Audition Information

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).


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS & FORM

Please click here for Singers & here for Pianists

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

FOR SINGERS

Please note: Singers must provide their own pianist.

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
  4. 1 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 OPERATIC EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM

  1. One Italian aria
  2. One non-Italian aria or art song representing another langugae (Please provide contrasting styles and tempi. No Oratorio.)
  3. One English aria, music theatre, or operetta selection
  4. 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 (any song written after 2000) (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. Two contrasting arias to be prepared in a collaborative performance WITH A SINGER*:
  2. A short sight reading excerpt provided at the audition

TOUR DATES

*subject to numbers applying

Winnipeg, MB       Oct. 25 & 26

London, ON            Oct. 27

Victoria, BC            Oct. 30

Edmonton, AB       Nov. 2

Calgary, AB             Nov. 3

Lethbridge, AB      Nov. 3

Waterloo, ON        Nov. 10

Toronto, ON           Nov. 10 & 11

New York, NY        Nov. 12

Montréal, QC        Nov. 14 & 15

Ottawa, ON            Nov. 16