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Opera Intro Summer School

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Opera Intro Summer School
A six-day course for those who are studying or are considering studying at undergraduate or postgraduate level, however have not studied on a postgraduate opera course.

Monday 04 – Saturday 09 September (booking deadline 18 August)

The Opera Intro Summer School will be led by Jeremy Silver. Jeremy is a core member of our Artistic Team, as well as a highly distinguished conductor, and has conducted at major houses around the world. He has worked on the Music Staff of English National Opera, Scottish Opera and Glyndebourne.

‘The Opera Intro Summer School is designed for young classical singers who are keen to discover more about opera, but have not yet attended an opera course at a conservatoire. Over six days, fifteen singers will participate in individual and ensemble coaching sessions addressing both musical and vocal matters, workshops on stagecraft and movement, and production rehearsals of ensemble scenes. The course culminates in a workshop performance of arias and the staged scenes.’ – Jeremy Silver

During the course, you will take part in:
• One-to-one coaching with Jeremy Silver on aria and scene repertoire;
• Vocal and music coaching with leading NOS coaches;
• Rehearsals of scenes and arias with leading director Olivia Fuchs;
• An in-house performance as a culmination of the course to which you can invite friends, singing teachers and family;
• Career guidance sessions with NOS staff;
• Movement with Karen Halliday.

You will also have:
• Access to the NOS Opera Library for the week;
• Access to our suite of practice rooms;
• Feedback from our coaching staff, to take forward to your next stage of training;
• Rehearsal time with a pianist to prepare your repertoire;

Eligibility:
• You must be at least 18 years old by the start of the course.
• You will have studied music and/or singing to a reasonably high level.
• You are not already studying on an opera course at a conservatoire.

Course fee: £495.00
Please note participants will need to organise their own accommodation.

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