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International Opera Academy

International Opera Academy

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May 8, 2022

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International Opera Academy

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Students eligible to register for the selection process must not be older than 32 and must have completed a programme in classical singing or piano (Bachelor or Master) OR have equivalent experience, upon the start of the next IOA academic year.  

Program Information
Who should audition?
- If you are looking for an up-to-date program responding to the demanding and selective reality of the professional opera world.
- If you want to participate in several productions/concerts with orchestra.
- If you want to be taught by internationally acclaimed teachers and masters, who closely follow your trajectory to become a successful singer/repetiteur, then we invite you to apply for auditions at the International Opera Academy, in the beautiful, vibrant and historical city of Ghent.


The following aspects are taken into consideration in the jury’s review throughout auditions: 
- Musical (singing/piano) technique:
- Students are able to ‘decipher’ a score’s musical line quickly and fluently; 
- Students understand the score’s expression and other indications; 
- Students possess the technical potential to sing the arias and ensembles of the repertoire within their respective Fach; 
- Students demonstrate a basic knowledge of the existence and content of different musical styles (baroque, classicism, etc.; ‘national’ styles; specific composers’ styles).
- Language knowledge (in communication and in used repertoire): 
- Students are able to express themselves fluently in English; 
- Students demonstrate basic levels (esp. regarding musical diction and expression) of Italian, French, German and English. 
- Interpretation; 
- Presentation (posture, stage presence); 
- Growing potential;  
- Motivation. 

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Audition Information

Audition Locations and Dates
Virtual: Sun 8th May 2022
Ghent Belgium: Tue 17th May 2022

We offer two options:
- A live audition at the IOA in Ghent (recommended);
- An online video audition, for applicants who cannot travel to Ghent or live outside of Europe.

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Training Program
Classical Voice

Application Details

Sunday, May 8, 2022
Fee: $

Opportunity Dates

Start Date:
Saturday, October 1, 2022
End Date:
Monday, July 31, 2023

Location Details

IOA Bijlokekaai 6, 9000 Gent, Belgium

IOA Bijlokekaai 6, 9000 Gent, Belgium

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