Georgia State University School of Music

Georgia State University School of Music

2014 Harrower Summer Opera Workshop
May 26 - June 15, 2014

W. Dwight Coleman, General Director • Carroll Freeman, Artistic/Stage Director

Due to the recent weather issues affecting mail delivery in Atlanta, the deadline to apply for the Harrower Summer Opera Workshop has been extended. Digital Applications will be accepted online until all casting has been completed.

Thank you for applying to the Harrower Summer Opera Workshop! Please choose a program from the menu on the right-hand side of this page to begin. All applicants must complete all required questions, upload the required audition materials, and pay the $50.00 fee via credit card. 

If you are planning to register for housing (if accepted to the program), please click here to complete the form and upload it with your Acceptd application. If you need assistance with completing the form and/or uploading it to your application, please contact



  • Acting classes
  • Private sessions with Harrower's professional coaches
  • Daily movement classes
  • Instruction in stage makeup and stage combat
  • Foreign language diction
  • Seminars and master classes with international artists
  • Performance in operatic gala
  • Fully staged and costumed opera performances


The workshop has two tracks of study –

Young Artist Program: For more advanced singers. Applicants admitted in this program will sing roles in the final productions of Don Giovanni and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


Studio Program: For singers looking to improve their skills in a nurturing, yet intensive environment. Participants selected for this program will have opportunities to understudy the major roles and sing comprimario and ensemble roles in the productions.

Program Fees:

Non-refundable Application Fee: $50

Young Artist Program Participant Tuition: $950

Studio Program Participant Tuition: $600

Housing: $900 without parking, $980 with parking.

Daily Parking Rates: $5/day. Must be paid daily.

Application Materials:

Please be sure to inclde all required application elements (head shot, resume, short biography, application, and audition materials as applicable). All audition materials (video, audio, etc.) should be uploaded directly to Acceptd (from your computer) within the application. Applications with missing elements are considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Cancellation Policy:

Once accepted, to cancel your registration, call the School of Music at 404-413-5902. If cancellations are not made prior to April 26, 2014, the full registration fee is incurred. Stop payment of a check does not constitute a formal cancellation. There is a returned check fee of $25 or 5% of the face amount of the check, whichever is greater, for all stop payments and returned checks. Allow two to three weeks from the date of cancellation to receive a refund.

Image-Use & Audio/Video Release: 

Harrower Opera Workshop participant photo images and audio/video recordings will be used by Georgia State University for publicity purposes online and in print. By applying to this program you agree to allow Georgia State University to use your photo and audio recordings of rehearsals, masterclasses, and/or performances for publicity purposes.

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