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General Information
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.

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.

Questions?
If you have any questions about your application, please contact Westminster’s Continuing Education Office at 609-924-7416 or e-mail cooperative@rider.edu.

Audition Requirements
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

2017 Tentative Audition Locations
New York
Princeton
San Francisco
Binghamton, NY
Rochester, NY
Ann Arbor, MI
Cleveland, OH
Chicago, IL
Tallahassee, FL