Martina Arroyo Foundation

2016 Prelude to Performance Application

This application closed on Saturday February 13, 2016.


The Martina Arroyo Foundation's Prelude to Performance young artist program will be held in New York City from June 1 to July 12, 2016. Prelude is Tuition-Free and is now offering stipends from $3000 for major roles and $2500 for major covers; $1500/$750 for smaller roles and covers.
The operas for this summer are Puccini's, La Bohème and Strauss's, Die Fledermaus, fully staged/costumed with orchestra at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. For those who are paying by credit card, please use YAP Tracker. For those paying by check, do not use the YAP Tracker form to apply. Please register at our website using the following url: http://www.martinaarroyofdn/Preludeinfo/preluderegistrationform.php. For program information go to http://www.martinaarroyofdn.org/preludetoperformance.html  Please note: No casting decisions are made until after the last day of auditions.

Please contact Mark Rucker at markruk@yahoo.com with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

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Please tell us what role you are interested in studying and performing from either La Bohème or Die Fledermaus (Up to 4 applicable roles).
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Audition Date

Maximum number of selections permitted: 2

Artistic Affiliates

References and Letters of Recommendation

Please list the Names, Emails, and Telephone for Each Person). Number of selections required: 2.
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If you choose to email, please email directly to markruk@yahoo.com. Make very clear who the recommendation is for.

Number required: 2. Allowed method(s): Mail, Scanned/Uploaded Letter, Email.

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Education

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Resume and Biography

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Number of documents required: 1.
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Performance Experience

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Audition Repertoire

Both operas in original language! For those auditioning for Mimi present "Mi chiamano Mimi"; Musetta, "Quando m'en vo"; Rodolfo - "Che gelida manina"; Schaunard - "Entrance 'aria'", Colline - "Vecchia zimarra"; For Rosalinda - "Csardas"; Adele - "Audition Aria"; Orlofsky - "Ich lade gern mir Gäste ein"; Alfred - Opening Act 1; Eisenstein - "The Watch Duet"; Falke - "Komm' mit mir zum Souper". For other roles please present an aria in the language and style that represents all aspects of the role. Prepare dialogue excerpt of chosen role from Die Fledermaus in German. Be prepared to present a total of 4 arias.
Number of selections required: 4.
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Audition by Recording

We do accept audio/video auditions in cases where there is either scheduling problems or financial hardship. Please submit good quality video/audio URL( You Tube). MP3 files are also permitted. Do not alter the sound on either the audio or video!

Only required if applicant cannot audition in person While videos are preferred, you can submit an audio mp3. Quality of the submission will be considered. Please note, these excerpts should not be altered for sound! Please note: Please submit any video urls on Youtube as "unlisted" and not "private". Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Payment Details

For those paying by check, do not use the YAP Tracker form to apply. Please register at our website using the following url: http://www.martinaarroyofdn/Preludeinfo/preluderegistrationform.php. For program information go to http://www.martinaarroyofdn.org/preludetoperformance.html.
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.