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Opera Carolina Auditions

February 10, 2006

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Opera Carolina Auditions

Charlotte, NC (February 10, 2006) - Opera Carolina will hold Auditions on Saturday, March 11 in Charlotte, NC. The auditions will run from 11 am to 5 pm at the Belk Theater in the NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Auditions will be held by appointment only.

Opera Carolina will be casting for principal and featured Mainstage roles in upcoming seasons, as well as for the 2006-2007 Young Artist Program.

Interested singers should prepare a minimum of three (3) operatic arias in contrasting styles and languages. Singers auditioning for the Young Artist program must also include one aria in English. An accompanist will be provided, but singers are welcome to bring their own. All singers should also provide a recent headshot and resume.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Chad Calvert at (704) 332-7177 ext. 208 or via email at chad@operacarolina.org. Auditions will be scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

OPERA CAROLINA'S HISTORY AND MISSION

Founded in 1948 as the Charlotte Opera Association by a small group of volunteers, Opera Carolina today is the largest professional opera company in the Carolinas with an operating budget of over $3.1 million. The mission of Opera Carolina is to inspire and entertain the region's diverse community through the presentation of excellent Opera, Operetta, Music Theater, and Education & Outreach programs that elevate the quality of life in the Carolinas.

Opera Carolina is a community resource with a commitment to artistic excellence and community service. Opera Carolina is supported by the Arts & Science Council-Charlotte/Mecklenburg, Inc. The North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the state of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, also supports Opera Carolina. Opera Carolina is a member of OPERA America.