Short Courses (including Summer Schools, Workshops and Masterclasses)
Please see below a selection of short courses happening in the UK in 2013:
Co-Opera Co. Professional Connections 2012/2013 – As well as opera productions, Co-Opera Co. offers a range of fantastic workshops throughout the Spring & Autumn, lead by some of the professions most eminent practitioners. For more information and details of the 2012 courses available visit: http://www.co-opera-co.org/html/opera_workshops.html
Dartington International Summer School – Offers a wide range of music courses throughout the summer season. For more information and details of the 2013 courses available visit: http://www.dartington.org/summer-school
Dorset Opera - An intensive two week opera course that takes place each summer at Bryanston School in Dorset. Participants will work on the company's operatic productions with a range of acclaimed professionals in the opera world. Details of the 2013 Season to be announced.
For further details please visit: http://www.dorsetopera.com/08/joinus.shtml
Double Day Divas - A fun, new and unparalleled non-residential weekend classical singing course covering all genres of opera, classical song and musical theatre. Each weekend course encompasses the highest level of one to one coaching, masterclass, language, drama, performance etiquette, interpretation, technical confidence, and culminates in a public group recital before an audience of invited guests. For more information and details of the 2012 courses available visit: http://www.doubledaydivas.com/Double_Day_Divas/Welcome.html
Jackdaws Music Education Trust – The Trust runs a range of residential courses for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. The course tutors are prominent international musicians. For more information and details of the 2013 courses available visit: http://www.jackdaws.org.uk/
Opera Coast - An annual operatic workshop ideal for all passionate opera singers. This is a weekend workshop that takes place mid summer in Eastbourne, Sussex. The 2013 workshop will be held between 19-21 July and will be focusing on scenes from Stravinsky's 'The Rake's Progress'. The course will be led by acclaimed professional music and theatre directors with significant experience of working in the world's major opera houses.
For full details on the weekend and information on applying and auditioning for a solo part, please visit: http://www.operacoast.co.uk/#audition
The Complete Singer – Offers a range of courses throughout the year which include a Summer Course, Advanced Performance Courses, Workshops and Teaching. For more information and details of the 2012/2013 courses available visit: http://www.thecompletesinger.co.uk/