Opera Birmingham

Opera Birmingham 2023 Vocal Competition

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Deadline: Wednesday February 1, 2023

COVID PROTOCOLS:  All artists must be vaccinated and have received recommended boosters to participate in the competition.  Proof of vaccination must be uploaded with the application.

Applications should contain the following (there is no fee to apply for the competition):

  • Professional resume, including performance experience and education information
  • Professional headshot or recent photo
  • Proof of vaccination (and any recommended booster shots)
  • Proof of age (examples include a copy of driver’s license or birth certificate)
  • Recordings of two arias with piano accompaniment only (see below for more information)

Please contact Amy Gilbert at amy@operabirmingham.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

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Applicant Details and Materials

Number of documents required: 1.
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Number of selections required: 1.
Applicants should submit five (5) arias representing a variety of languages and contrasting styles. At last one aria should be in English. All arias should be presented in the original key and language. List the five required operatic arias that you will prepare to sing. Number of selections required: 5.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4
Selection 5
Upload 2 tracks, in MP3 format only.  Both tracks MUST be named with the aria title. Please do not include your name in the track title. 
BOTH ARIAS should be with piano accompaniment only, and preferably from the 5 arias presented in the semifinals round.
Number of selections required: 2.
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Upload a high-resolution headshot, minimum 300 DPI.
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Proof of Age

Upload a photocopy or scan of your driver's license or US passport as proof of age.
Number of documents required: 1.
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Number of selections required: 1.