• 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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  • fsoascallbanner Jules November 21, 2016 Call for Composers of Short Opera 2017

    CALL FOR SHORT OPERA SUBMISSIONS! Composers: We’d like to formally invite you to submit short operas to our 2017 Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera Competition. Winning pieces will be produced and performed on April 7, 8 & 9 in Austin, Texas. This will be the 2nd annual FSOO, and the 3rd event as part of One [...]

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  • Liam Wade, Composer Jules March 19, 2016 Meet Liam Wade and John Grimmett, Winning Composer/Librettist Team of FSOO 2016

    One of the five chosen shorts for the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera harkens back to the days of vaudeville. Part of the Act will receive its regional premiere on April 15, 2016 in Austin, Texas. BECOME THE TITLE SPONSOR FOR Part of the Act! To get to know them better, OOO Member Maureen Broy Papovich recently […]

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  • Serpa headshots2016-2 Jules February 25, 2016 Meet Steven Serpa, Winning Composer of FSOO 2016

    Meet Steven Serpa, composer of the winning short opera Thyrsis and Amaranth, which will be a part of the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera Showcase. And truthfully, the piece that started it all. I (Julie Fiore) first met Steven in Austin over drinks about a year ago. He shared Thyrsis with me, and the idea to [...]

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  • long image CFC FSOO Jules December 9, 2015 Call for Composers of Short Opera

    CALL FOR SHORT OPERA SUBMISSIONS! Composers: One Ounce Opera will present a new series of concerts titled “Fresh Squeezed Ounce." This will be the inaugural event in what we hope will become a long standing series. We’d like to formally invite you to submit short operas for inclusion in our program. Please send a sample [...]

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  • Angela reflects on her character. See Lazee come to life! TBITB.brownpapertickets.com Jules October 19, 2015 OOO Supports LGBTQ Youth With Saturday’s Performance

    Angela reflects on her character. See Lazee come to life! TBITB.brownpapertickets.com ***UPDATE! The Sat 10/24 9:30 show is now FREE for LGBTQ youth and their supporters! No ticket required. Informal meet-and-greet with the cast and creators immediately follows this special performance of TBITB! A huge OOO Hoorah! goes out to Robin and Paul Cohen, whose [...]

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  • HipsterSoccerMeme Jules June 23, 2014 Why the Rising Popularity of Soccer in the US is a Good Sign for Opera Fans

    Why the Rising Popularity of Soccer in the US is a Good Sign for Opera Fans: An Examination of Two Imported European Traditions by Julie Fiore, OOO Founder I had an unique experience watching the USA v Portugal World Cup match yesterday. I wasn’t at a pub. I wasn’t in a typical bar. The game […]

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