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Fri Jun 11, 2021

Attention Baritones: Boston University's Opera Institute 21-23!

Attention Baritones: Boston University's Opera Institute 21-23!

Boston University Opera Institute: Audition for Baritones only. To be eligible for Opera Institute training, singers must demonstrate a readiness that is potentially two years from career entry. Such readiness includes an unusual voice of a timbre and appropriate size for opera; a high level of preparedness in terms of artistry, musical style, and vocal technique; an individual articulation of the need for our particular program; and an attitude of professionalism, humility, and willingness to learn. Deadline: Received By Mon Jun 28, 2021

Sat May 22, 2021

Chicago Summer Opera 2021: Select Roles Available!

Chicago Summer Opera 2021: Select Roles Available!

Roles and covers still available! Please check our website under Training Program for the latest role updates. CURRENT AVAILABLE ROLES - Albert Herring, Britten JUNE 21 - JULY 19, 2021: Lady Billows, Mr. Gedge, Emmie, Cis, Harry, COVER Miss Wordsworth, COVER Florence Pike. Lucio Silla, Mozart JUNE 21 - JULY 19, 2021: Giunia, Cecilio, COVER Lucio Silla. Don Giovanni, Mozart July 20 - August 15, 2021: COVER Donna Anna. Silla, Handel July 20 - August 15, 2021: COVER Silla. Rehearsals and performances will take place under strict COVID guidelines.  Casting on a rolling basis. Deadline: June 7, 2021. At Chicago Summer Opera, we offer performance with orchestra, scenes program, training in role preparation, vocal technique, dramatic preparation, audition technique, and stage movement.

Tue May 18, 2021

Art Song Preservation Society of New York: Summer of Art Song Virtual Masterclass Series 2021

Art Song Preservation Society of New York: Summer of Art Song Virtual Masterclass Series 2021

The Art Song Preservation Society of New York (ASPSNY) is pleased to announce our upcoming summer season of virtual masterclasses via Zoom with prominent professionals in the fied of art song: Sat, 6/12 at 2pm ET, Collaboration & Ensemble in Song Performance w/ Mark Markham; Sun, 6/13 at 12pm ET, Dramatic Interpretation of Song w/ Raehann Bryce-Davis (mezzo); Sat, 6/19 at 2pm ET, German Song w/ Nils Neubert (tenor); ​Sat, 7/10 at 2pm ET, French Song w/ Thomas Grubb; Sat, 7/17 at 2pm ET, African American Song w/ Dr. Emery Stephens (baritone); Sat, 8/7 at 2pm ET, French, German, & Italian Song w/ Thomas Muraco; Sun, 8/15, at 2pm ET, American Songbook w/ Neil Semer; Sat, 8/21 at 4pm ET, Spanish Language Song w/ Maya Hoover (mezzo) & José Meléndez.

Wed May 12, 2021

Opera Singers Academy, Teatro di San Carlo Opera House, Naples: Deadline May 20!

Opera Singers Academy, Teatro di San Carlo Opera House, Naples: Deadline May 20!

Selection for the admission to the Opera Singers Academy courses of Teatro di San Carlo for the 2021-2023 biennium. For the year 2021 Teatro di San Carlo Opera House announces the opening of its Opera Singers Academy with a didactic program aimed at young and talented Italian and international opera singers. The course is led and endorsed by Soprano Mariella Devia. Teachers and instructors will include very important voices and world wide renowned conductors, directors and scholars. More info: https://www.teatrosancarlo.it/it/news/bando-ammissione-accademia-cantanti-lirici-teatro-san-carlo-mariella-devia.html

Mon May 10, 2021

Apply now for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22!

Apply now for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22!

Apply now for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22!  Application not submitted yet? No problem! You can still apply for NEUE STIMMEN 2021/22 until 31 May. You can find all important information about the application process, what information we need from you as well as all important dates of the competition on our website! NEUE STIMMEN - How to apply? We are looking forward to your application. 

Sat May 8, 2021

Washington, D.C. Residency: Young Artists Music Festival 2021

Washington, D.C. Residency: Young Artists Music Festival 2021

Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival is casting roles for a one-week Washington, D.C. Residency in June 2021. Singers will participate in outdoor staged performances of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and a gala opera arias concert, presented as part of a critically-acclaimed concert series presented in the garden of the historic Rectory on Princess Street in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Auditions will be online only. New Dates: June 19 – June 26. Apply now at praguesummernights.com. Accepting applications until roles are filled.

Tue May 4, 2021

Take your performance to the next level: Canto Vocal Programs 2021

Take your performance to the next level: Canto Vocal Programs 2021

Canto's 2021 programs provide a safe space for singers to sharpen every aspect of their performance skills. Intensive musical/dramatic coaching with Canto faculty (Lucy Arner, Liora Maurer, Sharon Mohar) and French and Italian conversation classes with native speakers.  Our distinguished guest artists will offer masterclasses: conductors Marco Armiliato and Antony Walker, coaches Craig Rutenberg and Joan Dornemann, Chief Artistic Officer-Santa Fe Opera David Lomeli and performance psychologist Noa Kageyama. Other special guests include Deborah Birnbaum, Ira Siff, Hans Pieter Herman, Hemdi Kfir, Lynn Baker and Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek. For more information on this amazing group of artists, visit https://www.cantovocalprograms.com/faculty

Wed Apr 28, 2021

Miami Classical Music Festival (virtual and in person): 2021 applications now open!

Miami Classical Music Festival (virtual and in person): 2021 applications now open!

Miami Classical Music Festival is happy to announce that we have developed a hybrid festival that includes both Virtual and In-person opportunities for this summer, 2021. The festival will consist of a 2-week virtual session and 2 week in-person session in Miami Beach. Participants in the virtual session will study with our faculty and prepare for their upcoming roles and the in-person session will be a rehearsal intensive to produce and perform our opera productions. The most up to date list of available roles for operas Albert Herring and Cendrillon can be found on at miamimusicfestival.com/apprentice Rigorous Covid-19 safety guidelines have been designed specifically for us by performing arts industry professionals. 

Sun Apr 25, 2021

2021 Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix (virtual): Deadline 4/30!

2021 Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix (virtual): Deadline 4/30!

The Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix is a new vocal & role competition organized by the Festival Gegen den Strom in Germany. The 2021 Grand Prix will take place online due to the pandemic. The Jacques Offenbach Grand Prix offers money prizes and, most importantly, future job opportunities within the festival- including performances in the historical "Marmorsal" in Bad Ems- as well as in other international forums the members of the panel represent. To apply, participants need to send only 1 video of an aria of their choice. Then, they'll have 2 weeks time in between rounds to send their videos. The repertoire varies between rounds. Application dealine: 30/04/2021. Competition fee: €50. To apply, please visit: www.offenbachgp.com.

Wed Apr 21, 2021

POVAI 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMER: Study with world-renowned Opera Divas!

POVAI 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMER: Study with world-renowned Opera Divas!

Work intimately this summer with world-renowned Opera Divas: BARBARA FRITTOLI - CATHERINE MALFITANO - CAROL VANESS - JANE EAGLAN plus international vocal coaches, award-winning stage directors, language experts, career consultants, and so much more - The Best of the Best! Join us for all 4 virtual weeks (July 19 – August 14, 2021) or choose the week(s) you wish to come! Discounted pricing offered. Apply Now at www.premierevocalarts.com!

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