The Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program at Kentucky Opera 20/21 Season Audition Information

Applications for the 2021-2022 Season will be available through YAPTracker on August 3, 2020. All applicants will be pre-screened prior to being invited a live audition. Please refer to the application via Yaptracker for audition repertoire details. Deadline to apply is October 3, 2020.

20/21 Sandford Studio Artist Singer Application

Studio Artist (Singers) Sandford Studio Artists participate in mainstage productions as principal, comprimario and study cover roles as well as singing in the chorus. In addition, they participate in masterclasses, studio classes, workshops, lessons, and coachings and may perform in recitals, community engagement, marketing and patron cultivation events and performances.

20/21 Sandford Studio Artist Pianist and Coach Application

The Studio Artist Coach/Pianist works closely with the Music Director to coach and prepare the studio artist singers for mainstage productions in principal, comprimario and cover roles and chorus repertoire as well as develop their own répétiteur skills and techniques. The coach/pianist may serve as primary or secondary rehearsal pianist for the mainstage performances. The Studio Artist coach/pianist will also prepare the singers and serve as performance pianist for house auditions, engagement, marketing, and patron cultivation events and performances.

For program and audition information, please visit the Sandford Studio Artist Program webpage.

For questions please contact casting@kyopera.org.

Audition Calendar

To Be Announced on August 3, 2020.