The Glimmerglass Festival

The Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists Program: Coach/Accompanist Application (2012-2013)

This application closed on Monday October 1, 2012.


Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Young Artists Program at the Glimmerglass Festival.

Each YAP coach/accompanist will serve as assistant coach/accompanist for two of the four productions in the 2013 Festival, in addition to preparing and performing with other members of the Young Artists Program in community concerts, cabarets, and other events.  They will also have the opportunity to serve as the pianist for lessons given by master teachers, play auditions for members of the Young Artists Program, and mentor with senior members of the music staff. Young Artists will also have the privilege of working with 2013 Artists in Residence, Nathan and Julie Gunn.

Applicants for Glimmerglass Festival's Young Artists Program must be fully available to the company from May 28 through August 24, 2013.  Applicants must be United States citizens or have the right to work in the United States.  Non-U.S. citizens must send a photocopy of documentary proof of right to work (Note: Canadians may gain the right to work by joining Canadian Federation of Musicians and applying for a P2 Visa.  This process is completed after succesfully securing a contract with The Glimmerglass Festival and will be done at your own expense).


2012 Festival
Principal Guest Artists and creative teams have been cast for all 2013 productions. All remaining roles and covers TBD or to be assigned to members of the 2013 YAP. Two Young Artist coach/accompanists will be selected, and each will serve as an assistant coach for two productions.  

Richard Wagner
The Flying Dutchman    
Performed in German, with English supertitles
Conductor:
John Keenan
Director: Francesca Zambello
Dutchman: Ryan McKinny
Senta: Melody Moore
Daland: Peter Volpe
Erik: Jay Hunter Morris
Roles available to YAPs: Mary, Steersman

 
Frederick Loewe/ Alan Jay Lerner
Camelot
Performed in English
Conductor: Kevin Stites
Director: Gary Griffin
Arthur: David Pittsinger
Guenevere: Andriana Churchman
Lancelot: Nathan Gunn
Merlyn: TBA
Mordred: TBA
Pellinore: TBA
Roles available to YAPs: Sir Dinadan, Sir Lionel, Sir Sagramore, Various Ensemble roles
 
 
Giuseppe Verdi
King for a Day
Performed in a new translation by Kelley Rourke
Conductor:
Director: Christian Räth
Barone di Kelbar: Jason Hardy
La Rocca: Robert Orth
Marchesa del Poggio: TBA
Roles Available for YAPs: Cavaliere di Belfiore, Giulietta di Kelbar, Edoardo di Sanval, Count Ivrea, Delmonte
 
 
DOUBLE BILL:

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Stabat Mater
Performed in Latin with English supertitles
Director: Julia Lange
Conductor: Speranza Scappucci
Soprano Solo: Nadine Sierra 
Countertenor Solo: Anthony Roth Costanzo 
 
David Lang
The Little Match Girl Passion
Performed in English
Conductor: David Moody
Director: Francesa Zambello
Roles available to YAPs: Soprano Solo, Mezzo Soprano Solo, Tenor Solo, Bass Solo

Please contact at yap_info@glimmerglass.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

There is no age limit
The program is limited to citizens of the United States and aliens holding permanent resident status
Please check all that apply

Contact Information

Piano Training

Please specify teachers and dates.  List your most current teacher first.
(Example: Name, length of study, affiliation if applicable)
(Example: Name, length of study, affiliation if applicable)
(Example: Name, length of study, affiliation if applicable)
(Example: Name, length of study, affiliation if applicable)

Coaching Experience

Please list your coaching experience (including musical theater). 
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
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(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)

Conducting and/or Prompting

Please list your conducting and/or prompting training. 
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)

Languages

For each language listed, please indicate the approximate length of study. Also, indicate if this is your native language.

Education

Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Education 4
Education 5

Professional References

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Headshot

Please upload one high-resolution photograph clearly marked with your name.

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Audio/Video Examples

Please submit one selection (either audio or video) which displays you in collaboration with one or more singers.

Audio


Maximum number of selections permitted: 1
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Performance Video

Maximum number of selections permitted: 5

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Audition Repertoire

If chosen for a live audition, please prepare the following selections.

PLAY:


1. Stravinsky,
The Rake's Progress                                 from Act I, Scene III
"No Word from Tom"
Complete scene, beginning reh. #177 through the end of Act 1.
(Anne Trulove)

2. Bernstein,
West Side Story                                           from Act I
"The Dance at the Gym" beginning at measure 9 in section 4B(Mambo), and playing to the end of section 4C (Cha-Cha).

3. Any 3 to 5 minute solo piano piece of your choice (memorization not required).

SING AND PLAY:

4. R. Strauss,
Ariadne auf Naxos                                      from the Prologue
"Sein wir wieder gut..." beginning at reh. #108 (
sehr lebhaft) to reh. #117 (etwas schneller)
(Der Komponist)

5. Mozart, Cosi fan tutte                                                      from Act I
Act I Finale (complete, no cuts)

6. Wagner,
Die Walküre                                           from Act I
Der Männer sippe
(Sieglinde)

Payment Details

All applications require a $35 non-refundable application fee.
Please note that should you be asked to audition in person, there will be no extra charge for the pianist provided.
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.