Auditions in each city are limited to 40 applicants.
- An accompanist is provided for the audition. You may also bring your own accompanist if you prefer.
- All participants will be notified of their acceptance no later than April 1.
Program directors, Laura Brooks Rice and Christopher Arneson, are present at all auditions. Past audition, advisors have included Gianna Rolandi, Lenore Rosenberg, Robin Thompson, Paul Kilmer, Diane Zola, Kathleen Kelly, Jay Lesenger, John Douglas, Susan Ashbaker, Allison Voth, Sheri Greenawald, Erie Mills, Nicholas Russell, Donald Nally, Matthew Polenzani, and Daniel Beckwith.
If you have any questions about your application, please contact Westminster’s Continuing Education Office at 609-924-7416 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For CoOPERAtive Fellows
Four contrasting opera arias. One must be by Mozart
For CoOPERAtive Young Artists
1 German Lied, 1 French Melodie, 1 American Song, 1 Operatic Aria
For CoOPERAtive Collaborative Pianists
1 Mozart aria with recitative, 1 Bel canto aria, 1 American aria, 1 R. Strauss aria
2015 Audition Dates & Locations
(Auditions in Shanghai are by appointment only. Please call the Westminster Office of Continuing Education 609-924-7416)
January 10 - Princeton NJ
Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
January 10 – Houston TX
Houston Grand Opera
Wortham Theater Center
550 Prarie Street
Houston, TX 77002
January 11 – San Francisco, CA
Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall (San Francisco Opera)
300 Franklin Street (at Hayes Street)
San Francisco, CA
January 13 - Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University
600 W. College Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32306
Via live stream
January 18 - New York, NY
Opera America Building
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
January 24 – Oberlin, OH
39 W, College St
Oberlin, OH 44074
February 1 - Video Submission
All video submissions must be uploaded to YapTracker only.