Washington National Opera

Cafritz Young Artists: Singers (2021-22)

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Deadline(s):
Received By Mon Oct 12, 2020

Please note: this application is for SINGERS ONLY. If you are interested in applying as a PIANIST, this application will be available shortly.

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. A full list participating companies will be available soon.

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 to each company directly by Monday, November 30.

Please contact Cafritz Young Artists at CYA@kennedy-center.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

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Non-US citizens, non-US Green Card holders, and current US visa holders should contact CYA@kennedy-center.org before applying.
Please list the teachers and coaches with whom you have worked.
Maximum number of selections permitted: 5

References

Please give details of three artistic authorities (directors, conductors, coaches, voice teachers) with whom you have worked and who may act as references. Only one of your references may be a voice teacher.
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Please upload at least three contrasting recordings (audio and/or video) for consideration. Video recordings can be the same as audio recordings as long as there are at least three contrasting audio/video recordings altogether. Please do not upload more than six files in total or your form will not submit. Minimum number of audio and/or video (combined total) permitted: 3. Maximum number of audio and/or video (combined total) permitted: 6.
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You may upload up to three video selections. Minimum number of video and/or audio (combined total) permitted: 3. Maximum number of video and/or audio (combined total) permitted: 6

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Audition Repertoire

Preliminary audition repertoire must show a variety of styles and be offered in at least three different languages. Please note that it is acceptable to change audition repertoire for the live audition from what is listed on the application.
Minimum number of selections permitted: 5. Maximum number of selections permitted: 6
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