• Mark your calendar! Coming soon! Details on our Facebook pg (oneounceopera). #opera #auditions #austin Jules July 15, 2017 Auditions for OOO!

    Auditions on Monday, August 21, 2017 starting at 7pm for ALL VOICE TYPES, returning members, and new singers. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS AUGUST 15th.You must:-be at least 21 years old as of August 1, 2017-be a resident of Austin or live within 30 mi of the city limits (all rehearsals and most performances are in […]

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  • sept1fsodeadline Jules July 2, 2017 2017-18 Fresh Squeezed Ounce Series Competition for Art Song and Opera

    CALL FOR SHORT OPERA and ART SONG SUBMISSIONS! Composers and librettists: We’d like to formally invite you to submit work to our 2017-18 Fresh Squeezed Ounce Series Competition. Winning pieces will be produced and performed by One Ounce Opera in Austin, Texas. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF SHORT OPERA and/or ART SONG IS SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2017. This [...]

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  • photo by Roy Moore/Control Images Jules April 19, 2017 FSOO 2017 Gets Reviewed, and Exclusive Performance Pics!

    The 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera, which took place April 7-9, 2017, brought together composers from across the US -- and Germany! -- and the One Ounce Singers you know and love for one BIG, juicy showcase. We tasted the future of opera, and it was GOOOOOD. So good, the Austin Chronicle printed an [...]

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  • fsoo2fourshows Jules February 16, 2017 Announcing: Winners of FSOO 2017!

    After a national call-for-compositions, One Ounce Opera is proud to announce the Winning Selections for 2017’s Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera Competition. Composer/librettist spotlight interviews coming soon, and a complete cast and production team list can be found here. Congratulations to this year’s winners!  

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  • 1174525439_l Jules November 10, 2016 Meet George N. Gianopoulos, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    On Friday, November 18th, OOO debuts their new concert series Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song, where Maureen Papovich, Julie Silva, Dalton Flake, and Jake Jacobsen will perform winning composer George N. Gianopoulos' cycle "Thirteen Haiku, Op. 27 for Singers and Piano" The singers had these questions: Maureen, Julie, Dalton, and Jake Julie S.: What [...]

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  • pr-photo Jules Meet Tyler Mabry, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    OOO is happy to introduce Tyler Mabry, whose winning song "The Last Words of Che Guevara" will be performed by tenor Danny Castillo at Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song on Fri, Nov. 18th. Here's what Danny wanted to know: Danny Castillo Danny: Where did the idea and inspiration to write The Last Words of [...]

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  • img_1443e1small Jules Meet David C. Adams, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    OOO is thrilled to share this interview between singer Angela Irving and composer David C. Adams, whose chamber song cycle "Five Mystic Songs" will premiere on Fri, Nov. 18th at the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera. Angela Irving Angela: Tell us about Olivia Pepper, the author of the text. And how did you all [...]

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  • michael mikulka headshot-by-tree Jules Meet Michael Mikulka, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    OOO is happy to introduce Michael Mikulka, who penned both a short cycle for tenor and solo song for soprano. These winning pieces will be performed at the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song on Fri, Nov 18. Danny Castillo, who will sing "A Wind Among the Reeds," and Brittany Santos, who will sing [...]

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  • rain_nox_headshot Jules Meet Rain Nox, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    We're happy to introduce Rain Nox, composer of the winning song cycle "Water Songs." Ms. Nox lives in Austin, Texas. Jenny Ohrstrom, who will sing "Water Songs" at the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song on Friday, November 18th, interviews the composer: Jenny Ohrstrom Jenny: How did you get in to composing, and what [...]

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  • griffin_candey Jules November 5, 2016 Meet Griffin Candey, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    We're happy to introduce Griffin Candey, composer of the winning song cycle "Two Modern Love Songs." Baritone Jake Jacobsen will perform Mr. Candey's cycle at the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song on Friday, November 18th. Jake had these questions for the composer: Jake Jacobsen Jake: For you, what is the overarching message of both [...]

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