2017 Summer Institute: Young Artist, Studio Artist, & Pianist Programs

This application closed on Sunday February 12, 2017.

Please contact Rosemary Hyler Ritter at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Personal Information

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If accepted, your decision on this application is final. Please read Colburn Housing and commuter details and fees. Number of selections required: 1.

Contact Information

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Education & Training

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Full Repertoire List

A full listing of learned song, oratorio, and opera repertoire. Studio artists do not need to include opera or oratorio. Please asterisk selections performed. Number of documents required: 1.
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Audition Method

Please see audition requirements. Video recordings and youtube links in particular are highly recommended.

Audition Requirements/Selections

Singers: Prepare two art songs in two different languages and an aria (aria is optional for Studio Artist program). Applicants are encouraged to include a song in English as part of their selections, Optional: you may prepare a fourth selection that highlights a special interest. (musical theater, oratorio, new-music, etc.)

Pianists: Prepare four selections – two art songs in contrasting style and two other works of your choice - arias or additional songs; one of these may be a solo work. Minimum number of selections permitted: 3. Maximum number of selections permitted: 4
Selection 1
Selection 2
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Selection 4


Please list the name and contact information for two musical references. Letters are not required.
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Recorded Audition:

We recommend applying for a live audition, but if you are unable to attend, please email us youtube links at or upload recordings to YAP Tracker (using our audition requirements as a guide) or send a CD or DVD to:

6369 Euclid Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45236

Maximum number of selections permitted: 4

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Maximum number of selections permitted: 4
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Fee Disclosure and Signature

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Payment Details

If paying by check or money order, the $45 payment must be made payable to SongFest and received by the program application deadline. Please send to: SongFest, 6369 Euclid Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236