Now Accepting 2018 Summer Applications

Please send the form and required audition materials to: lappalainen@midamerica-music.com

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The Greek Opera Studio (GOS) in association with the International Festival of the Aegean, announces it’s Summer Program for the 2018 Season

DATES:

Summer Program June 30th – July 26th, 2018

The program is based in Hermoupolis Greece which is located on the island of Syros, the capitol of the Cyclades near Mykonos. This Summer Program provides performance opportunities with both orchestra and piano merging with professional artists, as well as student performances on the Island. At the University of the Aegean, GOS students receive Private Voice Lessons, Coachings, Language, Master Classes, Dance, Movement, Stage Development, and Lectures with International Artists and teachers who have performed on some of the worlds greatest stages. Click here to learn more about Syros, Greece!

We are accepting online submissions at this time.

CASTING:

The participants will be selected to cover leading roles and sing small roles in the main stage festival opera. The Greek Opera Studio young artists will also perform a full production of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Rossini’s La Cenerentola, including one full cast and covers. It is also possible to feature an Apprentice conductor and an Apprentice pianist in performances with the young artists. The Greek Opera Studio singers will also be able to sing and work with Lieder specialists from Vienna and London, preparing the annual Lieder Abend. This merging of professionals and the studio, allows the GOS participants to be in direct contact with international artists and rehearsals on a daily basis. The final performance of the International Festival of the Aegean will be the GREEK OPERA STUDIO GALA, a presentation of staged scenes for all Greek Opera Studio participants featuring suited to the young artists, which has a huge interest for the Festival public. Additional performances include Oratorio Concerts, positions as soloists and covers in choir- and orchestra concerts of the International Festival of the Aegean, a Musical Theater performance and Aria concerts around the island.

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

500 Euro Non-Refundable Deposit paid to MidAmerica Productions c/o Greek Opera Studio. Address: 39 Broadway, Suite 3600 (36th Floor) New York, NY 10006 by February 1st. Each month, we encourage the accepted participants to send the official deposits which would end by June 1st, 2018. This is when all payments must be paid in full. The Greek Opera Studio provides scholarships and study grants based on the assignments and financial circumstances of each individual artist. The official fee which includes hotel double occupancy, breakfast, vocal lessons, private coaching’s, master classes, acting classes, language, and performance opportunities throughout the month in Greece is based on a 3,000 Euro fee.

NOTE: All deposits made to GOS are not refundable. The Greek Opera Studio is under the umbrella of the International Festival of the Aegean produced by Midam International, the European sister company of MidAmerica Productions based in New York. All rules and regulations for all organizations are the same.