree to be governed by them. If selected, I agree to participate in the entire HBCU Opera Career Comprehensive program for which I am selected. I understand that LA Opera may wish to verify any and all information provided by me in the above application. I permit any inquiry into facts included in this document and approve of the release of necessary information from any of the institutions and organizations mentioned in this application. I understand that an incomplete or late application will not be considered for a spot in the program. I certify, with my signature below, that the information I have provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and understand that providing false information on this application will render me ineligible for this program.