Artist Diploma in Opera Performance

Barbara Clark, voice faculty
Stephen King, voice faculty
Julie Simson, voice faculty

Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2017

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.

If you have not heard from us by January 5, 2018, please email us.

Required graduate live audition

  • Audition for Opera and Voice faculty:
    Five arias in contrasting styles and original languages, at least one aria in Italian
  • Private coaching with a member of the Opera faculty

Live audition dates are January 19, 20, 26, 27 and February 2, 2018

Any questions regarding your application may be directed to Geoffrey Scott.

Submit your digital application