MWO Vocal Competition Emerging Artist 2018
Before you fill out any of this application, please click on the "Pay Now" PayPal icon directly above this application form, in order to make your $45 application fee payment. Then take that PayPal transaction number and type it into the application field below denoted "PayPal transaction number." Be sure to make the fee payment first, and then fill out the application with the transaction number, and finally click submit to finish the application process! Without this information your application will not be completed.
PLEASE NOTE: This year we are making two changes to our application process. Firstly, we are giving applicants the option to submit videos for the Preliminary Round (see more information below). Secondly, we are also allowing applicants to choose between: 1) Being considered for the Final Round with an in-person or online video audition, (with the expectation that you will need travel to Boston for the Final Round), OR 2) Choosing to only receive written feedback from the Preliminary Round (and therefore forego burdensome travel costs or not being able to attend the Final Round). Below you will be asked to choose one of those two options. Our goal is to make the experience as beneficial and accessible to singers as possible.
DATES AND TIMES:
This year's MetroWest Opera Vocal Competition for Emerging Artists Preliminary Round will be held Friday, March 2 from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and Saturday, March 3, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The Final Round will be held at 7:00pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018. All rounds will be held at Old West Church in Boston.
APPLICATION DUE DATE:
*All applications must be received by Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Applications are not complete until the $45 application fee is received.
Age restriction is 18 and older as of Saturday, March 3, 2018.
ONLINE VIDEO SUBMISSIONS:
For the FIRST TIME EVER we are offering ONLINE VIDEO SUBMISSIONS for those singers out of state and who cannot attend the Preliminary Round dates and times. ALL APPLICANTS will receive written feedback from our judging panel in the Preliminary Round.
Applications consisting of online video submissions must be received by Wednesday, February 7th 2018 at 11:59 PM, so as to give potential Finalists time to book travel.
Once your video is uploaded to your YouTube channel please copy and paste the link below in the field denoted "YouTube Video Submission Link" (Just below the PayPal Transaction ID field). You may have one video link with both contrasting arias OR you can paste two separate YouTube links. Whatever is easiest for you.
Two to four of the online video submissions will be chosen for the Final Round on March 3rd. You will be notified by Thursday, February 15th if you have been chosen for the Final Round on March 3rd. If you are able to attend the Preliminary Round in person, we highly recommend it, so as to give you the best experience and benefit from this audition process.
HOW TO UPLOAD TO YOUTUBE
If you are unfamiliar with YouTube and do not yet have a channel, you can watch this quick video tutorial to help you set up your account and upload your competition videos. Just copy the link text and paste in a new browser page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gpXk0xjBHI
CONTACT FROM METROWEST OPERA
Once your application is submitted, someone from the MetroWest Opera Team will reach out to you with an audition date and time.
*Note: All application registrations are final and non-refundable.
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Below choose one of the two options: One that confirms your interest and availability to compete in the Final Round if chosen. The other option confirms your participation in the Preliminary Round, and gives you the option to opt out of the Final Round, in particular due to schedule conflicts and the burden of travel expenses.
I would like to be considered for and am able to attend the Final Round on March 3rd in Boston, MA
I would like written feedback for this Preliminary Round, but choose not continue to the Final Round.
Please choose your top audition option/date (only select one)
Friday, March 2nd from 3:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00am-2:00pm
Online Video Submission (Now Due February 7th)
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YouTube Video Submission Link
YouTube Video Submission Link #2 (Optional)
Please copy and paste your bio and professional resume here
How did you hear about the MetroWest Opera Vocal Competition for Emerging Artists? (Click all that apply)
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Boston Singers' Resource
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