SUMMER OPERA ACADEMY

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Academy Info

With the launch of VCO's fifth annual Summer Opera Camp, we bring you our Summer Opera Academy in conjunction with UNLV School of Music!  Bringing our love of opera to coming generations, this newly-structured 4-week program will offer three specialized level of instruction: Opera Camp, Opera Workshop, and Opera Lab.  Our Summer intensive brings together students from 4th grade to adult with no audition requirement. Instruction includes history and context, repertoire, movement, acting, etiquette, professional development, master classes, vocal instruction and coaching, and ensemble work. The Academy students will perform four free community concerts at UNLV in the month of June.  

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Tuition

Opera Camp - Tuition $50

Open to Beginning Singers entering grades 4-8. Three-week program Tuesdays/Thursdays starting June 4th to June 20th from 10am-12 pm.  Concert performances on June 13th.  Final performance on June 20th.

Goals

Intro to vocal technique, character building, movement onstage.  Students will perform short scenes with chorus, small ensembles, and soloists.

Opera Workshop - Tuition $75

Open to Intermediate Singers entering grades 8-12.  Four-week program Tuesdays/Thursdays starting June 4th to June 27th from 11am-3 pm.  Concert performances on June 13th, June 20th, and June 27th.

Goals

Work on vocal technique, movement, languages, solo repertoire, and audition techniques along with professional development. Students will perform solos, duets, scenes and a special concert event. Attend masterclasses, and Jury settings.  Opera Workshop students will have the chance to audition for roles in the 2020 presentation of Cunning Little Vixen, and the sensory-adaptive outreach.

Opera Lab – Tuition $100

Open to Advanced Singers 18+ years of age. Four-week program Tuesdays/Thursdays starting June 4th to June 27th from 1-5 pm.  Concert performances on  June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.

Goals

Refine vocal technique, character study, stage movement, language skills, audition technique, and professional development. Students will perform solos, duets, scenes and a special concert event. Attend masterclasses, and Jury settings.  Opera Lab students will have the chance to audition for roles available in the Opera Tour, Young Artist Concerts, and next season mainstage works.

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Application

NOTE: All students will be attending & performing in free community concerts weekly on Thursdays (6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27) from 5-7pm.  Any questions can be directed to Emily, our Opera Academy Administrator, email below.

1. Email: EmilyKS@SinCityOpera.com

  • Student Name
  • Parent Name (if under 18)
  • Grade in School
  • Contact Phone (parent if under 18)
  • Contact Email (parent if under 18)
  • Current level of skill, performance, goals
  • Any additional questions
  • Workshop & Lab participants - Please send video link

2. Pay for tuition for your level below from the drop down menu

3. Confirm receipt of student registration

4. Registration open until May 31st, 2019