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November 4, 2016 by Admin
Career Bridges presents
The New York Preliminary Auditions – December 9-10, 2016
7th International Anita Cerquetti Opera Competition –
April 21-23, 2017
at Logge Theatre in Montecosaro (MC), Italy
The application deadline for the New York Preliminary Round is November 21, 2016.
Applicants must show outstanding potential for a career and be between the ages of 18-35. The auditions will be held at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue (between 36th and 37th) in New York City from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm on December 9 with call backs on December 10 when the winner of the NY Preliminary Round will be chosen.
Singers are asked to present 3 opera arias, 2 of which must be in Italian.
There is a nonrefundable $25 application fee.
Application is below.
The winner of the New York Preliminary Round will be awarded €500 and an all-expense paid trip to Italy to compete as a finalist in the Anita Cerquetti Opera Competition, April 21-23, 2017, in Montecosaro, Italy.
The Anita Cerquetti Competition (http://www.accademiacerquetti.it/) will announce 3 winners: the first place winner will be awarded a paid concert with the Sanremo Symphony plus a prize of €1000; the second place winner will be awarded a paid concert with orchestra plus a prize of €600; and the third place winner will be awarded a paid concert with orchestra plus a prize of €400. In addition, the “Sanremo Symphony Special Prize,” a debut with the Sanremo Symphony, will be awarded by the jury in accordance with the artistic director of the Sanremo Symphony.
See an Italian television report about the 2016 Cerquetti Competition below.
The first place winner will be invited to sing in the Career Bridges 15th Annual Gala concert and dinner on May 9, 2017, at the Essex House in New York before a distinguished audience of music lovers and experts in music. Career Bridges will help arrange contacts to leading agents and conductors before the arrival of the winner. Visit them at http://careerbridges.org/
APPLICATION FORM – DEADLINE NOVEMBER 21, 2016
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE – NOVEMBER 30, 2016
NEW YORK PRELIMINARY AUDTIONS APPLICATION
ANITA CERQUETTI OPERA COMPETITION
NAME ________________________________________________________ ____
DAY PHONE____________________EVENING PHONE_______________________
DATE OF BIRTH_____________________________________________________________
Please list below and send a CD recording of your choice of 3 arias, 2 of which must be in Italian.
Please send this form with your 1) Resume; 2) Bio; 3) CD or MP3 of the above listed material; 4) a $25 application fee made out to Career Bridges.
Mail the above information to:
The Schuyler Foundation for Career Bridges, Inc.
81 Pondfield Road #346
Bronxville, NY 10708
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