Rolling deadlines for the fall audition tour start on September 1. Start here for details and instructions.

During the month of October, we’re headed to LA, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, and Vienna VA to find the best emerging talent for WTO’s 2017 roster!


From the Blog

Mezzo Aria Frequency 2016

Mezzo Stats: Strauss and Mozart Win the Day

You mezzos are a patient breed. There was no whining that I took care of the sopranos first and made you wait all weekend for your aria frequency list. (You know we love you for that, ladies.) Click through to the PDF to find out what mezzos sang during our 2016 auditions. This year, both the presence on the arias-offered-packages and the

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Soprano Aria Frequency List

Pamina vs. Iolanta: The Soprano Stats

In honor of the fact that our first audition application deadline for summer 2017 is just a week away (yes, if you want to audition in LA or San Francisco, you must apply by Thursday, September 1…), I give you the 2016 Aria Frequency List for sopranos! Click through to the PDF to inspect the data in

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Kenosha Pass, CO 2012


This wasn’t supposed to be a silent summer. It was full to overflowing with wonderful stories, beautiful music, and even better people. But for the first time in 12 years, I wasn’t able to write. In early June, my brother died, and it left me unable to do much of anything except grieve and take

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