Guild Hall and BCBC Residency Auditions

Applications accepted until may 1, 2022

The Guild Hall & Bel Canto Boot Camp Resident Artist Series is a collaboration between the Learning + Public Engagement department at Guild Hall of East Hampton and Bel Canto Boot Camp. We invite promising singers to audition for upcoming residencies at Guild Hall of East Hampton, NY. Paid week-long residencies offer individualized training with Bel Canto Boot Camp faculty and masterclasses with internationally recognized guest artists at Guild Hall of East Hampton. Each residency culminates in a collaborative recital where audiences can hear some of the most influential opera stars of today and the stars of tomorrow together on Guild Hall’s stages.

Opportunities for the 2022 season:

July 24-August 1 2022: Bel Canto Scenes and Arias

October 9-16, 2022: Bel Canto Journey with Michael Spyres, baritenor

  • Repertoire chosen in consultation with Resident Artist and guest artist
  • Concert repertoire chosen from music studied during residency
  • Concerts on July 31 and October 15
  • $1,000 weekly honorarium paid to each Resident Artist
  • Housing in East Hampton is provided for the duration of the residency
  • Travel between New York City and East Hampton is provided (1 return trip)

Live auditions to be held in New York City on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Pianist provided. There is no fee to apply or audition.

In order to be considered for a live audition for these residencies, please complete the Google form here.

2023 residencies will include a summer residency with soprano Lisette Oropesa (August 2023). More details on auditions for next season later this year.