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All voice types and pianists for academic year 2024-2025

1st Round

We offer two options:

1) Live Audition at the IOA in Ghent, Wednesday 15/05/2024

Application Deadline: Monday 6/05/2024
• More info about the audition repertoire and procedure HERE

2) Video Audition

Application Deadline: Wednesday 15/05/2022
• More info about the audition repertoire and procedure HERE

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Results 1st round: Wednesday 22 May 2024

2nd Round

Selected candidates will be invited to an Audition Day at the IOA in Ghent. They will be asked to attend Thursday 20 or Friday 21 June 2024 (=block the entire day) in person. They will bring repertoire from the 1st round + 1 aria of choice.

Final results: Monday 1 July 2024

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Note: Applications for the 2025-2027 two-year cycle start in October 2024. All info will be available at that time.



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To enroll at the IOA you must:

  • Not be older than 32.
  • Have completed a programme in classical singing (Bachelor or Master) OR have equivalent experience.

Selection criteria

Fees & Financial Support 

Who should audition?

  • If you are looking for an up-to-date programme responding to the demanding and selective reality of the professional opera world.
  • If you want to participate in several productions/concerts with orchestra.
  • If you want to be taught by internationally acclaimed teachers and masters, who closely follow your trajectory to become a successful singer/repetiteur, then we invite you to apply for auditions at the International Opera Academy, in the beautiful, vibrant and historical city of Ghent.
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