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The Eurasia Festival Virtual Opera Institute 2020: deadline May 29

The Eurasia Festival Virtual Opera Institute will offer singers from all over the world a unique opportunity to study roles from Tchaikovsky’s operas.   Auditions are NOT required. Please submit a form of interest.   The study program includes:   ·Group diction classes via Zoom ·Individual coachings via Zoom (Please note: All piano accompaniment will be pre-recorded and sent to singers for use during coachings) ·Total Fee: $500 per session (4 weeks) ·Optional: Post COVID-19, run through your role with Maestro Sydykov at Eurasia Cultural Center in NYC. This option is good through May 2021 and is contingent on health and travel regulations.    Role study sessions and repertoire:   Eugene Onegin - June 3-28; Iolanta - July 1-26; Pique Dame - August 5-30.

Published Mon May 18, 2020
Balance Arts Center's Online Summer Intensives 2020: weekly programs begin June 1

Discover how to optimize your full singing potential, refine your artistry, and bring your whole self to the present moment with Balance Arts Center's Online Summer Intensives based in the Alexander Technique.  Join us this summer for weeklong intensives that are designed for singers who want to deepen their understanding and embodiment of the Alexander Technique and take their craft to the next level. Through multidisciplinary group work and private sessions you will get a big-picture understanding of how the AT process can help you grow in every aspect of your life and art form. Choose from over 30 internationally renowned singers and vocal coaches to study with privately and in group classes.

Published Sat May 16, 2020
International Lyric Academy 2020: Applications still accepted

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2020, Celebrating 26 years in operation, is announcing the next round of auditions through United States. Please apply online at www.internationallyricacademy.com. Full Opera productions include Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini and The Old Maid and the Thief by G. Menotti. We offer also Opera Marathon with Orchestra, Opera Scenes Program, Musical Theater Program, Ensemble Program, Concert Program, Italian lessons, Voice lessons, Master Classes and much more! Come to immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy!!

Published Mon Mar 30, 2020
Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2020: Apply now!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival now in its 7th season, offers the most advanced and complete training.  5 weeks of training in the heart of the Mediterranean on the island of Sicily with conductors, coaches and voice instructors from The Metropolitan Opera, ROH Covent Garden, and Vienna Staatsoper.  Performing a major role with orchestra (La Boheme, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi) completes the intensive training, giving participants a complete learning experience.  June 21-July 27.

Published Thu Mar 26, 2020
2021 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera: Apply Now!

Women Conductors from around the world are invited to apply to the sixth residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera. This year's residency will take place in Dallas from February 8 to February 19, 2021. The program will include hands on conducting opportunities with the Dallas Opera Orchestra, masterclasses with Emmanuel Villaume and Nicole Paeiment, and seminars with prominent leaders in classical music and opera. For more information please visit our website at https://dallasopera.org/community/artist-development/hart-institute/

Published Wed Mar 25, 2020
Prague Summer Nights 2020: In search of a few good men!

In search of a few good men! Prague Summer Nights is casting for select roles in Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro for this summer’s double-cast, fully-staged with orchestra productions in the historic Estates Theatre. Mozart led the premiere of Don Giovanni in this jewel box house, the only theater left standing where Mozart conducted. Apply for the festival and scholarships at PragueSummerNights.com. Receive expert training, perform scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček as well as standard repertoire by Puccini, Bizet and Verdi, and sing in a cabaret at a historic jazz club. Join us in Europe for a month you will never forget!

Published Tue Mar 24, 2020
Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka 2020: Apply now!

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka is held in Japan once three years to commemorate the world-famous prima donna, MIURA Tamaki. This competition aims to discover young talented musicians and give a boost their careers in the field of vocal music. The 9th competition will be held from October 31 to November 8, 2020. We are now accepting applications!  1st Prize-3,000,000yen, 2nd Prize-1,500,000yen, 3rd Prize-750,000yen. Hotel accommodation charges will be covered by the organizer and financial support for travelling can be provided under certain conditions. For more details including competition guidelines and application forms, please visit our website at https://www.suac.ac.jp/opera-en/

Published Mon Mar 16, 2020
TODAY: FINAL DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY - MARCH 15th

Berlin Opera Academy is the premiere European opera training program providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world. Perform a role with orchestra in BOA 2020 Festival; Audition for agents for individualized feedback; Intensive instruction with faculty active at the MET to major German houses; Learn how to get hired through personal mentorship & career workshops; German Language Courses; Accommodation in Berlin; Over €150k in scholarship available. Die Zauberflöte •  Hänsel und Gretel • Die Fledermaus •  Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi. Application & Scholarship Information at www.berlinoperaacademy.com

Published Sun Mar 15, 2020
NOW CASTING SELECT ROLES (See website): Varna International Opera Academy 2020

Varna International Opera Academy 2020: Bulgaria: May 25 to June 22, 2020. NOW CASTING SELECT ROLES (See website): Rossini's Stabat Mater – Concert Style; J Strauss' Die Fledermaus – Fully-staged (in English); Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann – Fully-staged (In French); Rogers & Hammerstein's A Grand Night for Singing. This is the opportunity you have been looking for! To perform in fully-staged productions of Die Fledermaus, Tales of Hoffman, and our musical with a professional orchestra in the enchanting country of Bulgaria! Auditions are now underway for this Opera Academy combining prestigious performance opportunities with world-class training under the tutelage of internationally renowned faculty. Full details and applications forms at: https://varnainternational.com/vima2020/ or contact us at office@varnainternational.com or 803-545-4166.

Published Sat Mar 14, 2020
Lyric Opera Studio Weimar Summer Studio 2020: Final deadline 3/15

LA CENERENTOLA - Jun 24-Jul 23, 2020; DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE - Aug 4-29, 2020; Final Deadline March 15, 2020. Are you ready to take the next step in building your career? Curious about what it takes to sing and live in Germany? Join us in historic Weimar - sing a role in a fully-staged opera, audition for agents, and immerse yourself in German language and culture. Our comprehensive program focuses on the German theatre system and offers intensive training in singing, diction, stagecraft and rehearsal process, masterclasses, individual lessons and daily German language classes, as well as audition and career management workshops. Our alumni work in theatres all over Germany! Learn more and apply at www.lyricoperastudioweimar.com. Scholarships available

Published Fri Mar 13, 2020