Certified Panel Auditions

Audition Live in front of
Opera Houses, Theatre Companies, Management Groups, and Agencies

and have your Certified Artist Video shared with thousands of others!

Presented by CS Music and The Opera Stage

        Register       

 

  • Pick a Location (see location details and panelists below).

      • Los Angeles, October 10
      • New York City, October 28 & 29
      • London, November 4 & 5
      • Berlin, November 7 & 8
 
 

  • Submit a Recording to be Prescreened

      • CS Music judges consist of university faculty and industry professionals
      • Singers advance to the Live Auditions with an average score of 2.5 out of 5 or higher
      • Recordings can be video or audio
 
 

  • Sing in front of a Panel of Judges READY TO HIRE.

      • Guarantee of at least 5 panelists for each audition with as many as 10-15.
      • Receive written feedback from panelists.

 

Plus we video record all live auditions and send your Certified Artist video to thousands of other CS Music company, agent, and recruiting contacts.

 

Audition Details

  • Open to all young artist, emerging professional, and professional level singers
  • Must be 18 years old or older to participate
  • $125 registration fee
    • ***$95 refund available if the singer does not pass the prescreening process.***
  • Online Prescreen:
    • After you register, submit an audio or video audition recording.
    • There are no restrictions to repertoire other than the 9-minute time limit.
    • Allow 2-3 weeks for the online audition to be prescreened.
    • Recording Instructions
  • Live Auditions:
    • Singers will be notified via email of their audition time once they pass the prescreening round.
    • Each singer is given 9 minutes of audition time in front of the panel and may sing any selection of their choice. The panel will cut them off at the 9-minute mark. If time remains then the singer has the option to perform a portion of a second selection.
    • Panels consist of managers, agents, and company representatives. There is a guarantee of 5 panelist for each audition with as many as 10-15. Panelists are listed below at each location, but participant may change last-minute.
    • An accompanist is provided at no extra cost,  but singers may bring their own.
    • Singers should have a copy of their resume and a repertoire list for each panelist (bring 15 copies to be safe). Headshots are not required.
    • The auditions are video recorded and uploaded to YouTube. The playlist is shared with all CS Music company and management contacts.

 

Location Dates & Details

Los Angeles

Dates:
Thursday, October 10

Location:
UCLA

2520 Schoenberg Music Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Los Angeles Panelists - TBA

*Singers are guaranteed to audition in front of at least 5 panelists. Qualified videos will be sent to the entire list of CS Music company contacts after the audition.

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New York

Dates:
Monday, October 28
Tuesday, October 29 (musical theatre invited as well)

Location:
Opera America Center
330 7th Avenue

New York Panelists

  • ARE Opera
  • Arts Management Servies
  • Bronx Opera Company
  • Gateway Classical Music Society
  • Harwood Management
  • International Opera Artists
  • Karston Witt Musik Management
  • Ken Benson Artists
  • Landsestheater Coburg

  • New Amsterdam Opera
  • New Rochelle Opera Co.
  • Nexus Artists
  • Musica Grande Artist Management
  • On Site Opera
  • Regina Opera Company
  • Stephens Nicholson Artists Management
  • Untitled Theatre Company No. 61

*Singers are guaranteed to audition in front of at least 5 panelists. Qualified videos will be sent to the entire list of CS Music company contacts after the audition.

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London

Dates:
Monday, November 4
Tuesday, November 5

Location:
Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road

London Panelists

• Barefoot Opera
• Carolline Phillips Management
• Conductor Oliver Gilmore
• Haydn Rawstron
• Elokay Productions
• Irving Street Management
• Mark Kendall Artists
• The Music Troupe
• London Festival Opera
• Opera a la Carte
• Only Stage
• Opera Anywhere
• Opera Brava
• Opera de Bauge
• Opera Up Close
• Svanholm Artists Management

 

*This is a preliminary list of panelists and others will be added regularly until the audition date. Singers are guaranteed to audition in front of at least 5 panelists. Qualified videos will be sent to the entire list of CS Music company contacts after the audition.

 

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Berlin

Dates:
Thursday, November 7
Friday, November 8

Location:
Stage Factory
Rheinstrasse 45

Berlin Panelists

• Berliner Operngruppe
• Choriner Opernsommer
• Daniel Wolfsbauer Artists Management
• Diakov Opera Management
• International Opera Artists
• Karsten Witt Musik Management
• Landestheater Coburg
• Landestheater Linz
• Landestheater Sachsen
• Nordic Artists Management
• Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg
• Opera Pienza, Italy
• Opernloft (Hamburg)
• Staatstheater Augsburg
• Studiokultura
• Svanholm Artists Management
• TACT International-Berlin
• Wuppertaler Buhnen

 

*This is a preliminary list of panelists and others will be added regularly until the audition date. Singers are guaranteed to audition in front of at least 5 panelists. Qualified videos will be sent to the entire list of CS Music company contacts after the audition.

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“The Opera Stage auditions were the best run, most organised, most kindly, and most professional ones I have EVER done. You have made this tenor very happy!!”

Peter Furlong, Heldentenor

“Thank you so much for the feedback and the audio-files. I have found the whole Berlin-audition a very positive experience. The organisation was superb, the location was almost even better! Wow, what an amazing place! The Opera Stage-staff were really pleasant and put me at ease. I can almost say that I enjoyed myself, even though auditioning is always nervewracking.”

Nathalie Mees, soprano