EMERGING ARTISTS DIVISION

Vocal Artists Management Services (VAMS) announces auditions for its new, exciting Emerging Artists Division!

Eligibility:  open to emerging professional classical singers looking to broaden their experience into higher professional marketability.  There are no restrictions, regarding country or nationality.

What we offer:  as a member of VAMS' Emerging Artists Division, each singer is under the umbrella of Vocal Artists Management Services, and provided with the following:

  • Visibility on the VAMS website

  • Professionally designed resumes, with VAMS logos

  • Specifically designed demo videos (using footage provided by the singer)

  • Advertisement in the VAMS Musical Spotlight newsletter and social media

  • Monthly information regarding Young Artist Programs, competitions, auditions, etc.

  • Opportunity to perform as part of VAMS' Virtual Online Recital Series

  • Opportunity to perform at VAMS' annual concert at the National Opera Center in New York (social distancing restrictions pending)

  • Interaction with VAMS staff and professional artists

  • Recommendation letters from VAMS

  • Ongoing advice regarding professional advancement and vocal health

  • Dynamic, international online community of singers, offering support and encouragement to you, as a creative singing artist
     

Fees:  membership in the VAMS Emerging Artists Division is for one year.  The cost is $49.99 per month, with a discount of one month free offered to those paying for a year (12 months) in advance.  VAMS collects no commission on artist engagements.

 

To audition:  send headshot, resume and links to video/audio recordings to:  vocalartistsmgmt@gmail.com

Deadline:  There is no deadline to apply.

DAVID
RIVERA BOZÓN

Tenor

A truly versatile singer with an exceptional, robust, vibrant, and mesmerizing voice, tenor DAVID RIVERA BOZÓN's captivating presence has charmed audiences internationally.

Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/NEzY1W35Occ
Personal website:  https://www.davidriverabozon.com/

Credits include:  Boston Bel Canto Opera; Coro Dante Alighieri; Opera on Tap; Philharmonia Boston; Calliope; Rhode Island Encore Opera; Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Orquesta Sinfónica de Colombia; Unitas Ensemble.

Repertoire/roles include:  Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly; Rinuccio/Gianni Schicchi; Tamino/Die Zauberflöte; Le Marie/Les Mamelles de Tiresias; Beethoven/Ninth Symphony; Stravinsky/Les Noces; Ginastera/Cinco Canciones Populares Argentinas.

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For more regarding the Emerging Artists Division, click on the video above for a message from
VAMS Founder, Dr. James Greening-Valenzuela!

SCROLL DOWN TO MEET OUR
EMERGING ARTISTS!

EUN-AH
ROH

Soprano

Soprano EUN-AH ROH specializes in lyric-coloratura repertoire and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree.

Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/HoKdUVNnglg
Personal website:  https://www.eunahroh.com/

Credits include:  Bethesda Summer Music Festival; New York Lyric Opera; Pro Voce Washington; James Madison Opera; Amadeus Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra of Greater Washington; Baek-Ryeong Opera Company.

Repertoire/roles include:  Queen of the Night/Die Zauberflöte; Violetta/La Traviata; Olympia/Les contes d'Hoffmann; Beethoven/Symphony No. 9; Händel/Messiah; Lucia/Lucia di Lammermoor; Susanna/Le nozze di Figaro.

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TOM
SITZLER

Baritone

Lyric baritone TOM SITZLER has been capturing audiences with his warm, generous voice and convincing stage presence.

Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/6V__xKs4BAY
Personal website:  https://tomsitzler.com/

Credits include:  Union Avenue Opera; St. Louis City Opera; Opera New Jersey; Central City Opera; Aurora Symphony; Bach Society of St. Louis; Painted Sky Opera; Opera Fayetteville; Salt Marsh Opera.

Repertoire/roles include:  Escamillo/Carmen; Renato/Un ballo in maschera; Germont/La Traviata; Leporello/Don Giovanni; Count Almaviva/Le nozze di Figaro; Brahms/Ein deutsches Requiem; Handel/Messiah; Verdi/Requiem; Alfio/Cavalleria rusticana; Silvio/Pagliacci.

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PEDRO
CARRERAS, JR.

Tenor

 

Noted for his emotionally sensitive portrayals and dark,

resonant voice, tenor and Miami native PEDRO CARRERAS, JR. 

is a very active performer in the Southeast and beyond.

Compilation video:  Coming soon
Personal website:  http://www.pedrocarreras.com/


Credits include:  Atlanta Opera; Peach State Opera; Utah Philharmonic; DCINY; Atlanta Philharmonic; Georgia Southern Symphony; Capitol City Opera.


Repertoire/roles include:  Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly; Don Josè/Carmen; Rodolfo/La Bohème; Cavaradossi/Tosca; Nemorino/L'elisir d'amore; Bruckner/Te Deum.

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KAREN
ALBERT

Mezzo-soprano

Mezzo-soprano KAREN ALBERT sings in a variety of genres, with special emphasis on oratorio and concert work.

Compilation video:  Coming soon
Personal website:  https://www.karenalbertmezzo.com/

Credits include:  Grand Rapids Symphony; The Comic Opera Guild; Opera Grand Rapids; Pine Mountain Music Festival; Soo Opera; Holland Symphony Orchestra.

Repertoire/roles include:  Carmen; Mallika/Lakme; Beethoven/Symphony No. 9; Bach/Magnificat; Elgar/Sea Pictures; Isabella/L'Italiana in Algeri; Mozart/Requiem; Rutter/Requiem; Mrs. McLean/Susannah.

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RYAN TOWNSEND STRAND
Tenor

RYAN TOWNSEND STRAND is a Minnesota native whose "beautiful vocalism" (San Francisco Chronicle) and "...attractive nimble tenor” (Chicago Classical Review) have afforded him an expanding career as a concert and oratorio soloist.

Compilation video:  Coming soon
Personal website:  https://www.ryantownsendstrand.com/

Credits include:  Lyric Opera of Chicago; Haymarket Opera Company; American Bach Soloists; Bach Vespers Cantata Series; Illinois Philharmonic; Chicago Opera Theater; Oregon Bach Festival; Opera Atelier; Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Repertoire/roles include:  Acis/Acis and Galatea; Frederic/The Pirates of Penzance; Ferrando/Così fan tutte; Bach/Cantatas; Bach/St. John Passion; Bach/St. Matthew Passion; Dr. Cajus/Falstaff; Laurie/Little Women; Nerone/L'incoronazione di Poppea.

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