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The Sacred in Opera newsletter is an online newsletter published twice yearly. The newsletter features articles, reviews, and news contributed by members which are relevant to the mission and vision of the Sacred in Opera Initiative. Features are selected for publication at the discretion of the Sacred in Opera Chair and Newsletter Editor. The newsletter digest is released by e-mail, and articles can be read in the SIO blog.

Recent Issues

View editions of recent issues here:

Summer 2022, Vol. 15, No. 2 (web version)

Winter 2022, Vol. 15, No. 1 (web version)

Summer 2021, Vol. 14, No. 1 (web version)

Summer 2020, Vol. 13, No. 2 (web version)

Winter 2020, Vol. 13, No. 1 (web version)

Winter 2019, Vol. 12, No. 1

Summer 2018, Vol. 11, No. 2

Winter 2018, Vol. 11, No. 1

Summer 2017, Vol. 10, No. 1

December 2016, Vol. 9, No. 1

You may also browse recent past email editions here:  SIO Newsletter Issues


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Articles to be considered for publication are accepted year-round. Subject matter may focus on any aspect of The Sacred in Opera, including the following:

  1. specific operatic works
  2. operatic composers
  3. the teaching of the Sacred in Opera (repertoire, movement, acting, etc.)
  4. specific directors, singers, conductors, costume designers, or set designers whose work is relevant to a Sacred in Opera subject matter
  5. aspects of direction and design when addressing Sacred subjects.

Articles submitted for consideration should adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Articles should be single-spaced.
  2. Articles should use endnotes and NOT footnotes.
  3. Arial 12 is the font that should be used.
  4. Use only one space following a period.
  5. All charts, score examples, and pictures must be in PDF format so the size can be adjusted if necessary.
  6. Each score example and picture must be cited with an endnote.
  7. Length of articles will vary depending on subject matter and writing style. In general, articles should be no longer than 15 pages.
  8. Authors should include a short bio with their submission.
  9. Music examples that make up more than 5% of the work from which they are taken require permission from the publisher to reproduce. All required letters of permission must accompany the author's submission to the journal. The sources for all music examples must be cited correctly in an endnote.

Articles should be submitted to the editor preferably via email at:

Tammie M. Huntington

Articles are selected for publication at the discretion of the Sacred in Opera Editorial Board.

Casey Robards
Chair of SIO

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