Virginia Opera

Virginia Opera Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Program: Singers (2024-2025)

This application closed on Friday September 22, 2023.

Please note: this is an application for singers only.

Live, in-person, final-round auditions are currently scheduled to take place between December 11-13, 2023.

 Apply to the program using the YAP Tracker application by Friday, September 22nd. This is where you will submit your resume, headshot, references, repertoire selections, and video recording.

STEP 2: You will be notified if you are invited for a live, in-person audition by Wednesday, November 8th. 

STEP 3: Live, in-person auditions for those invited will take place in New York City on either Monday, December 11th; Tuesday, December 12th; or Wednesday, December 13th.

Please contact Rachel Ginzberg at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

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List three references, including their name, organization, and the referring professional's email and phone. Number of selections required: 3.
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Selection 2
Selection 3
List five contrasting arias you have recordings of (recorded within the last year) or are prepared to sing/record. Please list your preferred starter aria as Selection 1. Number of selections required: 5.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4
Selection 5

Upload a video recording of one aria from the standard repertoire recorded within the last year. Number of selections required: 1.

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Please indicate all dates for which you are available to audition. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3