for enrolment in the 2014 New Zealand Opera School which will be held from 6th to 20th January 2014 Please print, fill in the form and send it to the New Zealand Opera School with all supporting material to the address at the bottom of the second page.
Date of Birth
Tenor / Counter-tenor
Note: 'Hometown' isn't necessarily where you currently live, but rather whichever location
you wish to be listed as your hometown on programmes and in School publicity.
Mezzo-soprano / Contralto
Baritone / Bass
Goals and Aspirations
Please give a brief overview of your goals and what you hope to achieve by attending the New Zealand Opera School
Current Voice Teacher(s)
Tertiary Institution currently attended(if applicable)
Course name (if applicable)
We recommend that you advise your voice teacher(s) of your intention to attend the School prior to submitting the application
You are required to submit three opera arias to perform and work on at the School. (Oratorio arias are not acceptable) They must be arias you have worked on previously and have fully committed to memory. Please ensure that all information entered below is spelled correctly.
If you are a first-time applicant, or have previously attended the School but since changed voice type, you must provide an audio or video recording (or both) of an accompanied performance of a minimum of one aria (preferably two) with your application.
Please submit your recording on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM in a format that
can be played back on any standard Windows PC or Apple Mac.
All first-time applicants are required to submit a clear and recent head-and-shoulders photograph in either colour or black&white along with their application.
Please indicate below if you are including, along with this application form:
audio or video recording
Please ensure any included supporting material is securely packed and clearly named.
One of the School's goals is to help you address any areas of weakness in yout musical abilities. Please indicate by ticking the boxes below which, if any, of the following you may require extra assistance with:
simple musical analysis
If you have chosen musical theory and/or keyboard skills from the options above, and have sat any ABRSM or Trinity exams outside of your University programme, please provide details below.
If currently attending university, have you sat any singing exams outside of university? Please provide details below, if applicable.
Health and Safety
Do you have any food allergies or special dietary requirements? (eg low sodium, gluten-free, diary-free, vegan, etc)
Do you have any illnesses or conditions the School should be aware of? (This information will be treated in the strictest confidence)
Terms & Conditions The New Zealand Opera School accepts your application on the conditions that:
You have provided all information and supporting material requested on this form.
A non refundable deposit of $100 of the total fee of $1,350 is payable on submission of this application
You are able to perform your three submited arias from memory and without the aid of a score
You agree to participate in any ensemble opportunities provided by the School
You agree to respect and comply with all instructions regarding the day-to-day operation of the School as given by the Directors.
Please post your completed application form and any supporting material to: New Zealand Opera School
95A Thomas Road
If you have any questions about the School or the application process, please contact School Administrator Julia Booth on 021 760 079 or email the School at firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 30 SEPTEMBER 2013