San Francisco Opera Center

San Francisco Opera Center Programs Application: APPRENTICE COACH (2013-14)

This application closed on Friday October 4, 2013.


Sheri Greenawald, Director


Please contact San Francisco Opera Center at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Personal Information

Applications must be submitted by dates posted. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Please refer to the OPPORTUNITIES listing page for further information prior to completing this application.
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Applicant should be between the ages of 20-34 as of June 2, 2014. Exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis.
*If you currently hold a visa that allows you to work in the United States, you will be required (if granted an audition) to present the visa for review at your audition.
Please note: Applicants may take part in San Francisco Opera Center auditions up to three times.

Audition Preferences

Only one city may be chosen
Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
Preferences are not guaranteed.

Contact Information

Education & Training

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Statement of Interest

Musical Authority References

As an Apprentice Coach applicant, you must have two references from recognized musical authorities in the opera field, e.g., musical coach, conductor, with whom you have worked regularly. Spouse, relatives and artistic representatives may not serve as musical authority references.

Please provide each reference with this online recommendation form by clicking Add Recommender below.

Please inform your references directly of your audition city's deadline date. All forms must be submitted online by your audition city's deadline date to be considered.

Number required: 2. Allowed method(s): Online.

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Identity Documents

If granted an audition, you will be required to present at your audition for review, proof of age with your date of birth noted on one of the following forms of identification only: birth certificate, passport or valid driver's license.


Application Conditions

Number of selections required: 1.
By applying, applicant agrees to abide by these conditions and agrees not to make any claim against San Francisco Opera or the Merola Opera Program regarding auditions and all aspects of the audition process. Decisions of the audition committee are final.

For complete descriptions of the programs and all audition requirements, please refer to the OPPORTUNITIES listing page which can be found here: Apprentice Coach Listing.

Payment Details

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.