Songfest

SongFest 2012

This application closed on Friday March 30, 2012.


SONGFEST 2012 is now at THE COLBURN SCHOOL in LA! (as of 2/15/12)

 

Live Auditions:  
-Completed application form
-Resume
-Headshot (optional)
-$50 application fee (credit card, check, or money order made payable to SongFest)
-Names and contact information of 2 musical references (no letters needed)
-Scholarship Application 

Application deadlines are one week before the requested audition date. To be considered for a Stern Fellowship, you MUST have a live audition.  Upon acceptance, a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit is due within two weeks (received).   

Recorded Auditions - Professional & Young Artist Programs  

DEADLINE EXTENDED:  MARCH 5, 2012 (received)!
-Completed application form
-Resume
-Headshot (optional)
-$50 application fee (credit card, check, or money order made payable to SongFest)
-Names and contact information of 2 musical references (no letters needed)
-CD/DVD by mail or Audio/Video file on YAP Tracker
-Scholarship Application    

Recorded applications for the Professional/Young Artist Programs must be received by March 5, 2012. To be considered for a Stern Fellowship, you MUST have a live audition.  Upon acceptance, a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit is due within two weeks (received).

Recorded Auditions - Mentor & Intern Programs   
-Completed application form 
-Resume 
-Headshot (optional) 
-$50 application fee (credit card, check, or money order made payable to SongFest) 
-Names and contact information of 2 musical references (no letters needed) 
-CD/DVD by mail or Audio/Video file on YAP Tracker  (Mentor-2 selections, Intern-3 selections)

Recorded applications for the Mentor/Intern Programs must be received by March 30, 2012.  Upon acceptance, a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit is due within two weeks (received).
   

Please contact Linda McAlister at executivedirector@songfest.us with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

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Audition Method

Please see audition requirements. Applications must be received one week before audition date. To be considered for a Stern Fellowship, you MUST have a live audition. Maximum number of selections permitted: 5
Please see audition requirements. Recorded submissions for the Professional/Young Artist Programs must be received by February 22, 2012. Applications for the Mentor/Intern Programs must be received by March 30, 2012. To be considered for a Stern Fellowship, you MUST audition live.

Audition Requirements/Selections

Professional and Young Artist Singers: 
Please prepare at least 4 contrasting selections of your own choice. One must be an art song, the others: aria, oratorio, musical theatre, or additional art songs.  One piece in English is required. 

Mentor Applicants:
Please prepare a minimum of 2 contrasting selections of musical style and language. Please type "N/A" for the empty fields.

Intern Singers:
Please prepare 3 contrasting selections of musical style and language of your choice. One must be in a foreign language. One musical theatre selection is acceptable.  Please type "N/A" for the final field.

Pianists:
Please prepare 4 contrasting selections of your choice showing your strengths and versatility. You may choose art songs, arias, or oratorio. 
 
Maximum number of selections permitted: 4
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4

Audio

We recommend applying for a live audition, but if you are unable to attend, please upload recordings to YAP Tracker (using our audition requirements as a guide) or send a recording (DVD or CD) to:
SongFest
3075 Legacy Trace
Cincinnati, OH 45237 Maximum number of selections permitted: 4
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Video

Maximum number of selections permitted: 5

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Housing

Please not that an $18 per day facility fee will be charged to all participants not using Colburn housing.

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Payment Details

If paying by check or money order, the $50 payment must be made payable to SongFest and received by February 22, 2012 (Prof/YA) or March 30, 2012 (Mentor/Intern). Please send to: SongFest, 3075 Legacy Trace, Cincinnati, OH 45237.