Program Details and Application

Tuesday July 7th – Sunday July 19th, 2020 at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY.

Our Student to Faculty ratio is less than 5 to 1. No more than 24 singers will be accepted into the program.

Tuition of $1,700 includes all instruction, housing and three meals a day.

A limited number of 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.

You can choose a Live Audition or an On-line Audition. Live auditions will be held in February and March of 2020 in New York City, Binghamton, Oneonta and Los Angeles. Whether you choose a Live Audition or an On-line Audition you are required to prepare to sing 2 contrasting arias and 1 art song.


Download the 2020 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 $1,700 Tuition Fee Online

If you are accepted into the program, you can pay your $1,700 Tuition Fee here.