A combined professional training and performing program that takes place in Pittsburgh for four weeks from June 10 to July 21, 2013 as part of Opera Theater’s summer festival activities, intended for Resident, Featured, Young and Apprentice Artists (singers, pianists and stage directors) with opportunities for solo performance for all participants.
An online application is available at YAPtracker.com. Your application fee of $65 guarantees an audition or interview slot. For past SummerFest 2012 young artist participants, the application fee is waived.
Sunday, October 28, 5-10:30pm, Cohen Family Studio, Mary Emery Hall, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221
Tuesday, October 30, 4-10pm; Wednesday, October 31, 4-10pm, Opera Theater Pittsburgh, (Third Floor), 286 Main St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Friday November 9, 6-10pm, MU 123, Hargreaves Music Building, Ball State University
Saturday, November 10, 12-6pm and Sunday, November 11, 10am-4pm, MAB 109, Choral Room, Music Administration Building, Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, 711 Elgin Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-1200
Friday, November 16, 6-10pm; Saturday, November 17, 11am-10pm; Sunday November 18, 11am-10pm, Room 779, 35 West 4th St., New York, NY 10012; NYU Dept. of Music and Performing Arts, The Steinhardt School
Wednesday, November 28, 2-10pm; Room 129, Moores School of Music, University of Houston, 120 School of Music Bldg., Houston, TX 77204
Saturday, December 1, 10am-5pm, Sunday, December 2, 10am-5pm, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, Raubenheimer Music Building, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann–Retold (sung in English)
Mozart’s The Secret Gardener/La finta giardiniera (sung in English)
Night Caps International, a program of world premiere short contemporary miniature operas
Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music
Full and partial scholarships are available (Resident and Featured Artist tracks). Tuition starts at $2,000.
Did you know that Opera Theater also runs a voice competition, with monetary prizes and solo roles as appropriate offered to winners along with free places in the Resident Artists Program? See the Mildred Miller International Voice Competition page.
Apply for our French partner’s voice competition, an opportunity for emerging professional singers in France. SummerFest France 2013 is glad to draw your attention to Les Saisons de la Voix International Competition of Lyric Art in Gordes, in the Luberon area of Provence in France. Information in English or French.