Santa Fe Opera

2020 Santa Fe Opera - Apprentice Singer Program Application

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Deadline(s):
Received By Thu Aug 29, 2019

Be sure to complete the application in full detail in the format requested.

Future correspondence regarding your audition status will be sent via e-mail.  The e-mail address you supply should be monitored regularly as you will receive confirmation of your application's receipt. (Please check any SPAM filters while awaiting receipt of your application.) 

Applicants are required to submit three audio and/or video files to apply for this program.  An application will not be considered for a live audition unless it is accompanied by Audio and/or Video submissions. Video submissions are preferred.

Please contact Adam Franklin at artsadmin@santafeopera.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

(MM/DD/YYYY) Please DO NOT use current year
The program is limited to citizens of the United States and foreign aliens holding permanent resident status or requisite working/training visas.
(Example: 5'11")
Please use abbreviation(i.e - AL, NC, MN)
If other than the United States of America

Training

Please abbreviate whenever possible
(Example: 3 years)
(Example: Sally Sue/ 08-10)
(Example: John Doe/ 06-08)

Education

Please abbreviate wherever possible (i.e- Bachelor of Music = BM; University of North Carolina = UNC)
Example: Institution, Major/Field or Degree, Graduation Year
Example: Institution, Major/Field or Degree, Graduation Year
Example: Institution, Major/Field or Degree, Graduation Year

Recent Performance Experience

ONLY list one credit per field. Abbreviate wherever possible. Submit a resume if you have more than ten credits to list.
Example: Role/Opera Title/Organization/Year
Example: Role/Opera Title/Organization/Year
Example: Role/Opera Title/Organization/Year
Example: Role/Opera Title/Organization/Year
Example: Role/Opera Title/Organization/Year

Future Engagements

ONLY list one credit per field. Abbreviate wherever possible. Please submit a resume if you have more than three future engagements to list
Example: Opera/Role/Organization/Year
Example: Opera/Role/Organization/Year
Example: Opera/Role/Company or School/Year

Audition Repertoire

Please list the three contrasting arias you are prepared to sing for your audition.
Example: Aria, Opera Title
Example: Aria, Opera Title
Example: Aria, Opera Title

Past AGMA Apprenticeships

The Apprentice Singer Program of The Santa Fe Opera is operated in agreement with The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA). This agreement limits the eligibility of candidates to those persons who:
  • Have NOT, prior to apprenticeship with The Santa Fe Opera, performed total of six (6) different roles with another professional opera company under regular AGMA Artist’s Contract.
  • Have NOT been engaged more than once by The Santa Fe Opera before under Apprentice Artist status by AGMA contract (AGMA limits apprenticeships to two engagements.)

ALL SINGERS ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM ARE REQUIRED TO JOIN AGMA IF THEY ARE NOT ALREADY MEMBERS.

All new members must submit an application for membership and must pay the first of two $50 basic dues payments within one week of their first rehearsal in Santa Fe. The initiation fee (currently $1,000) is due to AGMA by the first contracted performance. If the new member is unable to pay the initiation fee on time, he/she must contact AGMA’s Membership Department by the end of the first week of rehearsals to arrange a payment plan. In addition, Working Dues calculated at 2% of the total compensation will be withheld and remitted to AGMA on each member’s behalf.
The Santa Fe Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Scheduling Requests

Please list audition date and time preferences. Preferences listed here does not guarantee that they will be accommodated.

Audio/Video

Video file submissions are preferred. Applications without audio and/or video submissions will not be considered. The required number is a total of 3 files, either audio or video or a combination of both.
Three audio and/or video files are required with your application.  Applications without audio and/or video submissions will not be considered for a live audition.

Please upload unedited recordings.
Please do not upload more than 3 in total or your form will not submit. Number of audio and/or video (combined total) required: 3.
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Number of video and/or audio (combined total) required: 3.

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Headshot

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Resume

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