Category Archives: auditions

I have often walked down this street before…

Earlier this week I had my first audition in over a month. It was a little nerve-wracking since I am a bit out of practice. Every summer I kill myself to get all my applications and auditions ready before school … Continue reading

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January auditions – the abridged version

As a lyric soprano of below average height, sometimes I feel that the only way I could catch the an audition panel’s eye would be to spontaneously combust.

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2008 by the numbers

I would love to write some eloquent wrap-up to my year, but recently realized that I am not 100% sure which things happened in 2008 and which were another year. I took a look back over my planner to see … Continue reading

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Last Audition of the Month

Tonight I will have my last audition of December – the fourth, by my count. After this audition (and a subsequent rehearsal – no rest for the weary) I will buy a bottle of wine. Then I will drink some … Continue reading

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NYC auditions, December 2008

Yesterday was my third trip to NYC in as many weeks for summer Young Artist Program auditions. Last weekend I spent the whole weekend down there, staying with old friends from Nativity, watching the ACC Championship game at a crowded … Continue reading

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Rejection

Well, I just got what will surely be the first of many PFOs for this season. For those of you not in the business, a PFO stands for Please Eff Off and is opera lingo for a rejection letter. This … Continue reading

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a trip to Providence

Last night I drove down to Providence for an audition. Two nights ago I couldn’t sleep, with what I thought was nervousness over the audition. That was odd to me, since I very rarely am nervous before I’m going to … Continue reading

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