Masterclass with Arlene Shrut: Successful Auditions

About the Presentation

Successful Auditions empowers the career-bound singer to perform professional and enjoyable auditions. The class covers topics such as the “audition package,” background research, the audition notebook, collaborating with the pianist, and the “Before/During/After” checklist.

About the Presenter

A faculty member of The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, Dr. Arlene Shrut was honored as inaugural “Coach of the Year” in 2003 by Classical Singer Magazine. Hailed as a “strong and sensitive pianist” by The New York Times Arlene has performed across America, Canada and Europe, and recorded for Dorian, Albany, Summit, Centaur and Orion labels. Her discography includes works from the classical canon and recording premieres by contemporary composers. The Dorian label CD Songs of Hugo Wolf with bass-baritone Daniel Lichti was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy). She coached for 14 summers at the Aspen Opera Theater Center, offering classes in Mozart and German operas. Recent festivals include Atlantic Music Festival, Vancouver International Song Institute, Operafest on Martha’s Vineyard and Songfest in Malibu. She serves as official pianist for international opera competitions and galas sponsored by The Loren Zachary Society, National Wagner Association, The Gerda Lissner, Licia Albanese Puccini, Giulio Gari, Fritz and Lavinia Jensen, and Marcello Giordani Foundations.