Ryan Opera Center Ensemble auditions

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago is now accepting applications from singers for the 2022/23 Ensemble. Click here for complete information. Applications are free and must be submitted via YAP Tracker.

If you do not have a YAP Tracker account, register for free at yaptracker.com. For questions about the Ryan Opera Center's application and audition process, please contact Emma Scherer, Ryan Opera Center Manager, escherer@lyricopera.org, 312-827-3510.


The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center is Lyric's acclaimed artist-development program that nurtures the talents of some of the most promising operatic singers and pianists of each generation. Ryan Opera Center alumni are among the dominant names in opera today. This highly competitive program, established in 1974, is honored to enjoy the support of acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming as Advisor, along with full-time staff Dan Novak (Director), Craig Terry (Music Director), and Julia Faulkner (Director of Vocal Studies).

Pictured: Ryan Opera Center alumnus, tenor Mario Rojas performs in a master class with Ryan Opera Center Advisor Renée Fleming.

Photos: Kyle Flubacker, Jaclyn Simpson