This application closed on Friday September 30, 2022.
NOTE: THIS APPLICATION IS FOR OPERA SINGERS ONLY.
Please read the opportunity listing before completing this application.
We will be holding our annual live audition tour in Cincinnati, Minneapolis, and New York City. In addition, we will be working together with other young artist programs on a coordinated virtual audition process as an option in lieu of a live audition. Steps are outlined below to guide your understanding of this shared video audition process, followed by information about our live audition process.
Step 1: Apply to each program as you normally would. Minnesota Opera applications are due Friday, September 30.
Step 2: Notifications of video auditions will be sent by each company by Friday, October 7. This notification will contain a link to submit a new aria list.
Step 3: Submit your aria list (one list for all programs), indicating your chosen “starter” aria, by Tuesday, October 11.
Step 4: Notification of requested arias from your list (one request for all programs) will be uploaded to your YAP Tracker application by Wednesday, October 19.
Step 5: Record a new video audition and submit the video to each company via YAP Tracker by Friday, November 4.
LIVE AUDITIONS (Minnesota Opera only)
Step 1: Apply to Minnesota Opera as you normally would. Applications are due Friday, September 30.
Please note that to have a live audition, you must be fully vaccinated (with proof) by your audition date. Anyone who is unable to comply must choose the video audition option.
Step 2: Notifications of live auditions for Minnesota Opera will be sent by Friday, October 28. Information about showing proof of vaccination will be sent with audition notifications.
Step 3: Attend your live audition. If you are not fully vaccinated by the time of your audition, you must choose the video audition option on your application.
Before submitting, please check if anything may have been auto-filled incorrectly. Incorrect information submitted due to an auto-fill error may result in a voided application.