Resident Artist Training Program

Tri-Cities Opera's Resident Artist Training Program offers aspiring opera singers a unique blend of instruction and practical experience.

Most Resident Artists have completed both a Bachelor’s and Master of Music Degree.  Tri-Cities Opera prefers to cast the majority of its operatic roles with the Resident Artist Training Program members. Performances occur at the Forum Theatre, our rented 1,500-seat performance venue, and the recently-renovated Savoca Hibbitt Hall at the Tri-Cities Opera Center.

Resident Artists receive practical experience as they rehearse and perform in:

Resident Artists also hone their acting, stagecraft, movement, diction, role interpretation, and audition skills. Instruction occurs at the Tri-Cities Opera Center, in the private studios of our artistic staff, and the Forum Theatre and includes:

Resident Artist auditions for the 2022/23 season will be announced in August 2021.

2020/21 Resident Artists

Tri-Cities Opera + Binghamton University

Tri-Cities Opera is proud to have a collaborative relationship with Binghamton University, providing auditioned and selected students with professional stage experience. Since 1979, Tri-Cities Opera has collaborated with Binghamton University’s Master of Music in Opera program to create a unique and exceptional program combining the professional expertise that Tri-Cities Opera can offer with the academic and practical studies provided by Binghamton University. The teaching artists bring a vast experience of long and continuing careers in opera to the program. Students complete a minimum of 35 graduate credit hours in music courses, including masterclasses, studio voice, theory, history, lyric diction, coaching, vocal literature, movement, and acting.