Netherlands Radio Choir Academy
The Groot Omroepkoor (GOK) offers Master's students and young professionals the opportunity to gain experience in a large professional choir. They are admitted to the GOK Academy, where they participate in at least three productions that season. The GOK Academy offers a unique opportunity to become acquainted with the great choir repertoire and to work with world-class conductors and orchestras. Academy graduates receive guidance and feedback from a mentor in each production and may participate in two workshop days during the season. You will receive an internship and travel allowance for each project. Watch the promo here
Are you a Master's student of classical singing or a recent graduate? Then apply before May 15!
You can apply for the GOK Academy if you are a Master's student in classical voice in September 2023, or if you have recently graduated (Bachelor/Master's degree). Send your application to email@example.com by May 15 with:
- Motivation (max. 300 words)
- Audition repertoire (two works of your choice in different languages and styles)
- Your availability for the following projects
We expect you to be available to participate in at least 3 of the 5 productions listed below:
Productions with GOK Academy 2023/2024
1. Tsoupaki Rachmaninov, Aug. 23 - Sept. 17, 2023 (conductor Benjamin Goodson)
2. Delius Vaughan Williams, Nov. 1 - 12, 2023 (conductor Benjamin Goodson)
3. Faure requiem, Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2023 (conductor Marc Korovic) nb no sopranos
4. Bruckner, 22 Jan - 10 Feb 2024 (conductor Klaas-Jan de Groot)
5. Mozart Cherubini, 6 Mar - 6 Apr 2024 (conductor Paul McCreesh) nb no sopranos
6. Berlioz, 4 - 14 Jun 2024 (conductor Benjamin Goodson)
The audition will take place on May 25 and 26, 2023 at the Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Heuvellaan 33, Hilversum. The audition committee will consist of members of the Groot Omroepkoor.
A pianist will be present at the audition. Please bring your sheet music with you, or let us know if you bring your own pianist.