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Fri Oct 23, 2020

OPERA NORTH 2021 RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM: November 1 application deadline approaching!

OPERA NORTH 2021 RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM: November 1 application deadline approaching!

Opera North's 2021 summer season includes Puccini's La Bohème, 'Extraordinary Women’ (a showcase of extended scenes from Baroque and modern opera), and a concert of opera and music theater selections with orchestra and circus artists, all under tents at Opera North's new outdoor art park at Blow-Me-Down Farm. Some of the musical coaching will take place over Zoom prior to the artists' arrival at Opera North. Singers accepted for the program must be available at mutually-agreed upon times between June 27-July 15 for virtual coachings ahead of the three-week residency. Housing, travel, and stipend provided!

Thu Oct 15, 2020

Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online: deadlines approaching!

Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online: deadlines approaching!

CANTO OPERA STUDIO ONLINE: Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online! Apply to take part in a monthly, intensive program with top of the line faculty. Each 3-day session consists of one-on-one coachings working on interpretation, repertoire, style as well as the art of performing online. This comprehensive program provides singers the opportunity to sing for distinguished, industry professionals. At the end of each session, singers will perform one-two arias for our guest artist, receive feedback plus a Q&A. There is a separate application for each session. Slots are limited, please pay attention to each session’s application deadline as they do vary. More detailed information on the Canto website: https://www.cantovocalprograms.com/opera-studio

Tue Oct 13, 2020

Fully-funded course: The Georg Solti Accademia's Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course 2021

Fully-funded course: The Georg Solti Accademia's Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course 2021

The Georg Solti Accademia's Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course offers a fully-funded 8-day course every year to six outstanding young pianists. In collaboration with a world-class faculty and talented young singers, our course offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to help young pianists develop the many skills required of a repetiteur. One of the unique opportunities afforded to students on this course is the ability to develop their own abilities as a vocal coach under the guidance of some of the world’s best and most in-demand coaches of the day. Every student receives a full-tuition scholarship so that a student's financial situation does not impact their ability to attend. For more information, visit www.georgsoltiaccademia.org/venice

Mon Oct 12, 2020

Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: apply by November 1!

Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: apply by November 1!

Don't miss the November 1st deadline to apply to the Opera Naples Resident Artists Program!  This five week professional residency occuring February 7 through March 14, 2021 will feature the four selected artists in a Festival Under the Stars in performances of La Traviata and West Side Story (concert version) with orchestra at the beautiful Baker Park in Naples, FL.  Further your career by engaging in an intensive program of training and performance opportunities led by Artistic Director, Ramon Tebar.  Artists are provided a stipend and local housing. 

Sat Oct 10, 2020

Acting for the Singer with Mary Birnbaum: Sessions begin October 17!

Acting for the Singer with Mary Birnbaum: Sessions begin October 17!

Juilliard's Mary Birnbaum offers an online class for Opera and Musical Theater professionals who want to transcend technique and re-ignite their sense of play while singing.   Utilizing various aspects of the movement pedagogy developed by French physical theater master Jacques Lecoq this affordable workshop is designed especially for the virtual classroom in conjunction with New York's Movement Theater Studio. Sessions begin October 17.

Fri Oct 9, 2020

Opernfest Prague: Apply Today for 2021!

Opernfest Prague: Apply Today for 2021!

OFP is the only program of its kind, offering exclusive professional development opportunities to international soloists. 2021 FEATURES INCLUDE: Solo Performance with Orchestra; Exclusive House Auditions; International House Credit for Each Fellow; A-Level House Instructors; Individualized Training; HD Photo & Video with Orchestra. PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CONTRACTS: All Voice Fellows have the potential to be offered professional contracts, with OFP's collaborating Houses. SESSION 1 – July 11-18; SESSION 2 – July 25 - August 1; SESSION 3 – August 8-15. For additional information, follow Opernfest Prague on Instagram and Facebook, or visit: opernfestprague.com.

Wed Oct 7, 2020

Michigan Opera Theatre Studio 2021-22: Deadline Approaching 10/12!

Michigan Opera Theatre Studio 2021-22: Deadline Approaching 10/12!

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE: Studio Artist Auditions, 21-22 Season. Deadline Approaching!   Oct. 12, 2020. MOT is working with other young artist programs on a coordinated virtual audition process this fall.  The Studio Artists of Michigan Opera Theatre gain valuable experience through myriad performance opportunities in MOT mainstage and Studio productions, and community events. They also benefit from advanced individual training and guidance from program director, Richard Leech and an array of world class professionals, guest artists, and coaches. Artists receive salary, health care benefits, and reimbursement for relocation, as well as a career development fund.   For More info: https://www.yaptracker.com/opportunities/detail/?id=1756485

Mon Oct 5, 2020

Palm Beach Opera's Young Artist and Apprentice Artist Programs: Deadline 10/12!

Palm Beach Opera's Young Artist and Apprentice Artist Programs: Deadline 10/12!

Launch your career in paradise with PALM BEACH OPERA. The free application deadline for our 2022 Benenson Young Artist and Apprentice Artist Programs is Monday, OCTOBER 12. These 5-month professional residencies offer transformative performing opportunities and intensive training with an outstanding resident staff and guest faculty. All artists work with distinguished guest coaches Craig Rutenberg and Danielle Orlando; voice teachers Stephen King, Michael Paul, and Nova Thomas; diction coach Corradina Caporello; acting coach Paul Curran; and resident coaches Greg Ritchey, Tim Cheung, Ksenia Leletkina, and Ben Malensek. Benenson Young Artists sing supporting roles and cover lead roles alongside our international casts, while Apprentice Artists perform throughout our beautiful community in concerts. 

Thu Oct 1, 2020

2021 National Opera Association's Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition: deadline October 15

2021 National Opera Association's Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition: deadline October 15

Apply now to the National Opera Association's Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition, the finals of which will be held virtually by video submission on January 9, 2021. Now with reduced applications fees this year ($20/$40). $8,500 will be awarded in two divisions: Scholarship (ages 18-24) and Artist (ages 25-40). Application deadline is October 15. Visit https://www.noa.org/competitions/vocal-competition.html for complete details and to apply!

Wed Sep 30, 2020

Progressive Musicians' Fall Online Classics Competition: Early Bird Oct 15!

Progressive Musicians' Fall Online Classics Competition: Early Bird Oct 15!

Progressive Musicians is dedicated to helping musicians achieve their goals and advance artistically. We recently launched our Fall Online Classics Competition! Over $2,500 in available prizes. Early bird special on application submissions by October 15th. Deadline to apply is November 1st. Open to Vocalists ages 14 and up, pianists, violinists, violists, cellists, bassists, guitarists of all ages and nationalities. Soloists and duo ensembles may compete. For more information, visit our website, www.progressivemusicians.com, or email us at director@progressivemusicians.com.

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