Offers will be made on an ongoing basis
Application Deadline is February 24, 2021.
The following opera roles are available:
Don Giovanni – accepting applications
Masetto – accepting applications
Commendatore – accepting applications
Leporello – accepting applications
Donna Anna – role filled
Donna Elvira – accepting applications
Zerlina – role filled
Don Ottavio – accepting applications
Count Almaviva – accepting applications
Countess Almaviva – role filled
Susanna – role filled
Figaro – accepting applications
Cherubino – role filled
Marcellina – accepting applications
Bartolo – accepting applications
Don Basilio – accepting applications
Don Curzio – accepting applications
Barbarina – accepting applications
Antonio – accepting applications
We are accepting applications for all orchestral instruments, conducting, coaching, stage directing and arts administration applicants.
*Tuition: $4,795 USD
*Accommodation: $1,195 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.
*Note: Same tuition and fees apply to all festival programs.
VOICE: resume, headshot, audition (video only)
ORCHESTRA: resume, audition (video only)
COACHING: resume, audition (video only)
CONDUCTING: cover letter, resume, conducting video
STAGE DIRECTOR: cover letter, resume, interview (Zoom)
ARTS ADMINISTRATION: cover letter, resume, interview (Zoom)
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.
All applicants will submit links to their audition videos. Singers should audition with piano or pre-recorded backing tracks; instrumentalists should audition without accompaniment.
OPERA: Please prepare two contrasting arias of your choice. Applicants who would like to be considered for principal roles should prepare an aria from that role.
ORCHESTRA: Please prepare one movement of a standard concerto or concert piece, along with three standard orchestral excerpts.
COACHING: Please prepare 1) a solo piano piece or chamber music selection and 2) an opera aria accompaniment. If it is not possible to submit an aria accompanying a singer, please submit only the accompaniment portion.
Opera Applicants: For the 2021 audition season, we are offering optional coaching sessions with our faculty, as well as recordings of piano parts for auditions for an additional $85. In your application form please select one of the two options below. Coaching sessions will be scheduled as requests are made and we will contact you to confirm scheduling and repertoire.
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