COSA Canada

COSA Canada at Mount Allison: Summer Vocal Intensive 2024

This application closed on Monday February 26, 2024.


COSA Canada at Mount Allison: Summer Vocal Intensive - June 9-16, 2024

Be Your Potential! Thrive in our changing musical world!

The Centre for Opera Studies & Appreciation (COSA Canada) and Mount Allison University have created an experience for singers and collaborative pianists to grow and thrive in today's changing world. It is presented in two pathways: The "Artist on the Rise" pathway, for grade 12, undergraduate and avocational singers, and the "Emerging Professional Artist" pathway for graduate-level artists and beyond.

This program offers interactive workshops on career-building, making your way as an artist -  in - and outside of the arts, networking strategies, best practices for auditioning, arts advocacy and communicating with charisma, confidence, and authenticity. The world-renowned voice and coaching faculty will design collaborative and personalized lessons and performing opportunities to develop as a compelling storyteller and artist. Learning by doing will include concert performances and the opportunity to perform a role in our Opera-In-Concert!

We are proud to offer audition-applications without fees and private, non-billeted accommodation with meals.

The cost to attend the Summer Vocal Intensive is $2000 CAD.
This includes $900 for Tuition and $1100 for accommodations and food. 

Early Bird: Apply by January 15th, 2024 for scholarship and role consideration!

Full and Partial scholarships are available. All applicants are considered for scholarships through their audition materials. Our partner institutions also have scholarship programs that can support you in your journey with us. Please reach out and we can direct you to their application processes. 

There is no application fee, and no audition fee.

Please provide the required information, including your:
•Program Pathway
•At least two contrasting video selections; up to three are welcome. 

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2 contrasting operatic arias or art songs:

Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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