Summer Performance Opportunities
Find a Music Competition
Find a Summer Music Festival
• Peabody Conservatory Festival List Peabody Conservatory provides a list of summer music festivals with links to their websites.
• Sigma Alpha Iota Festival List Sigma Alpha Iota – International Music Fraternity site has a list of summer music festivals with links to their websites.
• The Savvy Musician Festival List The Savvy Musician provides a list of summer music festivals. The list provides each festival’s location, focus, and a website link.
• Ithaca College Festival List Ithaca College provides a list of summer music festivals. The page also contains a list of summer job opportunities.
• Puget Sound University Festival List University of Puget Sound provides a list of summer music festivals with a brief description of the length and type of festival under each entry.
• Austin Peay State University Festival List Austin Peay State University provides a list of summer music festivals. Each entry has a line detailing which instruments are welcome to apply.
Find a Summer Opportunity
• International Society for the Performing Arts International Society for the Performing Arts Foundation… “Internet Gateway” provides links to resources including International Travel, International Research & Reference, On-Line Arts Networks, International Arts Directory, and Discipline-Specific Resources. This site requires some digging, but may lead to good things.
• Musical America On-Line Music Industry Newsletter giving news headlines, Calendar of Events, and searchable resources for Music Events and Artists.
• Sigma Alpha Iota Sigma Alpha Iota – International Music Fraternity site has searchable database Links to resources for Music (ex: search keyword – Summer Music Festivals – displays links to National Music Festivals websites, scholarships information, etc.
• Peabody Conservatory Job Search Service Site contains a list of summer music job opportunities for music majors.
• The Savvy Musician Job Board The Savvy Musician provides a list of links to other websites that catalogue jobs and internships for musicians.
• Ithaca College Music Festival & Summer Job List Ithaca College provides a list of summer music festivals that will often hire college students as counselors, ushers, administrators, etc. The list begins on the bottom half of the page.
Find a Voice/Theater Summer Program
YAPTracker provides listings for thousands of auditions and competitions, including many international opportunities.
Classical Singer provides listings for auditions, competitions, and jobs in Europe on their website.
Backstage provides listings for casting calls around the country, primarily focusing on musical theater and straight theater.
It is recommended that you discuss which program(s) will benefit you the most with your studio teacher.