Opera Modesto

Opera Modesto Kristina Townsend Memorial Competition 2021

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Deadline: Wednesday March 31, 2021

Please contact Jewel Whitaker at jwhitaker@operamodesto.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

Number of selections required: 1.
Please note: only the age categories listed are eligible.

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A reminder that you must live or study full-time in one of the following California counties: Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, or Yolo. No other counties or states are eligible.
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This is encouraged for ages 20-22 & 23-26. For 16-19 it is optional.
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Please list: Current School & Grade/Level, or Prior School/College/University
Please list your dates of study
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Please list your performance experience. In the indicated field, please specify whether this was a concert, scenes or full production performance.
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Number of selections required: 1.
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Parental permission (required for participants under the age of 18).
This is only required for the 16-19 category.

Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Video Repertoire Submission Requirements recorded within 6 months of application
16-19 Years Old: Two videos required, with accompaniment (live piano or backing track)
  • One Video in English: Classical Art Song or Musical Theater Song (classic Musical Theater, if possible).
  • One Video in a foreign language: Classical Art Song or Aria
NOTE (16-19 only): If you are unable to arrange for a pianist or backing track for your selections, please call or email the Opera Modesto office. We will be happy to help: (209) 523-6426, jwhitaker@operamodesto.org

20-22 Years Old: Two videos required (live piano or backing track)
  • One Classical Art Song or Oratorio aria in any language
  • One Opera Aria NOTE: One of the two selections may be in English, but not both.
23-26 Years Old: Three videos required (live piano or backing track)
  • One Classical Art Song in any language
  • Two Opera Arias in any language (one Oratorio Aria may be included)
NOTE: No more than one selection in English