Baroque Academy Audition Information

The date for 2014 Baroque Academy audition material is April 1st for singers, May 1st for instrumentalists.

Registration is now open!

To audition, first register with the $30 application fee (online or by post), and then forward your audition materials.

To complete the process online, send audition materials by email to: auditions@amherstearlymusic.org.

Please include your name, instrument or voice type, and the program(s) you are applying to in the subject line.

Attach to the body of the email:

1. Your résumé (pdf or doc) or a brief description (one or two paragraphs) summarizing your musical background and experience, including formal and informal musical training and education.

2. A recording (MP3 or MP4) with 10-15 minutes of music showing your technique, expression, and understanding of baroque style. Links to YouTube clips, or Dropbox files are also acceptable. The piece(s) need not be accompanied. For 2014, please include a selection from a French composer if possible.  Please include composer and title information in the body of your email.

3. Singers auditioning for the Baroque Opera Project should also include a head shot and a brief physical description: hair color, eye color, height, weight. Photographs (for singers) are accepted in any standard format. This information is required to be considered for a role in the opera!

If you need to send more than one email due to large file sizes, please label them "1 of 2", "2 of 2", etc.

If you would like to send examples in other formats, contact us at info@amherstearlymusic.org to make sure we'll be able to review your materials. 

If you prefer to submit your audition materials by mail, please send CD and résumé to: Amherst Early Music, P.O. Box 229, Arlington, MA 02476.