Maltese Opera Studio is an exciting and transformative learning opportunity located on the Island Nation of Malta. Cooperation with the Joseph Calleja Foundation and the Malta School of Music brings you the best in voice instructors and coaches from Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Transform your voice while enjoying a beautiful and memorable experience among friends, enjoying housing on St. Thomas Bay Beach. Get to know opera superstar Joseph Calleja and create good connections with instructors who make a difference in the opera world.
DO YOU WANT VOICE TRAINING AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S FOREMOST TEMPLES OF OPERA? The La Scala Academy of Lyric Opera is the choice for you! The program (tuition free!) hones your interpretation of opera and chamber repertoire through coaching in vocal scores, vocal technique, and stage presence, body language techniques and physical expression under the guidance of artists of the caliber of Luciana D’intino, Renato Bruson, Luciana Serra, Eva Mei, Gregory Kunde, to name a few. Concerts with orchestra or piano, festivals of chamber music at La Scala and tours in Italy and abroad are planned. Lessons in Italian for foreigners will also be provided and participants are given a monthly stipend! Application deadline: March 6, 2018
NEW COLLABORATION! SONGFEST and LOS ANGELES OPERA. The Marc & Eva Stern SongFest - Los Angeles Opera Fellowship Program: Full fellowships for a few emerging professional singers. LA Opera & SongFest announce a new partnership to launch The Marc & Eva Stern SongFest - Los Angeles Opera Fellowship Program. Now in its 23rd year, SongFest is a training program, festival and gathering for singers & pianists in song and recital repertoire. Fellows will study SONG at SongFest (May 12-Jun 3) and opera at LAO June 4-10. Faculty includes LAO musical staff & guest artists connected with LA Opera. Dates: May 12-June 10, Colburn School and LAO. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.songfest.us DEADLINE: Mar 2 (recorded or live Feb 23)
The Jensen Foundation supports America’s most promising young opera professionals with its annual Vocal Competition. Singers compete for their share of $41,500 in awards, including a $15,000 First Place award. The competition takes place at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City May 21-26. The singing environment is well-organized and supportive with professional accompanists and preliminary judges. Twelve finalists are chosen to perform before the Finals Judges who are distinguished in the world of opera. After the competition, finalists may request feedback from the judges. Apply today, and join us in New York this May!
Varna International Opera Academy: Puccini’s La Rondine – Fully-staged; Kurt Weill’s Street Scene – Fully-staged; Ravel’s L'enfant et les Sortileges – Semi-staged. Bulgaria: May 20 to June 17, 2018 This is the opportunity you have been looking for! To perform in productions of La Rondine, Street Scene and L’enfant et les Sortileges with professional orchestra in the enchanting country of Bulgaria! Auditions are now underway for this Opera Academy combining prestigious performance opportunities with world-class training under the tutelage of internationally renowned faculty. Limited scholarships available for male singers and apprentices! Full details and applications forms at: http://www.varnaoperaacademy.com
Now in our 4th season, the Greve Opera Academy is a collaboration between CT Lyric Opera, the CT Virtuosi and the town of Greve in Chianti (Florence). The Academy provides young singers the opportunity to learn from world-class faculty and perform leading roles in fully staged operas with professional orchestra. We focus on providing artistic excellence combined with practical professional experience. The 2018 Academy will feature productions of Aida and Le Nozze di Figaro as well as other concerts throughout Tuscany including Florence, San Gimignano, Greve and elsewhere. In the first 3 seasons, attendees have come from the US, Italy, Canada, China, among others, and many have gone on to perform with CLO in the US in main-stage productions.
Discover what it means to be an opera singer. The Mikael Eliasen Voice Program at Curtis Summerfest is designed for young singers considering entering conservatory, and is open to students of high school and undergraduate age. Singers in this select program pursue activities focused on vocal artistry, surrounded by elite faculty from Curtis Institute of Music’s renowned vocal studies department. Private voice lessons, daily master classes, opportunities to perform, alexander technique and more... Apply now! Final applications are due March 30 at noon EST. Visit Curtis.edu/Eliasen for information.
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