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: 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 with any questions. 

Published Thu Nov 19, 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,

Published Sun Nov 15, 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:

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 and check out our Social Media and YouTube channel! Don’t miss this incredible training and career-changing opportunity!

Published Thu Oct 29, 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
Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online: deadlines approaching!

CANTO OPERA STUDIO ONLINE: Introducing the Canto Opera Studio Online! Apply to take part in a monthly, intensive program with top of the line faculty. Each 3-day session consists of one-on-one coachings working on interpretation, repertoire, style as well as the art of performing online. This comprehensive program provides singers the opportunity to sing for distinguished, industry professionals. At the end of each session, singers will perform one-two arias for our guest artist, receive feedback plus a Q&A. There is a separate application for each session. Slots are limited, please pay attention to each session’s application deadline as they do vary. More detailed information on the Canto website:

Published Thu Oct 15, 2020
Opera Naples Resident Artists Program: apply by November 1!

Don't miss the November 1st deadline to apply to the Opera Naples Resident Artists Program!  This five week professional residency occuring February 7 through March 14, 2021 will feature the four selected artists in a Festival Under the Stars in performances of La Traviata and West Side Story (concert version) with orchestra at the beautiful Baker Park in Naples, FL.  Further your career by engaging in an intensive program of training and performance opportunities led by Artistic Director, Ramon Tebar.  Artists are provided a stipend and local housing. 

Published Mon Oct 12, 2020
Acting for the Singer with Mary Birnbaum: Sessions begin October 17!

Juilliard's Mary Birnbaum offers an online class for Opera and Musical Theater professionals who want to transcend technique and re-ignite their sense of play while singing.   Utilizing various aspects of the movement pedagogy developed by French physical theater master Jacques Lecoq this affordable workshop is designed especially for the virtual classroom in conjunction with New York's Movement Theater Studio. Sessions begin October 17.

Published Sat Oct 10, 2020
Michigan Opera Theatre Studio 2021-22: Deadline Approaching 10/12!

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE: Studio Artist Auditions, 21-22 Season. Deadline Approaching!   Oct. 12, 2020. MOT is working with other young artist programs on a coordinated virtual audition process this fall.  The Studio Artists of Michigan Opera Theatre gain valuable experience through myriad performance opportunities in MOT mainstage and Studio productions, and community events. They also benefit from advanced individual training and guidance from program director, Richard Leech and an array of world class professionals, guest artists, and coaches. Artists receive salary, health care benefits, and reimbursement for relocation, as well as a career development fund.   For More info:

Published Wed Oct 7, 2020