Collaborative Program between the JAMD Vocal Department and the Jerusalem Opera The Charles Schneider Competition

Collaborative Program between the JAMD Vocal Department and the Jerusalem Opera The Charles Schneider Competition
5.7.2016

1. The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (JAMD) and the Jerusalem Opera wish to collaborate in nurturing and promoting young singers at the verge of their professional career.
2. As part of this collaboration, the Vocal Department will establish a competition in which a student will be selected for a major role in one of the Jerusalem Opera's productions. The opera and roles open for this competition will be determined by the Jerusalem Opera. The opera and the roles open will be published in advance for potential candidates.
3. The selected jury will be comprised of members of the JAMD faculty, representatives of the Jerusalem Opera and prominent musicians.
4. The competition will be open to singers according to the following criteria:
    a. Third year B.Mus students who will be graduating JAMD at the end of the following academic year.
    b. Fourth year B.Mus students registered for M.Mus program in JAMD at the following academic year.
    c. M.Mus students (1st or 2nd year) currently studying in JAMD.
5. All competing students must be registered for studies in JAMD at the following year, except for 2nd Year MMus. students
6. The winning student will receive the Charles Schneider Prize which consists of:
    a. The privilege of performing a major role in a professional production of the Jerusalem Opera;
    b. Sum of 7000 NIS generously awarded by the Schneider family which will be awarded upon satisfactorily completing all his/her commitments to the competition and the production.
7. The Jerusalem Opera will note this collaboration with the competition and JAMD in its relevant publications. JAMD will similarly note this collaboration with the Jerusalem Opera in its relevant publications.
8. The jury reserves the right not to grant the prize to any of the participants. The jury's decision has to be agreed upon unanimously. Non-winning singers are welcome to take part in the general auditions for the production held by the Jerusalem Opera. However, the Jerusalem Opera is not under any commitment to these singers.
9. The competition will be held at the end of the academic year. This year's competition is taking place on Tuesday, 12/7/2016, towards the production of G. Rossini's The Barber of Seville during the 2016-17 season.

 

  1. The Jerusalem Opera will note this collaboration with the competition and JAMD in its relevant publications. JAMD will similarly note this collaboration with the Jerusalem Opera in its relevant publications.
  2. The jury reserves the right not to grant the prize to any of the participants. The jury's decision has to be agreed upon unanimously. Non-winning singers are welcome to take part in the general auditions for the production held by the Jerusalem Opera. However, the Jerusalem Opera is not under any commitment to these singers.
  3. The competition will be held at the end of the academic year. This year's competition is taking place on Tuesday, 12/7/2016, towards the production of G. Rossini's The Barber of Seville during the 2016-17 season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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