Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 OPERA Iowa Troupe, Apprentice Artist Program, and Apprentice Pianist/Coach position.

OPERA Iowa/Apprentice Artist Singer Audition Dates/Locations
Cincinnati, OH: Oct 13-14, 2022
Houston, TX: Oct 16, 2022
New York, NY: Oct 24-26, 2022
Philadelphia, PA: Oct 27, 2022
Des Moines, IA: October 30, 2022

OPERA Iowa/Apprentice Artist Singer Application Deadlines
Cincinnati deadline: Sept 12, 2022
Houston deadline: Sept 15, 2022
New York deadline: Sept 23, 2022
Philadelphia deadline: Sept 26, 2022
Des Moines deadline: Sept 29, 2022
Recording: Oct 24, 2022

OPERA Iowa Program Dates
January 9, 2023 - May 5, 2023

Apprentice Artist Program Dates
May 31, 2023 - July 23, 2023

To learn more about and apply for the OPERA Iowa Troupe, click HERE.
To learn more about and apply for the Apprentice Artist Program, click HERE.

Des Moines Metro Opera will be using a YAP Tracker application for the OPERA Iowa Troupe and Apprentice Artist Program this season. You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details). Registration can be completed here

A live audition is not guaranteed and a preliminary recording is necessary if you wish to be considered for a live audition. All recordings submitted under the "recorded audition" category will be heard. 

Apprentice Pianist/Coach position
January 9, 2023 - May 5, 2023

Application deadline is Friday, September 30.
To learn more about and apply for the Apprentice Pianist/Coach position, click HERE.

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