Music alumnus Brett Sprague (’10) has been accepted into the competitive apprentice program at Chautauqua Opera for the 2013 summer season.  He will perform Rector Adams in
Peter Grimes
.  The Chautauqua Opera Young Artist program was formally established in 1966, followed by the creation of a Studio Artist program in 1981. In 2012, almost 700 applicants from 45 states and 5 foreign countries applied for the 26 coveted positions in the training program.