The Glimmerglass Festival

2011-12 Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists Program (Coach/Accompanist application)

This application closed on Friday October 7, 2011.


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 2012 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.

Applicants for Glimmerglass Festival's Young Artists Program must be fully available to the company from May 29 through August 25, 2012.  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.  Young Artists will also have the privilege of working with 2012 Artist in Residence, Eric Owens.

2012 Festival
Principal Guest Artists and creative teams have been cast for all 2012 Productions. All remaining roles and covers TBD or to be assigned to members of the 2012 YAP

Verdi / Ghislanzoni

AIDA
Conductor: Nader Abbassi
Director: Francesca Zambello
Aida: Michelle Johnson
Amonasro: Eric Owens
Amneris: Daveda Karanas
Radames: 

Willson / Willson & Lacey
THE MUSIC MAN
Conductor:
John DeMain
Director: Marcia Milgrom Dodge
Harold Hill: Dwayne Croft
Marian Paroo:
Elizabeth Futral

Lully / Quinault
ARMIDE
Conductor: David Fallis
Director: Marshall Pynkoski
Choreographer: Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg
Armide:
Peggy Kriha Dye
Hidraot:
Renaud:
Colin Ainsworth

Weill / Anderson
LOST IN THE STARS
Conductor:
John DeMain
Director:
Tazewell Thompson
Stephen Kumalo: Eric Owens
The Leader: Sean Panikkar

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 Maximum number of selections permitted: 5

Contact Information

Piano Training

Please specify teachers and dates.  Please 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) to include the following fields.  For each listing please provide the following information:  Work coached, Conductor, Company/School
(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)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)
(Example: Opera/Title, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)

Conducting and/or Prompting

Please list your conducting and/or prompting training.  For each listing please include the following information: The Opera coach, Company/School, Conductor, 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)
(Example: Opera/Title, Opera Coach, Conductor, Company or School and Dates)

Languages

For each language listed, please indicate the approximate length of study.  Also, please indicate if the language is a native language to you.

Education

Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Education 4
Education 5

Professional References

Resume

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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. Gounod,
Roméo et Juliette                                           from Act III
Depuis hier...Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle
(Stephano)

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.