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Pre-Screening

Applications for graduate study in voice require a pre-screening process, so applications must be submitted by the Priority deadline of December 1. Pre-screening materials must be submitted online using Acceptd. Submit video recordings of three selections from the audition repertory listed below. Following a faculty review, select applicants will be invited to campus for a full live audition. For questions about pre-screening and auditions, please contact Dr. Stephanie Tingler, chair of the voice area.

Live audition dates:

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  • Friday, January 17, 2020 
  • Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Saturday, February 8, 2020
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** For the 2019-2020 school year, the MM and DMA degree programs (non-Opera) have openings for all voices.

The opera program is currently accepting baritones.

 

Auditions

Voice graduate auditions (MM)

MM applicants must prepare six (6) memorized selections, to include:

  • One aria from the Baroque or Classical era including a recitative
  • One Romantic, 20th/21st-century aria in the original language
  • Four art songs or three art songs and another aria in the original language.

In addition to English, at least two other languages must be representated from Italian, French, and German. Other languages of expertise may be substituted. Arias in English must be selected from an opera or oratorio written in English, not a translation.

Voice graduate auditions (DMA)

DMA applicants must prepare eight (8) memorized selections, to include:

  • One aria from the Baroque or Classical era including a recitative
  • One Romantic aria
  • One 20th/21st-century aria in the original language
  • Four art songs or three art songs and another aria in the original language
  • An additional (unrestricted) selection.

In addition to English, at least three additional languages must represented from Italian, French, and German. Other languages of expertise may be substituted. Arias in English must be selected from an opera or oratorio written in English, not a translation.

For clarification and further information, please contact the appropriate applied faculty:

Gregory Broughton, tenor

Frederick Burchinal, baritone, opera studies

Veronique Burchinal

Elizabeth Knight, mezzo soprano

Stephanie Tinglersoprano

Kathryn Wrightopera coach