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Fri Sep 24, 2021

Carnegie Hall’s SongStudio: Train with Reneé Fleming (last week to apply!)

Carnegie Hall’s SongStudio: Train with Reneé Fleming (last week to apply!)

This is the last week to apply for Renée Fleming’s SongStudio! Next January, join the renowned soprano for a free, weeklong workshop for vocalists and collaborative pianists ages 18–35. Don’t miss this opportunity for one-on-one coaching, unparalleled mentorship, and the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall. Apply by October 1. Learn more and apply at carnegiehall.org/SongStudio.

Thu Sep 23, 2021

Immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy: International Lyric Academy 2022

Immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy: International Lyric Academy 2022

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2022, 28 years celebrating, will be again in the amazing city of Vicenza, just twenty-minutes from Venice by train. Rehearsals, lessons and performances will be held in the air-conditioned facilities of the Teatro Comunale di Vicenza! Intensive training in singing, masterclasses, voice lessons and daily Italian language and diction instruction. You'll sing in a fully staged opera production of Puccini's Gianni Schicchi & Suor Angelica and Menotti's The old maid and the Thief, and have the opportunity to audition for agents. Opera Scenes with Orchestra will be The Magic Flute by Mozart. Positions available for Singers, Conductors, Orchestra. Apply now at: www.internationallyricacademy.com

Wed Sep 22, 2021

Mascarade Opera Foundation in Florence 22-24: deadline October 8!

Mascarade Opera Foundation in Florence 22-24: deadline October 8!

Applications remain open for the Mascarade Emerging Artists programme in Florence, run in collaboration with Teatro La Fenice in Venice, for exceptionally talented young singers and répétiteurs. Training provision is carefully structured around performance opportunities, including main stage roles and covers at Teatro La Fenice. Through the programme's collaboration with one of Italy’s major operatic houses, artists enjoy the unique prospect of translating what they have learnt into professional practice on stage. Places on the programme are entirely funded with artists receiving tuition, maintenance and accommodation grants equivalent to entry-level salaried positions in the industry. Applications close on Friday 8 October 2021.

Tue Sep 21, 2021

Heartland Sings, Inc.: Attention Tenors!

Heartland Sings, Inc.: Attention Tenors!

Heartland Sings, Inc. of Fort Wayne, IN provides the unique opportunity for Principal Vocal Artists to perform AND teach in a full-time position! Singers in our professional SATB group perform extensively in a variety of genres, in addition to teaching voice lessons, workshops, masterclasses and more. We are currently seeking a TENOR to join our full-time team!

Mon Sep 20, 2021

MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM - APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 FOR COACH/PIANISTS

MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM - APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 FOR COACH/PIANISTS

The Merola Opera Program, under the artistic direction of the San Francisco Opera Center, offers performance, training, and career development opportunities for young professional coach/pianists. Each participant will work with industry leading conductors and master coaches, and will receive individual coachings/lessons, diction instruction, classes in financial planning, mental and physical health/wellness, and public relations. A stipend, transportation, and housing is provided. Merola alumni are eligible to receive up to a total of $12,000 in career grants. Selected artists may be chosen to join SF Opera's Adler Fellowship Program, a salaried, yearlong residency.

Sun Sep 19, 2021

MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM - APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM - APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

The Merola Opera Program, under the artistic direction of the San Francisco Opera Center, offers performance, training, and career development opportunities for young professional singers, coach/pianists, and stage directors.  Each participant receives individual coaching, classes in diction, acting and stage deportment, movement, financial planning, mental health/wellness, and public relations from leading professionals in the opera field.  The Program provides an allowance, transportation, and housing. Merola alumni may receive up to a total of $12,000 in career grants. Selected artists may be chosen to join SF Opera’s Adler Fellowship Program, a salaried, yearlong residency.  

Sat Sep 18, 2021

Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: deadline 1 week away!

Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: deadline 1 week away!

Don't miss the deadline to apply to Opera Naples Resident Artist Program! Apply by September 25 for this incredible program which provides extensive performing opportunities and invaluable training.    Occurring January 10 through March 20, 2022, Opera Naples' exciting season presents Tosca, Glory Denied, Pirates of Penzance, and On the Town.  Performed with orchestra conducted by Ramón Tebar, the Resident Artists will be prominently featured with each Artist cast in at least two principal roles as well as secondary roles. One-on-one coaching, masterclasses, educational outreach, and community concerts are additional components of the program.   The four selected artists receive a stipend and local housing in beautiful Naples, FL.     

Sat Sep 18, 2021

Chautauqua Opera Company 2022: Deadline September 20!

Chautauqua Opera Company 2022: Deadline September 20!

Chautauqua Opera provides our Young Artists with performance tools essential to establishing a professional career in opera. It is recognized as one of the best training programs for young singers in America today and has seen over 1,000 artists benefit from this professional training experience. Our 2022 mainstage repertoire will include Puccini’s Tosca, Virgil Thomson’s The Mother of Us All, and Kamala Sankaram and Susan Yankowitz’s chamber opera Thumbprint, which is inspired by the experiences of Mukhtar Mai, a contemporary warrior for women's rights in Pakistan. It is our priority to cast Thumbprint as the creators intended, with an ethnically diverse cast featuring singers of South Asian descent. Deadline September 20!

Fri Sep 17, 2021

The 2022 Saengerbund Awards: Applications now open!

The 2022 Saengerbund Awards: Applications now open!

The Saengerbund Awards are presented annually to rising professional singers who excel in the German repertoire.  The awards are not limited to American citizens.  Age limit:  21-32.  All travel expenses to Houston are paid by the Houston Saengerbund.  Finalists must appear in person at the Finals Concert on February 5, 2022.  Applications are available on the competition website:  Saengerbundawards.org

Thu Sep 16, 2021

Opera Saratoga Festival Artist Program 2022: Deadline extended to 9/20!

Opera Saratoga Festival Artist Program 2022: Deadline extended to 9/20!

Opera Saratoga's Application Deadline Extended Until Monday, September 20th VIRTUAL AUDITIONS Opera Saratoga's Young Artist Program is focused primarily on honing performance skills and providing emerging artists with professional development opportunities. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and emerging professionals are all welcome to apply. Each artist receives a customized assignment for the summer. Festival Artists are cast in select principal, supporting and comprimario roles; cover all principal, supporting and comprimario roles; and sing chorus in main stage repertoire. Repertoire for Summer 2022 will include SKY ON SWINGS, a bel canto comedy (title TBA), a musical (title TBA), and Rossini's PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE.

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