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Sat Jun 25, 2016

Some Spots Still Open: Canto de las Americas™ - A Workshop for Vocal Artists™ August 2016

Some Spots Still Open: Canto de las Americas™ - A Workshop for Vocal Artists™ August 2016

Belle Arti Center for the Arts is accepting applications for a few spots for Canto de las Americas™ - A Workshop for Vocal Artists™. A great opportunity for vocal artists ages 18-35 to work in an intensive, intimate setting with head coach and internationally acclaimed Soprano, Verónica Villarroel; Former Met Coach and Music Director & Principal Conductor at NJ Verismo Opera, Lucy Arner; internationally acclaimed Tenor, Francisco Chahin Casanova; Opera Stage Director and Interpretation Coach, Simón Saad; Soprano and Vocal Technician, Maribel Villarroel. The program will culminate with a final concert performance in New York City. In addition, participants will be selected to perform as guest soloists with the Queens Symphony Orchestra in the 2017-2018 Season! This program is made possible by Belle Arti Center for the Arts L.L.C. and Co-Artistic Director and Queens Symphony Orchestra Board Member, Claudette Munné.

Fri Jun 17, 2016

Deadline Extended: Härnösands Summer Opera Academy and Festival 2016

Deadline Extended: Härnösands Summer Opera Academy and Festival 2016

Application deadline extended to July 1st to give singers a chance to finish their videos. Don't miss this summer's Academy and Festival, featuring MET stars the legendary George Shirley and Gail Dubinbaum Massaro and a team of amazing conductor-coaches including MET Conductor, Daniel Beckwith and Phoenix Opera Maestro John Massaro. Stage direction and dramatic interpretation with Marc Verzatt, Classical Singer Magazine's Stage Director of the Year. 12 intense days focusing on each singer as an individual. For Lieder, come work French with top coach, Mutsumi Moteki from U of Colorado and German repertoire Philipp Vogler (München Hochschule) and Kanako Nakagawa (Berlin Hans Eisler). Discover Your Potential in Sweden!

Tue Jun 7, 2016

Take the 2016-17 audition season by storm! OPERA America Career Blueprints for Singers

Take the 2016-17 audition season by storm! OPERA America Career Blueprints for Singers

OPERA America’s Career Blueprints for Singers provides you with the tools and confidence you need to take this audition season by storm! Guided every step of the way by a team of experts, you’ll receive new headshots (including makeup and hair styling), a 1-hour high-quality audio recording and a 30-minute HD digital video recording of audition material, plus valuable feedback from opera professionals, website design consultations, resume/bio advice, and practical tips from industry leaders on marketing and focusing your brand. Thanks to generous underwriting support, this 3-day program is available to OPERA America members for just $195 ($270 for non-members). Dates: Sept. 6–8 or 8–10, 2016, in NYC. Space is limited: Apply today!

Thu May 26, 2016

World class resident artist program in Italy: 2016-17 OPERA DI FIRENZE ACADEMY

World class resident artist program in Italy: 2016-17 OPERA DI FIRENZE ACADEMY

Enrollment is now open for admission of opera singers to Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy / Opera di Firenze (Italy). The objective of the course is the advanced vocational training of opera singers, with the goal of favouring a solid beginning and advancement of the career. Young artists will be given the opportunity to attend lessons of highly qualified specialization, with the purpose of improving their technical, stylistic, interpretive and acting skills, and expanding cultural knowledge necessary to practice the profession. The course will run from November 2016 to June 2017, with a possible extension for work experience activities up to October 2017. Enrollment deadline: June 30, 2016.

Wed May 25, 2016

Apply by June 13: Die Zauberflöte/Magic Flute in Seattle - GVAI Summer Opera Program!

Apply by June 13: Die Zauberflöte/Magic Flute in Seattle - GVAI Summer Opera Program!

Die Zauberflöte/Magic Flute in Seattle - Summer Opera Program: German Vocal Arts Institute 2016. Sing your favorite role in Mozart's most beloved fairytale opera and a "Recital of Lieder, Arias and Operettas." Stand out in the German repertoire through intensive German diction, voice and performance training. Get feedback you can really trust by German native singers and speakers. Learn how to win auditions, expand your network, build and succeed in your career. Get first hand advice from professionals working in Germany and US who are passionate to share their insights with you. Homestay opportunities with German- English speaking hosts. Apply before Memorial day and get 5% off. Discounts for small roles. Beginners in German are very welcome. Application deadline: June 13, 2016.

Fri May 20, 2016

Top training in Sicily: Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival 2016

Top training in Sicily: Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival 2016

Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival is The Premiere Summer Opera Program for opera singers. 6 weeks of intensive study and performing, single room, all meals provided every day, tourism weekly, laundry service - all included. Operas being produced: La Traviata, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi (full productions with orchestra). Conductors are from Metropolitan Opera of NYC. Offering the best in vocal training, with daily voice lessons (Teachers: Nelly Miricioiu, Eric Dubin, Jack LiVigni, and guest teachers Mariella Devia Jennifer Larmore, Tanja Baumgartner). Daily coachings, and dramatic coaching. Guest coaches David Gowland, director Young Artist Program Royal Opera Covent Garden London, and Laurent Philippe internationally renown vocal coach. June 26 – August 7, 2016.

Fri May 13, 2016

Several roles remaining: Russian Summer Opera Festival in Moscow 2016

Several roles remaining: Russian Summer Opera Festival in Moscow 2016

Russian Summer Opera Festival in Moscow offers all talented opera singers the opportunity to acquire a unique experience in the production of the great operas Eugene Onegin and Pagliacci. ONE Vacancy each for: Trikke, Gremin, Larina in "Eugene Onegin"; Peppe, Tonio, Canio in "Pagliacci"; the experience of a live performance with full orchestra in front of an experienced audience. Acquire professional skills working with the conductor and director, which you can’t acquire from any educational institution. Plunge into the atmosphere of a professional theatre. Get valuable pieces of advice from agents and casting directors. Take a new step on your way to the big stage! Please email us at newoperaworld@gmail.com. Some roles have a discount. For more information: http://www.newoperaworld.com/#!blank-3/uaddu

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