Studio Artist Program Auditions

THANK YOU FOR EVERYONE WHO AUDITIONED FOR SUMMER 2017.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY THROUGH YAP TRACKER.
all applications must be submitted by February 15, 2017

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING MANY WONDERFUL SINGERS!

At Opera Maine, emerging professional singers master their craft through performance. Each member of the Opera Maine Studio Artist Program has the opportunity to sing in four performances of the Studio Artist Opera Production. They also will have roles in the mainstage production with opportunities to cover supporting roles alongside Metropolitan Opera singers at the premier summer opera company in New England. Housing in beautiful Portland, Maine is provided with competitive pay.

In 2016 The Studio Artist Program featured The Medium, by Gian Carlo Menotti, with music direction by Timothy Steele and directed by Richard Gammon. Singers selected also performed as understudies and members of the ensemble in the mainstage production of Carmen on July 27 and 29 in Merrill Auditorium under the direction of Dona D. Vaughn with Maestro Stephen Lord conducting. Singers arrived on June 26 to begin rehearsals for the Young Artist Program.

Compensation:
Studio Artist Program stipend provided. Separate fees for performing in the Chorus and/or comprimario roles are available. Housing provided for non-local Studio Artists.

Submission of Materials:
Opera Maine will be using YAP Tracker to receive applicant materials for the Studio Artist Program.

You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details). Registration can be completed at http://www.yaptracker.com.

Alternatively, completed applications (application form, resume, headshot, and audio/video recordings) can be submitted by snail mail to Opera Maine, Studio Artist Auditions, P.O. Box 7733, Portland, ME, 04112.

2017 Deadline: Friday February 15, 2017

Please contact Caroline Musica Koelker at operamaine@operamaine.com with any questions regarding application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.