Rising Stars

What is it?

Opera Idaho is pleased to announce the creation of Opera Idaho Rising Stars—an opera training and college preparatory program for high school singers. 

Training sessions will be held on a weekly basis. 


Prepare for college auditions!

Learn what happens backstage at the opera!

Perform opera scenes!

Meet and speak with opera professionals!

Learn stage movement!

Receive solo coaching and perform!

What will it cost?

Tuition for the 2018-19 year will be $320 (that’s about $10 per session!)

Need-based scholarships available!

When are auditions?

  • Friday, August 31, 2018—4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Saturday, September 1, 2018—2:00pm to 5:00pm

To audition: Please prepare one piece from your Solo Festival repertoire list, preferably memorized. A form will be sent to you prior to the audition; please bring the completed form to your scheduled audition. An accompanist will be provided.

Auditions will be held at the Opera Idaho Studio located at: 513 South 8th Street in Boise, Idaho.
Sessions will begin Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 4:30PM to 6:00PM.

If you or someone you know is interested in joining the Opera Idaho Rising Stars program please call 208.345.3531 x 5 or email nik@operaidaho.org to reserve your audition slot.