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Final deadline November 30: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2021

COSÌ FAN TUTTE: Feb 3 – Mar 1, 2021. Final deadline Nov 30, 2020. *Role offers made on an ongoing basis Prepare for the next step in your career. Join us in Weimar - sing a role in Così fan tutte with professional orchestra, audition for agents, and immerse yourself in German language and culture. Our program focuses on the German theater system and offers intensive training in singing, diction, stagecraft & rehearsal process, masterclasses, individual lessons & daily German language classes, as well as audition & career management workshops.  You’ll learn and grow in a friendly, supportive environment and build the skills you need to get hired and work in Germany. Learn more & apply online:  www.lyricoperastudioweimar.com Scholarships available

Published Fri Nov 20, 2020
Free applications, deadline extended: Opera Steamboat 2021

Join Opera Steamboat’s Young Artist Program, and be part of an exciting month of training where you get a opportunity to add an entire role to your resume. FREE APPLICATIONS: Extended Deadline: November 30. Participate in one or more of: Barber of Seville (fully-staged with orchestra), Magic Flute (concert version with orchestra), Marriage of Figaro (concert version with orchestra), Clemenza di Tito (concert version with orchestra), 2021 TUITION: - $3295 (can be paid in 4 installments via Docusign). - Some scholarships available (akcnowledge your request for scholarship in your application).  AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: -Three contrasting arias. (At least one aria in Italian). Please contact Andres Cladera at andres@operasteamboat.org with any questions. 

Published Thu Nov 19, 2020
Opernfest Prague: Exciting faculty announcement!

OFP Welcomes Jaroslav Kyzlink, Music Director of the National Theater Prague to the faculty! 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.

Published Wed Nov 18, 2020
The 2021 Saengerbund Awards: Deadline Dec 1!

The Houston Saengerbund is a private, charitable foundation in Houston, TX whose mission is to support and encourage German music, language, and culture.  Each year the foundation sponsors a vocal competition for rising professional singers on the brink of a solo career.  Past judges have come from the ranks of professional opera companies, including the Metropolitan Opera and the Houston Grand Opera, major Conservatories, and professional classical singing artists.  Past winners have gone on to significant opportunities with major US houses. This year's prizes:  1st:  $5,000.  2nd:  $3,500.  3rd:  $2,500.  Finalist Awards:  $1,000. Audience Favorite:  $500.  Deadline to enter:  Dec 1.   Email: Mary Kay Buehler, Artistic Director, germansinging2021@gmail.com.

Published Sun Nov 15, 2020
Immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy: International Lyric Academy 2021

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2021, Celebrating 27 years in operation, is announcing the Summer Season in Italy, Vicenza twenty-minutes from Venice and Verona. Please apply online at www.InternationalLyricAcademy.com. Opera productions which will take place in the professional facilities of Teatro Comunale di Vicenza include Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini and The Old Maid and the Thief by G. Menotti. We offer also Opera Marathon Concerts, Opera Scenes Program, Musical Theater Program, Ensemble Program, Italian lessons, Voice lessons, Master Classes and much more! Auditions for International Agents are available for our Students. Come to immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy!!

Published Fri Nov 13, 2020
Training through performance: Trentino Music Festival (Music Academy International) 2021

Europe’s Premiere YAP combined with a major artist management firm to assure young artists every possible advantage in these challenging times. The Trentino Music Festival provides comprehensive training & exceptional performance opportunities. The focus is on professional development and ‘training through performance’. Young Artists sing leading & supporting roles in staged operas with orchestra, perform on gala concerts, and take part in daily master classes, voice lessons, and vocal coachings provided by world-class directors, conductors, vocal coaches, and voice teachers. Young Artists receive Business of the Art consultations and have the opportunity to audition for artist managers from the US and Europe. Learn What You Love In Italy!!

Published Thu Nov 12, 2020
The Jerusalem Lyric Opera Studio 2021: Apply now!

The Jerusalem Lyric Opera Studio is your real chance to succeed in the career. The most effective faculty: famous conductors, Young Artist Program's directors, artistic directors of the Opera Houses, like a Dietmar Schwarz (Deutsche Oper Intendant), Roland Kluttig  (Musical Director Graz Opera) and many others... The lead European opera agencies in the jury. Participation in favorite opera productions "La bohème" by G.Puccini, "L’elisir d’amore" by G.Donizetti and "Die Zauberflöte" by Mozart with the professional orchestra. Last year our alumni competition winners were invited to auditions at Teatro alla Scala, YAP in Strasbourg, Frankfurt Opera House. Maybe this year will you be chosen? For more details visit our website: opera-studio.org

Published Wed Nov 11, 2020
Full Scholarship program in Germany: Internationale Meistersinger Akademie 2021

The International Meistersinger Akademie (IMA) offers emerging artists an exceptional environment of excellence in the study of Opera, Oratorio and Lied/Mélodie. This is a FULL SCHOLARSHIP summer program in Neumarkt i.d.OPf Germany with an incredible faculty line up, including director Prof. Dr. Edith Wiens, Brigitte Fassbaender, Anna Tomowa-Sintow and Malcolm Martineau among others. On top of the fully fledged training program with orchestra concerts, recitals, demo recordings, coachings and more abound, IMA is made UNIQUE by the networking-opportunities it provides. Read more on https://meistersingerakademie.com/ and check out our Social Media and YouTube channel! Don’t miss this incredible training and career-changing opportunity!

Published Thu Oct 29, 2020
The 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition: Total prizes and awards $75K+

The 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition is now accepting applications! 1st Prize - $20,000 • 2nd Prize - $15,000 • 3rd Prize – $10,000 • Total prizes and awards will exceed $75,000 The Lenya Competition recognizes talented young singing actors who are dramatically and musically convincing in wide-ranging theatrical repertoire, with a focus on the works of Kurt Weill. Since its inception, the LLC has grown into an internationally recognized leader in identifying and nurturing the next generation of rising stars in both the opera and musical theater worlds. Complete eligibility information, application, resources and guidelines available at kwf.org/LLC.

Published Mon Oct 26, 2020
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!

Published Fri Oct 23, 2020