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New York Dramatic Voices' Summer Dramatic Role Preparation Intensive: deadline April 24!

Work one-on-one with top dramatic opera professionals to perfect a role from Tosca, Fidelio, Ariadne auf Naxos, Il Trovatore, or Lohengrin. Each participant receives character development classes with Anthony Laciura (MET Opera, HBO, Netflix), music and diction coaching with Matthew Lobaugh (LA Opera, Washington National Opera), and masterclasses with Greer Grimsley (MET Opera), Kathy Olsen (Encompass Arts), and Christin Byrdsong (Amazon Prime, HereTV). Program runs from July 12-24, 2021.  Application Deadline April 24 Read more at https://www.newyorkdramaticvoices.com/auditions

Published Mon Apr 12, 2021
Festival of International Opera-Italia 2021 online program: deadline 4/30!

Announcing our FIO ITALIA’s 2021 online summer opera program from the safety of your home: an exciting and innovative opportunity! FIO ITALIA offers opera and opera scenes performances, Italian language classes, masterclasses, coaching sessions, voice lessons, webinars, professional advice from industry experts, cultural experiences of Italy, and much more! Some of our confirmed guests include Mariella Devia, Barbara Frittoli, and Lawrence Brownlee.  We are thrilled with the inventive ways we will present our online festival. Connect to some of the most outstanding opera professionals this summer. Join FIO ITALIA!  Also, check out our upcoming Winter Season in Urbania, Italy. 

Published Sat Apr 10, 2021
Tuition-free world class training in Milan: Teatro alla Scala Academy Young Artist Program 2021-23

Sign up now for admission to the La Scala Opera Academy and your rightful place on stage! An exclusive tuition-free two-year program will let you hone your talents under the guidance of world-class artists, improve your Italian and stage skills, and work with the greatest contemporary performers. Don’t wait, admissions close on May 12 and you will need to prepare a video by then. Contact us for the complete course announcement with all the details and any other necessary information: infocorsi@accademialascala.it

Published Fri Apr 9, 2021
7Arts Company Summer Academy for Singers 2021: Apply now!

Perfect educational, performance and promotional opportunities for opera and classical song singers, combined with beautiful summer vacation, yoga and reiki treatments! Academic program: Voice lessons, Bel canto voice technique, diction, stage movement and acting, role preparation, Reiki treatments, human energy field and singing lecture and workshop and Yoga classes (optional). Teachers: Marco Balderi, conductor and director; Boris Martinovich, bass-baritone; Diane Martinovich, soprano, voice teacher, manager, Reiki Master; Hrvatka Kujundjic, yoga teacher. More information about the Summer Academy for Singers and scholarships can be found here: https://www.7artscompany.com/summer-academy-for-singers

Published Thu Apr 8, 2021
The Vaccai Project: Twelve weeks of guided practice beginning June 7

Bel Canto Boot Camp's signature course teaches the elements of bel canto singing based on Vaccai’s Metodo di canto. We use the trusted Vaccai method in an innovative way to refine each singer’s knowledge and practice of legato, registration, phrasing and dynamics, ornamentation and variation, historical notation practices, as well as Italian diction and poetic forms. New for Summer 2021 are Vaccai Interactive and Vaccai Intensive. Participation at any level is open to all singers without regard to age or ability. A great way to structure your practice for the summer!

Published Mon Mar 29, 2021
Deadline April 9: Lyric Opera Studio Weimar 2021

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO - Jun 24-Jul 22, 2021; DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE - Aug 4-29, 2021. Final Deadline April 9, 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 Mar 25, 2021
Sewanee OperaFest 2021: Deadline April 15!

Experience an unforgettable summer in Sewanee, Tennessee! The inaugural OperaFest brings together artists and leading experts from around the world for 4-weeks of private coaching, masterclasses, and professional development. During the festival, artists will perform in chamber concerts, opera excerpt programs, aria nights, and will collaborate with composers and instrumentalists on new works. Our program’s three artistic pillars: creation, collaboration, and mentorship aim to provide participants with an encouraging and welcoming environment. OperaFest 2021 will be offered in-person and will follow strict covid-19 protocols in accordance with the University of the South and government safety regulations. Program Director: Laura Brooks Rice Sewanee OperaFest is a program of the Sewanee Summer Music Festival.

Published Wed Mar 24, 2021
Apply by March 27: Young Artists of America Classical: Voice 2021

A uniquely designed 8-week program for the pre-professional classical vocalist who is looking to refine their skills in role preparation and presentation. Innovation is the name of the game for us in this digital age. So too, did Kurt Weill, Langston Hughes, and Elmer Rice innovate in 1946 when they collaborated to write the extraordinary American opera, STREET SCENE. With the complex, tragic, fun & funny cast of Street Scene as the focus of our Spring Session, guest director, Dan Wallace Miller will take us on a deep-dive into the tools required to build a three-dimensional character within a larger story. Join us at Young Artists of America Classical: Voice -- applications due 3/27/2021 by 11:59 p.m.

Published Wed Mar 17, 2021
The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2021 - deadline approaching!

The application window closes soon!  Are you the talented young singer we are looking for?  Apply before 1 April for the Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2021! In addition to cash prizes, exposure to the music industry and exciting concert opportunities, the participants can look forward to masterclasses and extensive career guidance by internationally renowned experts. Six singers will perform arias and duets in the grand finale at the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet on Friday 20 August 2021. Read more about the 2021 competition in the application form or on our website.

Published Mon Mar 15, 2021
Deadline March 15 Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival 2021

Experience an unforgettable summer in the Czech Republic. In the summer of 2021, Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival will return to the historic Estates Theatre with fully-staged productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro. Performances will be given with orchestra on the famous Josef Svoboda sets, and will feature professional costumes from the Czech National Opera. Singers will participate in an opera scenes program, featuring scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček and more.  The 2021 auditions will be online only. Still accepting applications for select female roles and all male roles. New Dates: July 5 - August 2. Apply now at praguesummernights.com. Deadline to apply is March 15.

Published Thu Mar 4, 2021