Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 2019 Summer Festival Season Auditions are coming up quickly! Pittsburgh Festival Opera's Young Professional Artist Program welcomes all ages to Pittsburgh to perform and live in our "neighborhood." YPAP's will have receive lessons, master classes, and coachings from top professionals in the industry, local and national. Previous teachers, coaches, and master classes have included: Brent McMunn, Kenneth Shaw, Mark Trawka, and many more.
Come join us next summer as we perform Wagner's The Valkyrie, two operas by Pittsburgh's own Mr. Fred Rogers, Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Richard Strauss's The Love of Danae! Roles open to Young Professional Artists in ALL shows.
Auditions for the Young Professional Artists Program and Mastersingers Project are being held in Los Angeles, CA, Denton, TX, Memphis, TN, Boston, MA, New York City, NY, and Pittsburgh, PA. Mastersingers Project applicants are especially encouraged to audition in Boston, MA, for Program Artistic Director and legendary Wagnerian Soprano, Jane Eaglen, between the hours of 12:00pm-8:00pm.