© 2019 STL Opera Collective 

St. Louis, MO

STL Opera Collective is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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Call for Scores

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

-One Act Opera (length: 90 minutes max.): 1-2 for production performance in 2018.

-Cast size: 1-8 singers

[Voice types (any combination of): Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass-Baritone]

-Instrumentation: able to be performed with piano accompaniment only.

[Pieces with up to four instruments will also be considered]

-Small in scale and scope.

Story themes we're particularly interested in:

  • Identity (ex. LGBTQ themes)

  • Compelling true stories 

  • Family/relationship dynamics

  • Content that challenges our audience

  • Social Justice

  • Empathy

  • Democracy

  • Diversity

  • Relevance

Submission Materials:

-PDF of piano-vocal score (if scored for instruments other than piano, please also include a full score.)

A watermarked perusal score is acceptable.

-PDF of Libretto 

-Links to composer and librettist websites (if applicable) [Please include bios if website link is not possible]

 

-Links to any audio/video recording that is currently available. [MIDI is acceptable, if necessary]

 

-Any other applicable materials composer and/or librettist sees fit.

-Deadline: Open until further notice.

-Multiple piece submissions are accepted.

PLEASE EMAIL ALL MATERIALS TO STLOPERACOLLECTIVE@GMAIL.COM FOR CONSIDERATION.

*All submissions will be reviewed in the order that they are received and we will try to respond to every submission. If you've submitted materials in the past and would like to resubmit or submit other works, please do so.

*Submissions will be kept in our archive for possible inclusion in upcoming seasons.