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 "bridge the gap" between undergraduate vocal studies and 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.

JAMILLE
LEA

Soprano

Soprano JAMILLE LEA excels in the genres of opera, oratorio, musical theatre, and as a solo recitalist.

Compilation video https://youtu.be/rZuAlUZtgVA

Credits include:  El Paso Opera; Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso; Sun City Musical Theater Co.; Franco American Vocal Academy; Paso del Norte Philharmonia; Opera UTEP; UTEP Dinner Theater; UNT Summer Opera.

 

Repertoire/roles include:  Second Lady, Papagena/Die Zauberflöte; Clorinda/La Cenerentola; Haydn/Missa Sancti NicolaiLord Nelson Mass; Oberto/Alcina; Patience/Patience; Mabel/The Pirates of Penzance; Angelina/Trial By Jury; Cosette/Les Miserables.

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

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EMERGING ARTISTS!

JENNIFER
PAULINO

Soprano

A versatile and accomplished chamber and concert artist, soprano JENNIFER PAULINO has garnered praise and recognition as a significant interpreter of baroque and contemporary repertoire.

Compilation videohttps://youtu.be/EumIhyCCjQA
Personal website:  http://jenniferpaulino.com/

Credits include:  California Bach Society; San Francisco Choral Society; Seraphic Fire; San Francisco Bach Choir; Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida; Leiden Baroque Ensemble (Netherlands); Southwest Florida Symphony; San Francisco Festival of Contemporary Music.

Repertoire/roles include:  Mendelssohn/ElijahPsalm 42; Preben Antonsen/Songs; Bach/St. Matthew PassionSt. John PassionCantatas; Vivaldi/In furore iustissimae irae; Mozart/RequiemMass in C MinorCoronation Mass; Poulenc/Gloria; Haydn/Lord Nelson Mass; Vaughan Williams/Dona Nobis Pacem; Stacy Garrop/Terra Nostra; Jocelyn Hagen/Ashes of Roses; Lansing McLoskey/Sudden Music.

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ERIN
HANNON

Soprano

Soprano ERIN HANNON has distinguished herself as a musician with great versatility, passion, and insight. 

Compilation video Coming soon

Personal website:  https://www.erinhannon.com/

Credits include:  Virginia Opera; Mobile Opera; International Performing Arts Institute; Cantabile Project; Royal Irish Orchestra; Tidewater Opera Project.

Repertoire/roles include:  Violetta/La Traviata; Magda/La Rondine; Handel/Suor Angelica/Meg/Little Women; Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni; Countess/Le nozze di Figaro; Handel/Messiah; Haydn/Lord Nelson Mass.

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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TOM
SITZLER

Baritone

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

Compilation video:  Coming soon
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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CASEY
KUNMANN

Soprano

A versatile artist, soprano CASEY KUNMANN is equally at home singing oratorio, chamber music, art song, and musical theatre repertoire ranging from renaissance to contemporary music.

Compilation video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPdVRx8iG84&ab_channel=vocalartistsmgmt

Personal website:  https://www.caseykunmann.com/

Credits include:  Palm Beach Opera; Miami Music Festival; Masterworks Chorus of Palm Beaches; Aspen Music Festival; Seraphic Fire PCI; Master Chorale of South Florida; Song Fest.

 

Repertoire/roles include:  Gretel/Hansel and Gretel; Belinda/Dido and Aeneas; Frasquita/Carmen; Handel/Messiah; Bach/Magnificat, St. John Passion; Beethoven/Symphony No. 9.

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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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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:  

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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