Hidden Valley Application & Audition Information

Hidden Valley Music Seminars
Carmel Valley, CA
January 2-9, 2017


To Apply

Application Deadline: Received By Wed Nov 09, 2016

Our application can be found online at yaptracker: http://www.yaptracker.com/applications/songfest-winter-2017

You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details).  Registration can be completed at www.yaptracker.com.

We recommend applying for a live audition, but if you are unable to attend any of the dates on our audition tour below, we accept video recordings until November 9th, 2016.

Materials Required

1) Headshot (optional)
2) Resume
3) $20 Application Fee
4) Completed Application (must be completed on YAP Tracker)

Mailing Address

SongFest 2017 Hidden Valley
6369 Euclid Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Audition Information

Applicants may audition for the Summer 2017 Institute at all locations.

Applicants interested in the Hidden Valley Winter Intensive must audition at a location before the Hidden Valley application deadline of November 9th.

NOTE: To be considered for both programs
Applicants should complete the Hidden Valley application and audition, notify SongFest of their interest in the Summer Institute as well, and send in the difference in application fees of $25 (for a full fee of $45)

Audition Requirements


Please prepare four selections: two lieder by either Brahms, Mahler, Schubert, or Strauss, and two arias: one by Mozart and the other by a composer of your choice. For singers, a pianist will be provided, but you may bring your own.

IMPORTANT: Singers and pianists, repertoire titles and keys must be received 4 days prior to the audition (please email this information to songfestus@gmail.com)