2019 Auditions are now closed!

Check back here in September 2019 for details about our 2020 season!

How to apply: 

Only serious applicants should apply. 

Please fill out the 2020 application in its entirety. You can find it by clicking the 2020 Singer Application Icon. 

There are two ways to apply.  

Live Audition 

-Please fill out the application and submit it. 

 Send by mail the  $35.00 application fee.

Mailing address: (for fee)                                       

MIOpera

Professor John M. Koch                                  

13 Smokey Court                        

 Bloomington, Illinois

61704

-Once we have received your completed application and fee we will send you a confirmation e-mail with audition time and details. 

Recorded Audition

Deadline: Monday March 11 

$35.00 application fee.

Please fill out the application and submit it.

Mailing address: (for fee)                                       

MIOpera

Professor John M. Koch                                

13 Smokey Court                          

Bloomington, Illinois

61704

YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR MIO 2019 AUDITION VIA THE FOLLOWING MEDIA to the following:                                  

E-mail address: jandtkoch@msn.com
~ Attached file to e-mail (.MP3, .MP4A OR .WAV FILES ONLY!) 
~YOUTUBE VIDEO
~Personal website with viewable media
Please ensure that all mailed media are functional in Mac format OS X or higher!
Please offer two opera arias of contrasting style OR one aria and one art song of contrasting style.

Recorded applications are considered incomplete without an application and received application fee on file. 

For Live and Recorded Auditions

We strongly encourage you to submit/audition with an aria or excerpt from our season. If you are applying for a role in  La bohème please include an aria in Italian. If you are applying for a role in Die Fledermaus please submit an aria or art song in English.

Professional reference (for all applicants)
Please provide the name of a professional reference (studio teacher, opera director, voice coach, etc.) that you have worked with in the past year

 

Roles to be cast:

Beautiful Bridegroom 2014

Beautiful Bridegroom 2014

Audition Dates 

Midwest Auditions

Chicago Auditions

@ First United Methodist Church

100 W. Cossitt Ave.

La Grange, IL 60521

$20.00 accompanist fee                              

New York Auditions

Deadlines             

Live auditions

 

The Bewitched Child 2015

The Bewitched Child 2015

Please note that the application fee and tuition payments are non-refundable. PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please pay with money orders, backed by a bank or credit card company, made out to MIOpera.