Session 1 (June 20 - July 17, 2022)
The Magic Flute, Mozart
Acis & Galatea, Handel
Session 2 (July 19 - August 14, 2022)
Così fan tutte, Mozart
L'incoronazione di Poppea, Monteverdi
The Tender Land, Copland
June 20, 2022 - August 14, 2022
June 20 - July 17, 2022
July 19 - August 14, 2022
?A Non-Profit Organization with a mission to provide world class training to gifted artists and to offer accessible high quality performances to our community. At Chicago Summer Opera, we offer training in role preparation, vocal technique, dramatic preparation, audition technique, and stage movement. Each singer either receives a full role or cover role. Productions are staged and performed with orchestra. Covers will have a cover run staged with piano. This combination of training helps developing singers grow immensely in a short period of time.
In the past 10 seasons we’ve had the privilege of having several leading world class voice teachers, coaches, performers, directors and conductors join us as faculty and/or guest master classes technicians. They've include: Emanuele Andrizzi, Lloyd Arriola, Darwin Aquino, Anthony Barrese, Codrut Birsan, Emily Birsan, Elizabeth Byrne, Nicole Cabell, John DeMain, Michael Ehrman, Julia Faulkner, Allan Glassman, Amy Hutchison, Quinn Kelsey, Sunny Joy Langton, Alexandra LoBianco, Francesco Milioto, Andreas Mitisek, Steven Mosteller, Andrew Owens, Yasuko Oura, Matthew Ozawa, Philip Pierce, Susanna Phillips, Derrick Sanders, W. Stephen Smith, Michael Sylvester, and Pedro Yanez.
Weekly private voice lessons. The student has the opportunity to go over audition material and roles. Major advantages include networking, a new perspective and fine tuning their instrument.
The student has the opportunity to go over audition material and roles. Major advantages include fine tuning language, musical and dramatic abilities.
A chance to witness or take part in workshops conducted by professionals such as conductors, directors, voice teachers and opera stars.
An opportunity for the students to break down their roles or audition material from a dramatic perspective. The course focuses on understanding and building a character.
Students learn to prepare their bodies for performances. The class focuses on body posture and movement in a performance setting.
Aimed to provide artists with information tied to launching a career. Materials covered are young artist programs, agent/manager relationships, taxes, promotion, email etiquette, European competition and audition circuit and much more.
Performing a Role with Orchestra
An invaluable experience that is the culmination of all the artistic factors that go into performing an opera. Each singer either receives a full role or cover role. Productions are staged and performed with orchestra. Covers will have a cover run staged with piano.
Payment is not provided
$2,850 per session
Audition Based Scholarships Available
Audition based scholarship available. Over $94,000 in scholarship was given for the 2021 season.
Financial Aid Available
Payment Plans Available
Housing: $700 - $1,000 per session
Phone: 312-219-4967?... Read More