Audition Information

Application Deadline – October 31, 2017, 11:59pm

Applications submitted after this date will be accepted, but an audition time may not be available.
Late applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic audition (DVD or YouTube).


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS & FORM

Please click here for Singers & here for Pianists

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

FOR SINGERS

Please note: Singers must provide their own accompanist.

TEN-DAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

  1. One aria or music theatre solo
  2. One art song (any language or style is acceptable)

FIVE-WEEK APPRENTICE PROGRAM

  1. One Gilbert & Sullivan song or Musical Theatre Selection
  2. One art song (any language or style is acceptable)
  3. One aria of your choice

SIX-WEEK OPERATIC EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM

  1. One art song of your choice
  2. One Italian aria
  3. One non-Italian aria (Please provide contrasting styles and tempi. No Oratorio.)
  4. One English aria, or a music theatre selection
    • A second art song may replace one of your arias
  5. One poem, sonnet or monologue (classic or contemporary) no longer than 2 minutes
    • You may also choose to perform the spoken text of an aria

SIX-WEEK MUSIC THEATRE EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM

One song from each of the following eras:

  1. Tin Pan Alley era (1920 – 1949) (Composers such as Berlin, Kern, Gershwin, Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Weill, etc.)
  2. The Golden Age (1943-1965) (Composers such as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Bock and Harnick, etc.)
  3. Contemporary Musical Theatre repertoire (1966 – present day) (Composers such as Kander and Ebb, Schwartz, Finn, Guettel, Pasek & Paul, etc.)
  4. A Sondheim selection.
  5. A 2-minute monologue (Classical or contemporary)

FOR PIANISTS

Please note: Pianists must provide their own singers.

SIX WEEK COLLABORATIVE PIANIST PROGRAM

  1. The following is to be prepared in a collaborative performance WITH A SINGER*:
    • 2 contrasting arias
    • 1 art song
  2. A short sight reading excerpt provided at the audition

TOUR DATES

*subject to numbers applying

Edmonton, AB – November 4, 2017 (evening)
New York, NY – November 12, 2017
Montreal, QC – November 13, 2017
Toronto, ON – November 14 & 15, 2017
London, ON – November 16, 2017
Winnipeg, MB – November 17, 2017
Calgary, AB – November 18, 2017(afternoon)
Vancouver, BC – November 18, 2017 (evening)
Victoria, BC – November 19, 2017
Saskatoon, SK – November 20, 2017 (early afternoon)