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Learn What You Love! Music Academy International 2017


Music Academy International is an Internationally renowned young artist performance festival in northern Italy. Young artists perform leading roles with orchestra and work with world-class directors, conductors, and Master Teachers. The focus is on professional development and ‘training through performance’. Training includes Master Classes, Staged Opera, Voice Lessons, Vocal Coaching, Language Classes, Dramatic Interpretation, Artist Management Consultations & Auditions.

2017 Productions include DON GIOVANNI, TURN OF THE SCREW, RINALDO, and CENDRILLON. Faculty are from the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, Paris Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Manhattan School of Music, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and the Dutch National Opera Academy.

Live auditions are held in February and March and applications are available on YAP Tracker.  Video auditions are also available through the YAP Tracker applications. 

“Oooookay, emotional Facebook post here we go! The last month in the beautiful village of Mezzano with my wonderful colleagues and mentors at MAI has been greater than I could have ever imagined. From the friends gained to the work done to the beautiful landscape in which it all took place, I have experienced more beauty than I could ever put in to words.” ….. Sarah (2016)

“I learned so much from your incredible staff of coaches and directors, and I am very excited for the next chapter of my vocal development. Thank you also for your insights in the master classes, and your kind words of encouragement. I hope our paths will cross again soon!!” ….. Brian (2016)

“I cannot begin to thank you enough for including me in this journey. It was truly the trip of a lifetime for me and while I am sad that it is over, I take with me all of the work, lessons and memories to help my artistic career flourish. I felt challenged, respected and inspired every step of the way. Yourself, and your staff were an absolute dream team of advisors and I could not have asked for a better experience.” ….. Emily

“Thank you so much for such a wonderful experience! I’m so sad it’s already over.” ….. Kristi (2016).


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