2020 Virtual! Season
First Consideration Deadline: September 15, 2020
All artists will be notified of casting decision by October 15, 2020.
As artists ourselves,
Artists are periodically featured in Opera Snapshots, micro-recitals of fifteen minutes or less, December 1, 2020 through August 1, 2021 on and on all company social media platforms.
Artists will receive both musical and dramatic coachings, and high-quality recorded accompaniment tracks for all repertoire performed that artists are welcome to use for future virtual performances.
Douglas Moore: The Ballad of Baby Doe
MOSI's virtual production of Douglas Moore's The Ballad of Baby Doe will be live-streamed in Summer 2021. This video production will include footage featuring each of the artists involved, as well as historical images appropriate to the subject matter of the opera. Each artist receives coachings, both musical and dramatic, on the roles, as well as staging direction appropriate for the virtual stage.
Coaching / Rehearsal Period: December 2020-February 2021
Recording Period: February-May 2021
Online release date: Late Summer 2021
VIDEO Audition Information
Materials Submission Form
YouTube/VIMEO recording of one art song or aria
Indicate role or show preference (if any)
Any questions can be addressed to J. Bradley Baker, Music Director (J.Bradley.Baker@MusicOnSite.org)
This is a no-pay/no-fee opportunity. As an artist-led company, Music On Site wishes to provide artistic direction and fulfillment during this extended period of isolation and distance, and give artists an opportunity to use this time to
For out-of-town singers, shared or private housing accommodations can be facilitated by MOSI. Costs associated with housing are the responsibility of the contracted singer. MOSI production periods are between one and two weeks – a prime opportunity for artists to learn and perform a new role with very little time commitment.
ABOUT Music On Site, Inc.
Music On Site, Inc. is a non-profit organization based in Central Kansas with a mission of increasing the accessibility of opera throughout Kansas by producing engaging performances at low or no cost for underserved communities. Music On Site accomplishes this mission by presenting performances in rural communities, schools, and areas with limited access to the arts.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
At Music On Site, Inc., we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and we are an equal opportunity employer. MOSI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to eliminating barriers to access and equity and see a diverse workforce as a key step toward this goal. We invite you to join us on our journey.
Music On Site, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible.