The Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Program for Singers is internationally recognized as one of the finest programs of its type. On average each year approximately 40 apprentice singers are chosen from a competitive applicant pool. An apprenticeship at "America's premier summer opera festival" offers unmatched opportunities for professional experience and international exposure.

“The Santa Fe Chorus, drawn from the company’s young artist program is, as always, a wonder.” -The New York Times