Opera Naples Auditions for Chorus and Student Apprentice Program

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August 26, 2017 and August 28, 2017 (or at a later date by appointment)

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CHORUS

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Auditions are now being held for adults who live in Southwest Florida who have an interest in singing with The Opera Naples Chorus.  No experience in opera is necessary.  Those auditioning should prepare one vocal song and bring sheet music.  Paid positions are available for qualified individuals.

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2017-18 Season productions that involve chorus:

Madama Butterfly by Puccini, sung in Italian, performed at Artis-Naples November 3, 2017

L’elsir d’amore by Donizetti, sung in Italian, performed at Wang Opera Center February 23 and 24, 2018

Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart, sung in Italian, performed at Artis-Naples  May 10, 2018

Rehearsals are held at the Wang Opera Center on Monday evenings and select Saturday afternoons beginning mid September.

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To schedule an audition or for more information, please contact chorus master, Robin Frank, at rfrank@operanaples.org.

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STUDENT APPRENTICE PROGRAM

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Children and youth between the ages of 7-20 are invited to audition for Opera Naples’ student apprentice program.   This program gives one-on-one training encounters and performance opportunities.    Participants prepare and perform solos and small ensembles but also sing as a youth chorus for various events including ON’s annual gala, and CAPA’s Rising Stars Concert.   Many of the students participate in ON’s Sing for Smiles program which brings youth into area assisted living facilities to share the joy of music with the residents.    There is no cost to participate in the program.   Admission is determined by audition and interview.

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To schedule an audition or for more information, please contact chorus master, Robin Frank, at rfrank@operanaples.org.