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Tyler Young Artist Program

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2019 & Spring 2020. Please visit THIS LINK to be taken to the online application. (If you have trouble with the online application, or would rather download the application to email, please use this link.)

Click the following links to see OOTJ’s most recent Young Artist Program performers:
Fall 2018 & Spring 2017.

Opera on the James’ Tyler Young Artist Program seeks two different teams of singers: SATB needed for three weeks in fall 2019 (September 29-October 20), and MB needed for three weeks in spring 2020 (March 8-29). The fall artists will sing ensembles as part of an Opera Pops Concert with full orchestra on the mainstage, perform at the annual Gala, and have roles in a one-act touring opera for youth and families, as well as diverse concerts and Random Acts of Culture (pop-up performances). Spring 2020 Young Artists will sing the roles of Berta and Fiorello in THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, and give diverse concerts and Random Acts of Culture.

The program has an experienced coach dedicated fulltime to the program who provides multiple weekly music coachings on Opera on the James repertoire AND personal repertoire chosen by the artist. Dramatic coachings and access to language conversation sessions, business planning, etc. aligned with individual artist’s needs as determined.

We are pleased to provide the Tyler Young Artists:

  • $600 weekly
  • Host housing with private bath
  • A one-time travel stipend of $250 total
  • Coachings with coach assigned only to the YAP on both Opera on the James and artist’s other repertoire
  • Masterclasses and career meetings with Opera on the James staff, and visiting artists
  • Informal language sessions with Italian, French and German native speakers as requested by artist.

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN LOCAL TRANSPORTATION AND BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.