The Olga Iglesias Fellowship is open to singers of all voice types residing in Puerto Rico that have at least a bachelors of voice from an accredited institution or will be in the last year of their voice program. There is no age limit.
"Successful candidates will emulate the qualities of the celebrated soprano, Olga Iglesias, through their dedication, vocal prodigy, musicality, and professionalism."
The call for the 2022-23 cycle is now open. The deadline is July 4, 2022.
12 one-on-one voice lessons with Jason Ferrante via Zoom, Skype or other agreed-upon platform (1 per month during the term of the Olga Iglesias Fellowship Program). Singers should be in a space where they are permitted to sing freely. Home or apartment is acceptable provided there are no issues with neighbors and that the internet connection is strong. Ideally the singer will be near a keyboard of some sort, but not required.
ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING SESSIONS
12 one-on-one mentorship sessions with Ana de Archuleta via Zoom, Skype or other agreed-upon platform. (1 per month during the term of the Olga Iglesias Fellowship Program).
Subjects to include and not limited to: repertoire choices, marketing materials, networking, how to choose schools, programs and agents, general career advice and general music business guidance.
Recitals organized by the Olga Iglesias Project in partnership with the Interamerican University
Honorariums per performance
Potential travel opportunities
The OIP will provide reimbursement up to $1,500 for financial assistance with professional costs (covering costs related to audition fees, materials purchase, professional photos, etc. at discretion of directors of fellowship).