Young Artist Programs – Singer Application

Application Deadlines

Audition Cities Oct 26- Nov 3: October 15, 2019

Audition Cities Nov 10- 16: October 31, 2019

Applications submitted after this date will be accepted, but an audition will not be guaranteed.  
Late applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic audition (DVD or YouTube).
All applicants will receive written feedback from their audition within one month of the audition date.

Singer Application Requirements

A complete application package for Singers will include:

  • A fully completed application form below.
  • A web resolution headshot with a maximum filesize of 2 MB
  • A current one page résumé or CV. (Please be sure to list any and all union affiliations.)
  • A 250-word statement on why you have chosen NUOVA’s programs and what you are wanting to accomplish with further intensive training.
  • TWO references (no letters) are required.  One reference MUST come from the applicant’s main voice instructor. A second may be provided by a voice coach, conductor, opera stage director, general director or other artistic professional. Applicants must have permission from their references to provide NUOVA with their name, title, phone number and email. References must be available to provide further information regarding the applicant.
  • If applying for a scholarship or bursary, include all fully completed items described on the Scholarship / Bursary application form located here. This link will also be in the email confirmation you will receive after submitting your application.
  • A non-refundable application fee. An audition time will not be secured until payment is received. Payment can be made by calling the Opera NUOVA office at 780-487-4844 or online.Only one $45 application fee is required if applicant is applying to multiple programs.
    • 10 Day Applicants – $30
    • Four and Six Week Applicants – $45
    • NYC Audition Applicants – $45 USD ($60 CAD)
    • DVD/YouTube submissions – $35

Applicants who are unable to attend a live audition may submit one of the following

  • DVD:
    Opera NUOVA
    15123 43 Ave NW
    Edmonton, AB T6H 5L7
    DVD’s must arrive by October 31, 2019.
  • YouTube link in the application form

Audition Requirements please click here

PLEASE NOTE: Singers must provide their own Pianists.

2020 Young Artist Programs:
Singer Application Form

Please complete the following form in full, including all file attachments where indicated below.

Incomplete forms will not be processed & an audition time will not be secured until payment is received.

If you have issues submitting your application through this page, or have any questions please email Sarah Austin at with any questions regarding this application.

Singer Application



    Please select all programs for which you wish to be considered
  • PLEASE NOTE: Subject to numbers applying
  • We will do our best to accommodate.
  • Please detail your pianist so we can schedule them efficiently. If unknown at this time, enter Unknown
  • MUSICAL AUTHORITY REFERENCE: contact information

    Applicants MUST have permission from their references to provide NUOVA with the information listed below. References must be available for further information regarding the applicant.
  • eg: Main Voice Teacher, Vocal Coach, Director of Opera NUOVA etc.
  • eg: Main Voice Teacher, Vocal Coach, Director of Opera NUOVA etc.

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt.
    why have you chosen NUOVA's programs? What are your goals?
  • DVD's may be submitted to:Opera NUOVA 15123 43 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T6H 5L7Or submit a YouTube Link above