The Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program at Kentucky Opera 2020/21 Season Audition Information

Applications for the 2020/21 Season will be available via YAP Tracker June 20, 2019. All applications will be accepted via YAP Tracker. All applicants will be pre-screened prior to being awarded a live audition. Audition repertoire guidelines and program dates will be announced at that time. All repertoire is subject to change.

Studio Artist (Singers) participate in main stage productions as principal roles, cover roles, comprimario roles, and singing in the chorus. In addition, Studio Artists may sing in recitals, concerts, participate in master classes, and represent KO in various community and patron cultivation programs. For more information, please visit the Sandford Studio Artist Program webpage.

The Studio Artist Coach/Pianist works closely with the Studio Artist Music Director to prepare Studio Artist singers with roles and covers as well as develop their own répétiteur skills and techniques. The coach/pianist serves as a coach, rehearsal pianist and performance pianist in various capacities with the company. Projects include Kentucky Opera Chorus rehearsals, MainStage productions, recitals, masterclasses, and various community and patron cultivation programs. Specific audition repertoire requirements will be posted June 20, 2019. All applications will be accepted via Yap Tracker.

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Audition Calendar

November 2019
Louisville, KY & Cincinnati, OH
Specific dates and locations to be announced

December 2 & 3, 2019 
New York, NY
Shetler Studios