Application Information

Tuition and Accommodation

Tuition: $4,750 USD

Accommodation: $1,100 USD

Accommodation is for 28 nights based on double occupancy. This price includes breakfast, ground transportation, a welcome and farewell dinner.

Prague Summer Nights is open to students 18 and above.

Application Deadline

Applications are due 11:59 pm PST on January 20th, 2019.

Please email Festival Manager, Alexandra Plueckhan at alex@praguesummernights.com with questions regarding the application process.

Online Auditions

Online Auditions

To audition online, fill out the application form, and submit a link to a YouTube video of your audition. Vocalists should submit an audition video with piano accompaniment; instrumentalists should audition without piano. 
Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Financial aid for Prague Summer Nights is available and will be determined on a case by case basis. If you wish to be considered for financial aid, please submit your aid request by clicking here. 

Prague Summer Nights 2019 – Application

Application Fees:

All applications received must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of $50. If you are accepted to the Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Music Festival, you will receive an email notifying you of your acceptance. Additionally, you will receive a contract with the payment schedule, inclusions, exclusions, and all other pertinent information. We will begin to send out contracts by March 1.

Application Requirements

VOICE: resume, headshot, list of references, audition (live or video)

ORCHESTRA: resume, list of references, audition (live or video)

COACHING: resume, list of references, coaching video

CONDUCTING: cover letter, resume, list of references, conducting video

STAGE DIRECTOR: resume, list of references, interview (live or Skype)

ARTS ADMINISTRATION: cover letter, resume, list of references, interview (live or Skype)

Audition Repertoire

VOICE: Please prepare two (2) contrasting arias of your choice. Applicants who would like to be considered for principal roles must prepare an aria from that role.

ORCHESTRA: Please prepare one movement of a standard concerto and three (3) standard, contrasting orchestral excerpts.

*A pianist will be provided for voice auditions only. 

Live Auditions

check back for updates on dates and locations after October 15

Jan 12
Nashville, Tennessee
Location: Vanderbilt University

Jan 13
Lexington, Kentucky
Location: University of Kentucky, Schmidt Vocal Arts Center

Feb 1
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Location: University of Michigan

Feb 2
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Roosevelt University

Feb 7
Los Angeles, California
Location: University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music

Feb 9
New York, New York
Location: New York University, Steinhardt

Feb 16
Boston, Massachusetts 
Location: TBD

Feb 17
Rochester, New York
Location: Eastman School of Music

Feb 23
Bloomington, Indiana
Location: Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music