Auditions 2018

The Canadian Vocal Arts Institute summer program is held in Montréal, from July 23 to August 11, 2018, at the Music Faculty of Université de Montréal. ICAV is Co directed by Metropolitan Opera Coach Joan Dornemann and MET conductor Paul Nadler.

The Canadian Vocal Arts Institute is a three week intensive program providing private voice lessons, private coaching, and training in vocal technique, dramatic presentation, acting, language and diction, as well as opportunities to sing in masterclasses. This program is open to singers in all stages of development and will be tailored to their individual needs.

All participants will take part in:

  • Public audition on the first day
  • Private voice lessons
  • Private coaching
  • Operatic repertoire coaching
  • Language coaching
  • Acting lessons, movement, stage craft
  • Recital and opera scenes performances
  • Opportunity to sing in masterclasses
  • Closing gala concert

The 2018 faculty is yet to be confirmed. For a list of last's year’s faculty please refer to faculty's page.

Program Fees

Tuition fees for canadian participants: $1700 CAD
Tuition for international participants: $ 2000 USD
*All Payments are non-refundable

Scholarships

Scholarships and merit-based grants, based upon the auditions, will be awarded to qualified singers enrolled in the Canadian Vocal Arts Institute summer program. The Joan Dornemann Scholarship is awarded to one participant, currently studying at the Faculty of Music of Université de Montréal, who demonstrates outstanding musical artistry during the audition.

LIVE AUDITIONS, MONTRÉAL, CANADA

Audition Dates:
November 17-18-19 2017

Location:
Room B-531, Music Faculty, Université de Montréal

Application Deadline:
Received by Wednesday November 15, 2017 at 11h59 pm (online)

Application Requirements

  • Application Form
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Detailed current résumé
  • Headshot
  • One YouTube, Vimeo, or other video clip
    (i.e. recorded within the last 3 months).
  • Application fee: $52 CDN

(paid online or send check or money order made payable to: “Canadian Vocal Arts Institute”.
*All Payments are non-refundable)

RECORDED AUDITIONS

Application and recording deadline: Wednesday November 15 2017 at 11h59 pm.

Application Requirements

  • Recording: 3 arias by different composers in different languages and styles. CVAI will accept video recordings via YouTube, Vimeo or other video clip.
    (i.e. recorded within the last 3 months).
  • Application Form
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Detailed current résumé
  • Headshot
  • Application fee: 52$ CAD

(paid online or send check or money order made payable to: “Canadian Vocal Arts Institute”.
*All Payments are non-refundable).

ONLINE APPLICATION   PAYMENT

Send application to: cfiset@icav-cvai.ca

Mail cheque to:
Canadian Vocal Arts Institute
Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal
200, Ave Vincent-d'Indy
Montréal, QC H2V 2T2
Canada

For additional information:
cfiset@icav-cvai.ca
1.514.554.8822