Pittsburgh Festival Opera

Young Artists Program: Singers, Pianists, Assistant Directors 2020

This application closed on Monday February 3, 2020.

Information regarding Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 2020 Summer Season and the program can be found here: 


Please contact Lindsay Lehman at llehman@pittsburghfestivalopera.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

The program is not limited to citizens of the United States, but Pittsburgh Festival Opera cannot process visas for foreign students and will require evidence of legal eligibility to participate.

Contact Information

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Education and Training

Education 1
Education 2
Education 3

Additional Information

List concert, art song, and operatic repertoire by language, then by composer. Maximum number of documents permitted: 1
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Audition Information

Please note that additional audition dates and/or times may become available at a later date.

Boston, MA
Sunday, November 10th: New England Conservatory

New York City, NY
Wednesday, November 13th, Thursday, November 14th, and Friday November 15th, OPERAAmerica

New York Pianist Audition Times Available on November 15th

Detroit, MI

Saturday, November 16th, Christ Church Detroit

Detroit Pianist Auditions Available November 16th

Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, December 6th, Saturday December 7th TBA .

Pittsburgh pianist auditions available on December 7th

Recorded Audition

Please select your first choice.
Please select your second choice.
All auditions will be Video Recorded. Recordings will be used for Pittsburgh Festival Opera for casting decisions only.

Recorded Auditions Upload

Not required for those going to a live audition

Please upload 3 contrasting arias, one of which must be in English. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Assistant Directors

If applying for an Assistant Director, please submit:

1. A short video introducing yourself and your approach to working with young singers and outlining your approach on directing, including handling text, and director-designer relationship.

2. A video excerpt of a production or scene that you have directed (maximum 15 minutes)

Maximum number of selections permitted: 2

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Payment Details

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.