Program Details and Application

Friday June 9 – Sunday June 18, 2017 at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY.

Our Student to Faculty ratio is less than 5 to 1. (Only 24 singers will be accepted).

Tuition of $1,100 includes all instruction, housing and three meals a day.

Scholarships are available to eligible applicants.

Your application must include a current head shot, two letters of recommendation, resume of education and performance experience and a short biography.

Your application must also include a $35 application fee, payable to “Foothills Opera Experience”.
You can send a check with your application by regular mail or you can pay your application fee online and email us your application and materials.

This fee is not refundable for video auditions but will be refunded if a live audition is not granted.

Live auditions will be held in March and April in New York City, Binghamton and Oneonta, NY.
You will sing 2 contrasting arias and 1 song at your Live Audition. Or you can choose to audition via youTube Video with the same requirements for arias and song.


Download the 2017 Application

You can send your application and fee via USPS mail, or you can email your materials to us. See the application for full details.


Pay the $35 Application Fee online





Pay the $1,100 Tuition Fee Online

If you are accepted into the program, you can pay your $1,100 Tuition Fee here.