SANTA BARBARA YOUTH OPERA:
Santa Barbara Youth Opera provides young singers with tuition-free instruction and performance opportunities in a fun, rewarding and artistically challenging environment. Young singers will also enjoy unparalleled exposure to the workings of a professional opera company. For additional information on the Santa Barbara Youth Opera, email [email protected] or call 805-898-3890.
SBYO Auditions Info:
Youth Opera Music Director Lisa Sueyres will be auditioning young singers who will make up the children’s chorus in Opera Santa Barbara’s production of La Boheme, Nov. 9/11 at The Granada Theater.
Auditions for SBYO are open to all local 3rd-12th grade students and will be held at First Congregational Church on Saturday, September 8th from 12-5PM.
They should come prepared to sing 16 bars of a song they know. They may bring sheet music for the accompanist if they have it.
There are NO FEES or EXPENSES to audition or participate in the Youth Opera program.
Please e-mail [email protected] to register to audition on Saturday, September 8. Only singers who have registered may audition. Singers will be notified by e-mail what time they should arrive to audition. If there is a conflict, they should notify the Music Director to see if an alternate time slot is available.