Artist Diploma in Opera Performance

Richard Bado, opera faculty
Stephen King, voice faculty
Barbara Clark, voice faculty
Julie Simson, voice faculty


Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2016

Preliminary audition is by video submission and is identical to the live audition requirements.

The green icon labeled "Preliminary Dropbox" at the bottom of this page will lead you to the Rice University portal for Acceptd, an online repository for preliminary audition materials. There is a $24 fee to use this service.

Required graduate live audition

Audition for Opera and Voice faculty
» Five arias in contrasting styles and original languages, with at least one aria in Italian.

Private coaching with a member of the Opera faculty

Live audition dates are January 20, 21, 27, 28 and February 17, 2017

Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Geoffrey Scott

Submit your digital application