2020 UVAA Summer Opera Festival

Sponsored by UVU Department of Music

July 6-Aug 1, 2020 

Since 2011 UVAA has been producing its annual Summer Opera Festival, which now attracts hundreds of applicants from all over the world each year. College and post-college singers, as well as young singers build their resumes with roles and concert appearances, and receive valuable private coaching and acting training that will help them ascend to the next level on their career paths. Special guests this year include superstars Deborah Voigt, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, and Michael Mayes. Faculty includes Dr. Isaac Hurtado, Maestro Nicolas Giusti, Marc Verzatt, Anthony Buck, and a full staff of artists, coaches and teachers to produce 2 operas, opera scenes performances, a comprehensive high school program and a Dramatic Voices program. The 2020 season will include the following performances: 

Les contes d'Hoffman (with orchestra)

Suor Angelica and Opera Scenes (with piano)

Dramatic Voices Scenes and Recital

Death By Aria show and competition

High School Opera Scenes and Recital

2020 Programs:

Principal Artist Program (July 6-Aug 1)

Cost:  $2,500*

Studio Artist Program (July 6-Aug 1)

Cost:  $2,200*

Dramatic Voices at UVAA (July 6-18)

Cost:  $1,500*

High School Vocal Performance Program (July 6-21)

Cost:  $550*

Limited scholarships are available.

*Housing, transportation, and food costs for out of state participants are not included. Housing is typically arranged through assistance of UVAA and the cost usually ranges from $400-600 depending on the particular accommodations. 

Utah Vocal Arts Academy will be using Yaptracker for our applications this season. Applications are now live. The priority application deadline is March 5th, however we will accept video auditions until all roles are filled. You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details).  Registration can be completed at http://www.yaptracker.com

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