SROpera Young Artist Auditions
2019-2020 SRO Young Artist Program Auditions will be Saturday, September 7th from 10AM onwards in Drury University's Clara Thompson Hall (900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802). Complete information coming soon.
Part of the SRO's commitment to music education and arts advocacy, the Young Artist program provides aspiring opera performers valuable opportunities including:
-3 Masterclasses yearly with professional opera artists
-Professional development coaching and mentorship
-Membership in the SRO Chorus
-Consideration for minor MainStage roles when available/appropriate
-Consideration for understudy opportunities when appropriate
-Solo performance opportunities at SRO events
-Two arias or art songs in two languages (one must be Italian)
-Completion of the form below (including resume and cover photo)
1. You will be scheduled for an 8 minute audition--we cannot adjust or hold time slots
2. SRO will provide an accompanist for your audition--please bring piano parts for your repertoire
NOTE-The SRO does not offer compensation of any kind for Young Artist participants. Potential Young Artists should either be residents of SW Missouri or willing to travel to-and-from Springfield for full-time participation in all YA activities.