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Opernfest Prague: Mezzo-Sopranos and Male Voices Encouraged to Apply.

Opernfest Prague: Mezzo-Sopranos and Male Voices Encouraged to Apply.  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 Thu Jan 14, 2021
Opera and Song in Oregon's Wine Country: Aquilon Music Festival 2021

Aquilon Music Festival, located in picturesque Oregon wine country, is now accepting applications for the 2021 season. Aquilon will pre-premiere OURLAND, a new opera composed by Paul Davies with libretto by Daniel Helfgot. Set in a dystopian state, the plot centers on intolerance towards the ‘other’, the foreigner, the different, and minorities. It outlines the life and death consequences of bigotry and xenophobia. Apply by February 1st, 2021. At Aquilon Music Festival we are committed to abiding by all federal, state, and county public health guidelines. The safety of our participants, faculty and audience is our number one priority. With this in mind, the reopening of the festival will depend entirely on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published Wed Jan 13, 2021
Bologna International Opera Academy (BIOA) 2021: apply now!

Bologna International Opera Academy (BIOA) is an intensive top-rated summer program located in one of the most enchanting and vibrant cities in Italy. The most distinguished element of the Bologna International Opera Academy is that singers have the opportunity to be heard by and signed with opera industry professionals. Numerous artists from BIOA received professional contracts with opera houses and agencies. New for 2021 is the opportunity for up to five young collaborative pianists to participate in the program. The will work under the guidance of Nicoletta Conti and Danielle Orlando to accompany our singers and to perform at the final concerts.

Published Tue Jan 12, 2021
Prizes up to $8K: PARTNERS for the Arts  8th Annual Opera Competition - VIRTUAL

PARTNERS for the Arts 8th Annual Opera Competition - VIRTUAL, DEADLINE - February 26. The Competition is open to emerging singers ages 25 to 35. 1st Prize: $8,000; 2nd Prize: $4,000; 3rd Prize: $2,000; Audience Choice Award $1,000; Judges Encouragement Award $300.  http://partners4thearts.org/vocal-competition-2021/ Applicants can apply for a waiver to this application fee by submitting financial documentation to Acceptd. Please, visit the Acceptd Support Desk for more information.

Published Mon Jan 11, 2021
Progressive Musicians' 2021 Online Festival Competition - $9,000 in prizes available

Online Festival Competition - $9,000 in prizes available Progressive Musicians is dedicated to helping musicians of all ages acheive there goals and advance artistically. Our online festival competition is the perfect opportunity for musicians of all ages to improve there performance/audition skills, get evaluations from professional musicians, gain performance experience, and win prize money. All semi-finalists will have the opportunity to sing in an online Masterclass.  Classical Voice Clinicians will be Lisa Layman, soprano & Brent Weber, tenor.  The Musical Theatre Voice clinician is Brian Usifer, Broadway and Tony Award Winning Musical Director, known for his work on Frozen & Kinky Boots. Prizes available for every division. Details on our website.

Published Sun Jan 10, 2021
The 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition: deadline extended!

The 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition is now accepting applications! Deadline EXTENDED: now 16 February 2021, preliminary and semifinal rounds completely virtual. 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 Jan 4, 2021
The 8th annual JTVA Vocal Competition is moving online for 2021!

APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED! The 8th annual JTVA Vocal Competition is moving online this year! We welcome exceptional singers in genres from opera, oratorio and art songs, to jazz, musical theater and cabaret standards. There are no specific age, education or residency requirements. Two levels of competition based on vocal experience are offered and ALL finalists receive a cash award. Awards total $50,000, as well as soloist performance opportunities with the Oakland Symphony and a music festival in Provence, France. Applications will be accepted only until February 13, 2021.

Published Sat Jan 2, 2021
Vocal Training in the Italian Belcanto Singing Tradition: the International School of the Voice 2021

We are proud to be the creators of the first structured sequential method of vocal training in the Italian Belcanto singing tradition. Our goal is to contribute to the world of the performing arts with exceptional and unique individuals, that through their voices and talent are not only highly adept at their craft, but consummate, extraordinary artists. Drawing from the legendary classical voice tradition of Belcanto, and past and living vocal masters, it is an exclusive and groundbreaking approach. The integration of Belcanto technique with ancient breathing practices and concentration exercises helps artists to expand their potential, and witness tangible self-growth of their artistic persona. www.InternationalSchooloftheVoice.com

Published Thu Dec 31, 2020
Summer Studio Applications: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2021

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO - Jun 24-Jul 22, 2021; DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE - Aug 4-29, 2021. Preliminary Deadline Jan 31, 2021: Role offers made on an ongoing basis. Prepare for the next step in your career. Join us in Weimar - sing a role in Le nozze di Figaro or Die Zaubeflöte, audition for agents, and immerse yourself in German language and culture. Our program 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 Thu Dec 17, 2020
Harold Haugh Light Opera Video Contest 2021: no entry fee or travel expenses!

Harold Haugh Light Opera Video Contest:  For 2021, due to the pandemic, the Competition will be replaced by the Light Opera Video Contest. Singers are invited to submit an original video, in which they perform a light opera number. It's a competition without an entry fee, and no travel expenses! Singers should concentrate on the ENTERTAINMENT aspect of the video, not just singing well. Include staging in your performance, and be creative. Judges look for expression, appropriate emotion and entertaining physicality. The most entertaining videos submitted will receive a cash award. First, $2,000, Second, $750, Third, $250.   Entry must include. • SONG TITLE • SHORT BIOGRAPHY • MAIL ADDRESS • PHONE NO. • EMAIL ADDRESS Deadline: March 20, 2021

Published Tue Dec 15, 2020