This application closed on Sunday September 19, 2021.
We will be holding our annual live audition tour in New York City, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh. 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. Applications are due Sunday, September 12.
Step 2: Notifications of video auditions will be sent by each company by Friday, October 8. 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 12.
Step 4: Notification of requested arias from your list (one request for all programs) will be uploaded to your YAP Tracker application on Wednesday, October 20.
Step 5: Record a new video audition and submit the video to each company via YAP Tracker by Friday, November 5.
LIVE AUDITIONS (Pittsburgh Opera Only)
Step 1: Apply to Pittsburgh Opera as you normally would. Applications are due Sunday, September 19.
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, should choose the video audition option.
Step 2: Notifications of live auditions for Pittsburgh Opera will be sent by Monday, November 8. 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.