2020 Trentino Lirica Opera Studio: deadline March 15

2020 Trentino Lirica Opera Studio organize the audition for selecting all roles of G.Verdi's Rigoletto in a full operatic production with two performances accompanied by professional orchestra, in a complete staging, costumes at Teatro Villazzano di Trento at the capital city of Trento in Italy, application is open to the opera singers and the accompanying pianisti with no age limit and all nationalities, will be selected two cast for each role and maxim 20 singers and 4 pianisti to partecipate to the program, application by video/audio recording is totale free, we aslo offer the scholarship and  the deadline is 15 March 2020. Email: website:

Published Sun Mar 8, 2020
Vienna Vocal Academy 2020: Apply by April 15

Vienna Vocal Program June 19-29, 2020 is an exclusive musical and cultural training program for classical voice students and emerging artists featuring distinguishd faculty Linda Watson & Christian Koch. SINGERS RECEIVE: career consulations with artist managers & consultants; opportunities to perform in Vienna; master classes + Q&A with American soprano Linda Watson & Austrian conductor/pianist Christian Koch who has accompanied Thomas Hampson, Luca Pisaroni, & Michael Schade; private tours of musical venues with artistic directors i.e. Matthias Naske/Wiener Konzerthaus. Hosted by Voice Academy SOL & TAKE THIS WALTZ. Visit website for full program details. Location: Vienna, Austria at VIE No age limit Apply by April 15, 2020 -

Published Sun Mar 8, 2020
ASPSNY's 2020 Competition and 10 Masterclasses: Deadlines approaching!

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for The Art Song Preservation Society Festival hosted by The Manhattan School of Music. Be a part of our 10-year anniversary celebration! Mary Trueman Art Song Vocal Competition deadline: March 15th Masterclass application deadline: April 30th The Art Song Preservation Society turns 10! This year, we also present the competitive Mary Trueman Art Song Vocal Competition. The finals will be held in a recital format before the public on Saturday, 5/30/20 at 1pm in Greenfield Auditorium at The Manhattan School of Music.  Apply TODAY!

Published Fri Mar 6, 2020
Nightingale Opera Theatre Young Artist Program 2020: Deadline 3/17

This summer, Nightingale Opera Theatre will mount a production of Jake Heggie's If I Were You. This new opera was commissioned and debuted in summer 2019 by the Merola Program through San Fransisco Opera. Mr. Heggie will be joining us during our second week for masterclasses and coachings. The program will also include performances of Heggie's art songs and portions from his other operas, as well as a rotation of masterclasses, lectures, and career classes in addition to private lessons, music coachings, acting coachings, and staging rehearsals. Selected participants will have the opportunity to work side by side with our composers' residency to bring additional new music to life.  Our program will occur June 22-July 11th in Hudson, Ohio!

Published Thu Mar 5, 2020
Deadline March 15: Rochester International Vocal Competition 2020!

Over the last 14 years, the Rochester International Vocal Competition has grown from a small regional contest to a world-renowned event helping to launch careers. Compete in front of a live audience and receive feedback from world-class judges as well as opportunities for cash prizes and solo performances with the Rochester Oratorio Society and other professional engagements. This year's distinguished panel of judges includes Robert Mirshak, Mirshak Artists Management and Susan Ashbaker of Tri-Cities Opera. Visit to learn more about our past winners and their recent performances. Apply by March 15, 2020, at

Published Thu Mar 5, 2020
Deadline approaching: 2020 Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition

Deadline Approaching: Apply Today for the 2020 Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition The Jensen Foundation supports America’s most promising young opera professionals with its annual Vocal Competition. Singers compete for their share of $40,000 in awards, including a $15,000 First Place award. The 2020 competition takes place at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City May 11-16. The singing environment is well-organized and supportive, with professional accompanists and preliminary judges. Twelve finalists are chosen to perform before the Finals Judges who are distinguished in the world of opera. After the competition, finalists may request feedback from the judges. Apply by Sunday, March 15 to join us in New York this May!

Published Wed Mar 4, 2020
The Handel Aria Competition 2020: Deadline April 1

The Handel Aria Competition was created to promote the performance of Handel’s vast vocal repertoire. The final round will take place on Friday June 5, 2020 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music, accompanied by an ensemble of period instruments.   Contestants must be 18-35 years old as of the day of the finals. Past finalists are eligible to audition, with the exception of first prize winners. Judges: John Holiday, countertenor with Metropolitan Opera, LA Opera; David Ronis, Director of Opera at UW-Madison Mead-Witter School of Music; Alessandra Visconti, Italian coach at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Northwestern University. Application deadline: April 1, 2020. For more info, please visit:

Published Mon Mar 2, 2020
Deadline Extended: iSING! International Young Artists Festival 2020

Extended deadline: March 25: iSING! Festival - A Life-Changing Experience. The iSING! Festival is the first-ever festival dedicated to the vocal arts in China. In its 10th season iSING! is a 4-week full-scholarship training program offers coachings in both Western and Chinese repertoire with coaches from major opera houses around the world, Mandarin lessons and immersion in an “East Meets West” cultural exchange.  The 2020 Program presents a history-making concert of original compositions set to Tang Dynasty poem - the first time such a concert is commissioned and produced. Singers will have the opportunity to perform with orchestra and participate in the creation process of this one-of-a-kind concert. See listing for audition date updates.

Published Mon Mar 2, 2020
World class resident artist program in Italy: 20-21 Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

International announcement of selection for Opera singers – Young Artists Program 2020-21. Purpose: start and consolidation of the career of the opera singer. Period: From November 2020 to June 2021 (the work experience activities may be extended up to October 2021). YAP attendance fee: None. The attendance of the Young Artists Program is free. Scholarships: Euro 1,000 gross per month for each candidate admitted. Artistic Activity: The Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and partner institutions may offer contracts for participations in operas concerts of their musical seasons. Application deadline: May 4, 2020.

Published Sat Feb 29, 2020
Figaro Opera Society 2020: Study with Ramon Vargas, Barbara Frittoli and Bruno De Simone

Figaro Opera Society in Padua 2020: Masterclass and Opera Studio with Ramon Vargas, Barbara Frittoli and Bruno De Simone. The third season of the Figaro Opera Society is coming soon! this year we will be in Padova, thanks to the Conservatorio Padua and the teachers there who have great enthusiasm for this project. The full tuition includes participation in a semi-staged production of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the wonderful Odeo Cornaro in Padua and at the Teatro Palladium in Rome, stage director Mirko Michelon. to learn more about our faculty and our teaching methods. We are based in Padua, Conservatorio Pollini visit our website & Youtube Channel.

Published Fri Feb 28, 2020