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YOUNG ARTISTS AUDITIONS



DATES AND LOCATIONS

Auditions will occur in three forms: video, online, or live in accordance with location and availability.

  • Feb 29 and March 1 – Virginia, James Madison University
  • *March 3 – Ohio, Western Reserve Academy (WRA students only)
  • March 16 – Ohio, Kent State University
  • Other audition locations TBD

Audition deadline: Deadline for initial casting consideration is Tuesday, March 17, 2020.


REQUIREMENTS

SINGERS:

  • Audition Online, Live, or Submit recordings.
  • Please prepare two arias, one in English and the other in the language of your choice.
  • Heggie art songs or arias can be submitted as an optional third selection.

COLLABORATIVE PIANISTS:

  • The accompaniment of two American arias composed in the 21st Century is required.
  • *For special consideration all or portions of Jake Heggie's operatic and/or art song compositions.

COMPOSERS:

  • A pdf score and recording (can be midi) of one art song, aria, or opera scene that you have composed in English.
  • You may submit up to three scores and recordings for consideration.
  • Note: the songs, arias, or scenes submitted may, but do not have to be, the same you work on during the residency.

INVESTMENT

  • Application fee: $25
  • Singer and Studio Artist Tuition: $970
    • Down payment due upon program acceptance and registration: $500
  • Collaborative Pianists: $700
  • Composers: $350
  • Final payment is due May 1, 2020

Limited scholarships are available.



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