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OPERAtunity is a unique program for high school classical vocal training. Industry professionals, composers, singers, librettists, and an accompanist, come together for OPERAtunity. This ten-day vocal workshop intensive for young adult singers (age 15-21 years) from the Coachella Valley is one-of-a-kind.
This music program will take place next June (2021) at the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory. The workshops are college level and aimed at career preparation for students interested in exploring a career either as singers or in the administrative world of classical music. The program is open to students from Gr. 9 thru age 21.
During the intensive, students are assigned at least one solo piece and one ensemble repertoire that introduces them to the concepts and techniques inherent to classical vocal performance (breath support, diction, practice/time-management, stage presence, historical context, and modern developments). Throughout the daily workshops, students work one-on-one with the professional opera faculty preparing for a Community Showcase at the end of the program that will include repertoire from The Marriage of Figaro.
The students will also take a field trip and experience the world of opera behind the scenes at the Los Angeles Opera, be part of the live audience to watch first-hand, a professional opera performance by LA Opera.
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We are seeking sponsors for OPERAtunity. Please visit our Sponsor/Donate page on the website or call 760.325.6107