When You Wish Upon a Star, especially in Opera, it makes EVERY difference where you are! This highly acclaimed Academy now in its fourth year founded by famed soprano Aprile Millo and Dr. Maria Vetere offers many opportunities for young artists to surround themselves in history as they are invited to create their own!
To see the composers as human beings, more than just notes a paper. Making a true and authentic human message in sound. Freedom in voice, text and movement.... Opera.
Your vocal diamond is placed in a furnace, a safe environment with personal one on one detailed study in all the disciplines needed to be in today's world of opera. Perfecting from coaches and Maestri and directors from all over the opera world. Fascinating historical lectures and round table discussions with agents, and operatic luminaries and industry powerhouses.
Master Classes with the legends, the Bel Canto champion, Richard Bonynge and Verdi Great, Aprile Millo. Performances for some of the greatest centers of music in Italy, The Casa Barezzi, Teatro Verdi, Villa Puccini at Torre del Lago, in memory of our great friend, the granddaughter of Puccini herself, Dr. Simonetta Puccini, and for the Renata Tebaldi Fondazione Museo, the Casa Verdi in Milano and the brand new Zeffirelli Museum in Florence.
Three weeks to walk in a warm culture steeped in opera history, speaking the language you sing, and learning the ways of expanding your vocal and stylistic knowledge as you advance by using that knowledge immediately on stage. "It's like Disney Land for Opera Singers, we get everything, I never knew singing could be this easy... I will never be the same again!"
See yourself in a different way....come be a part of the Opera Experience.