Deadline March 15! Boston Conservatory Opera Intensive at Valencia 2020

For three weeks this summer, aspiring young opera singers from around the world will come together at the Valencia campus to participate in the Boston Conservatory Opera Intensive at Valencia. Sponsored by Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music's campus in Valencia, this unique program offers talented singers the opportunity to hone their technical skills with world-class faculty, gain valuable performance experience in a variety of settings, learn how to build and maintain a career in opera, and connect with industry professionals.

Published Sun Feb 16, 2020
The 2020 Ensemble OrQuesta Opera Academies (UK): applications open!

Since 2014 Ensemble OrQuesta have run high-quality Opera Academies four times a year in the UK. Under the guidance of multi-skilled professionals led by Marcio da Silva and Stephanie Gurga, young singers benefit from rigorous tuition and training with coaching in technique, language, style, stagecraft, and movement. The programme culminates in two fully staged public performances accompanied by a professional ensemble. Several productions starring EO alumni have grown from these academies, receiving critical acclaim in fringe venues such as the Grimeborn Opera Festival, Arcola Theatre, and The Cockpit. Roles allocated on a rolling basis as applications are received. 2020 Operas: Teseo | Le Nozze di Figaro | Cephale et Procris. Fees: £650-£750

Published Sat Feb 15, 2020
Apply by March 15: Schmidt Vocal Institute (SVI) 2020

Talented high school singers from across the country who are ready to take the plunge into this two-week immersive experience will enjoy lessons and coachings with esteemed professional artists, master classes with world-renowned performers, and dorm living with like-minded musicians. Located at Miami University of Ohio, the Schmidt Vocal Institute is a program of Schmidt Vocal Arts.  2020 guest faculty include Denyce Graves (Metropolitan Opera/Peabody Institute), J.J. Penna (New England Conservatory/The Juilliard School), and Craig Terry (Lyric Opera of Chicago/Ryan Opera Center), who will also perform with singers in the final concert! Apply by March 15, 2020 at for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! 

Published Sat Feb 15, 2020
Greve Opera Academy 2020: Deadline March 1

GREVE OPERA ACADEMY  June 8 - July 4, 2020, A program for singers seeking the opportunity to perform roles in fully staged opera productions with professional orchestra. We focus on providing artistic excellence and the practical professional experience. This year will feature Don Giovanni and other performances in Greve and Florence. Additional works considered: Didio & Aeneas; Orfeo & Euridice; Giulio Cesare. A date for a live audition by email. First deadline: March 1. We will extend the deadline if roles are open.  In addition to the career-building, role preparation and invaluable performance opportunities, lifelong friendships have been forged in the idyllic Tuscan surroundings.

Published Fri Feb 14, 2020
Angels Vocal Art 2020: ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!

ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT! Auditions & Casting for Los Angeles Summer Opera Intensive Last chance to apply! Casting will start immediately following the auditions! Two FULL productions in one summer: Menotti’s THE CONSUL and OPERA POTPOURRI, all fully staged with professional orchestra!  Roles for both Emerging Professional Artists and Studio Artists! All voice types are welcome!  Now offering an opportunity to create a complete professional audition package, including a recording session resulting in a polished, professional audition video! "I’m leaving inspired, full of passion with new skills to share with the world." "It was the most positive operatic experience I have ever had." "The experience was eye-opening and life changing."

Published Fri Feb 14, 2020
International Opera Masterclass in the Czech Republic July 2020: Apply now!

Welcome to the International Opera Masterclass in the Czech Republic! The masterclass will be held in Ceske Budejovice from the 10th to the 17th of July of 2020. The curriculum is focused on improving vocal techniques featured in classical and romantic styles. Participants will work with leading opera singers from a diverse set of prestigious operas ranging from the National Theatre in Prague, the Mariinsky Theatre of St. Petersburg to the New York Metropolitan Opera. All rehearsals and the final concert with the professional orchestra will be video recorded. Operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Dvorak, and Smetana are listed in the repertoire. More here. Please contact Elena Kalinovska at with any questions.

Published Thu Feb 13, 2020
May 2020 Alexander Technique and Singing Intensive: one week left to apply!

One week left until AT Singing's Alexander Technique and Singing Intensive application deadline of February 15th! Apply today and discover how the Alexander Technique can help you sing with the freedom and ease you always dreamed was possible. There is no fee to apply, no age limit, we accept video applications, and provide a pianist at auditions free of charge.

Published Mon Feb 10, 2020
The Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition 2020: deadline 2/16

The Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition is open to professional and pre-professional singers who have completed, or are engaged in completing, a musical education suitable for the operatic stage. To be eligible, singers must be between the ages of 22 and 35 on the day of the finals (May 3, 2020). Current full-time employees of Opera Columbus and past Cooper-Bing Competition finalists are ineligible to audition. Deadline: February 16, 2020  Date of Finals Competition: May 3, 2020 Location: Columbus, OH USA

Published Mon Feb 10, 2020
Canada's largest summer opera festival: The Halifax Summer Opera Festival 2020

The Halifax Summer Opera Festival is Canada's largest summer opera festival and educational workshop. We're a friendly, supportive program that focuses on empowering young artists with practical stage experience. We are now entering our second round of casting. We invite singers to apply for our 16th season, for available roles in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Blow's Venus and Adonis, Poulenc's Les dialogues des carmélites and Weill's Threepenny Opera. We're also offering an Art Song Intensive combined with chorus work in Carmelites. July 18 to August 16, 2020. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, No age limit or citizenship requirements, Distance applications accepted until all roles are cast.

Published Sun Feb 9, 2020
Auditioning now: TCU Artist Diploma-Voice

This is a two-year program designed for singers to transition from academia to a national and/or international performing career.  The TCU Artist Diploma program offers weekly individualized voice instruction, vocal coaching, language/diction seminars, acting training and performance opportunities in opera, concert and solo repertoire.  In the final semester of study, Artist Diploma candidates receive digital press kits and present a showcase in New York City for casting directors, agents and industry professionals.   Auditions in New York and Fort Worth happening now! Apply today.

Published Sat Feb 8, 2020