Utah Opera

Resident Artist Program Auditions (2021-22)

This application closed on Monday October 12, 2020.

We are working together with other young artist programs on a coordinated virtual audition process this fall. Steps are outlined below to guide your understanding of this shared audition process. 

Step 1: Apply to each program as you normally would. Applications are due Monday, October 12.

Step 2: Notifications of second-round video auditions will be sent by each company by Friday, November 6. This notification will contain a link to submit a new aria list.

Step 3: Submit your aria list (one list for all programs), indicating your chosen “starter” aria, by Tuesday, November 10.

Step 4: Notification of requested arias from your list (one request for all programs) will be sent on Friday, November 13.

Step 5: Record a new video audition and submit the video by Monday, November 30.

Program finalists will be notified of their status by Friday, December 18, and will be invited for an online audition and interview.

Please contact Brooke Hundley at residentartist@usuo.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

(We are only accepting applications from singers at this time)

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Recordings are REQUIRED For singers. Singers must submit at least 2 recordings (audio and/or video) in order for your application to be considered complete. Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Please list 2 music professionals other than voice teachers (coaches, directors, conductors) as references.
Number of selections required: 2.
Selection 1
Selection 2


Please list your 4 audition selections.  At least one must be in English. Number of selections required: 4.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4

Please Note

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the audition panel. All requested materials - including processing fee - must be received for consideration.

Note to Pianists

Application information for pianists will be posted in December 2020. For a list of repertoire requirements, contact residentartist@usuo.org
Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Payment Details

When paying by check or money order, please send payment of $5 processing fee to Utah Opera Resident Artist Program, 336 North 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84103 Attn: Brooke Hundley. Checks should be made out to Utah Opera.