Toronto Summer Music Festival and Academy

The Art of Song - Individual Singers and Pianists

This application closed on Friday February 17, 2012.

  • The Art of Song program runs for one two-week session from July 15 to July 29 2012
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Singers and pianists can apply individually or as a voice-piano duo
  • All applicants will be informed of their status by email by February 15, 2012
  • Acceptance must be confirmed by March 1, 2012 to hold your position
  • Upon acceptance, repertoire to be performed will be decided in consultation with the Artistic Director
  • All accepted applicants will receive a full fellowship covering tuition. Housing will be provided as needed with participants placed with host families in private residences and/or in university residences. Note: transportation is not included in the fellowship

Please contact Marie Desmarteau at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Applicant Information

Number of selections required: 1.
Number of selections required: 1.
Number of selections required: 1.


Video Files

Video audition application requirements: 1. The digital video recordings should total 20-30 minutes and include a minimum of two works or excerpts from works in contrasting style and character 2. The repertoire does not have to be the same as that to be proposed for the Academy program 3. For pianists, one selection must be a solo piano work and the other(s) must be for piano and voice 4. For singers, all selections must be piano and voice only, and must be in at least two different languages 5. Recordings are the primary adjudication tool and should be of the highest possible audio quality 6. Each movement must be completed in one take with no editing

Maximum number of selections permitted: 4

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Payment Details

If paying by check please ensure that the check arrives by 5pm on February 1 2012 at the following address:

Toronto Summer Music
720 Bathurst st, Suite 501
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2R4