Tuition & Scholarships


Tuition for Taos Opera Institute is $5000. Included in tuition is:

  • Housing in luxury condominiums, and gorgeous 360-degree mountain views in a peaceful, private mountain village.

  • Weekly celebratory dinner

  • Weekday exercise classes

  • All lessons and coachings

  • All institute master classes

  • Weekly seminars with guest clinicians

  • Weekly concerts 

  • A TOI Festival Showcase performance

  • An evening at Santa Fe Opera

When accepted to TOI, a non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to secure your spot.  This amount is applied to Tuition.


All singers chosen for TOI will receive a $1000 scholarship to be applied to

the final payment. 


No full scholarships are offered, as we feel it is an important part of the singers' training to take responsibility for the cultivation of their career. 

How To Apply

Apply to TOI!


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Required Materials

  • Resume

  • Headshot

  • Recording ( one must be an aria, the other selection may be an art song)

  • $25 application fee

  • Three References

Video auditions are highly encouraged but audio will be accepted.