Sarasota Opera

Apprentice Artists Program Application (2016-17): Singers and Pianists

This application closed on Thursday September 1, 2016.


Thank you for your interest Sarasota Opera's Apprentice Artists Program. Singers, please complete the form below.  The company is also seeking a pianist for an Apprentice to the Music Staff position for the winter 2017 season. The dates are January 9, 2017 (arrival) to March 27, 2017 (departure). If interested, send an email to Greg Trupiano, Director of Artistic Administration, at gtrupiano@sarasotaopera.org; pianists should not complete the online application. More information on Apprentice to the Music Staff position can be viewed on the YAP Tracker listing.

Please contact Greg Trupiano at gTrupiano@sarasotaopera.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

Number of selections required: 1.
Maximum number of selections permitted: 2
Maximum number of selections permitted: 6

Contact Information

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LIST THE FOUR CORE ARIAS YOU WOULD OFFER AT YOUR AUDITION

Please do not autofill this section. Read the full description on the OPPORTUNITIES PAGE. YOU MAY NOT CHANGE THESE SELECTIONS ONCE SUBMITTED. The granting of an audition to you is in large part determined by the repertoire you offer. The audition panel is expecting you to offer these arias at your audition.

AUDITION ARIAS THAT YOU LIST ON THIS APPLICATION: You will need to come fully prepared (memorized) with four (4) arias, though you might sing only one at your audition. ALL these four arias must be from the standard European repertoire, Mozart through Puccini, performed in the original language.

- That means no Handel, no Monteverdi, no Menotti, no Britten, etc.

- If you have wonderful high notes or low notes, choose arias that show that. Show them off! For example: sopranos and tenors, if you have a high C, make sure to have at least one aria that has a held high C. If you have a high C, do not list four arias that only have a high B or lower.
- No aria in English is required. No aria from the season’s operas is required.
- DO NOT list any selection from a musical (e.g., Sondheim, Richard Rodgers) or operetta (e.g., Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow). Number of selections required: 4.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4

How did you hear about the Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artists Program?

(Please give SPECIFIC names of colleagues, schools, teachers, or publications.)

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Eligibility Document

Please submit a copy of ID proof that clearly shows your day of birth. In addition, if not a US citizen, submit a copy of your work permit. You will not be chosen for an audition unless you already have a work permit. Number of documents required: 1.
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Before completing and submitting your application for the Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artists Program, please read the information provided in the OPPORTUNITIES section.
Number of selections required: 1.
No spaces, dashes etc. phone number fields
Please do not autofill the arias you list. YOU MAY NOT CHANGE THESE ARIAS. The granting of an audition to you is in large part determined by the repertoire you offer. The audition panel is expecting you to offer these arias at your audition. These four arias must be from the standard European repertoire, Mozart through Puccini, performed in the original language. NO aria in English is required. NO aria from the season’s operas is required. DO NOT list any music from a musical or operetta Again, do not autofill the aria listing. Number of selections required: 1.