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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATION❥❥CANADIAN OPERATICArts ACADEMYMay 2 to 26For singers, pianists and directors (students andprofessionals) with the skills to obtain, realizeand sustain a prolific and rewarding career in theoperatic profession.Location: London, ONApplications still acceptedtheWholeNote SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATION 2012All the king’s voicesOpportunities For All❥❥ACCADEMIA EUROPEADELL’OPERA (AEDO)AEDO Milan (Italy): July 20 to August 7AEDO Amsterdam (The Netherlands): August 9 to 26For young opera singers who wish to polish theirskillsApplications still acceptedThe AedO is a new programme for youngopera singers wishing to develop and polishthe skills required for engaging operaticperformances. Our international faculty willguide participants throughout the programme,fostering their learning of the many disciplinesthat shape opera.AedO was created through the collaborationof the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy(University of Western Ontario) and the CentroStudi Opera Omnia L. Boccherini (Lucca,Italy). This international partnership shapesthe mission of AedO.Each participant is assigned an operatic roleto prepare in advance and given engagingmusical and staging rehearsals. AedO culminateswith the performance of the fullopera with orchestra. AedO also focuses onnurturing the singers in developing the toolsto craft any given role.*The Canadian Operatic Arts Academy (COAA)and Accademia Europea dell’Opera (AedO)are sister programmes taking place in London(Ontario), Milan and Amsterdam.www.aedopera.orginfo@aedopera.org519-661-2111 x80047❥❥Belvoir TERRACEJune 22 to August 7For girls 8 – 16 years oldLocation: Lenox, MassachusettsApplication deadline: early spring,occasional openings as late as JuneBravo Academy for thePerforming ArtsBelvoir Terrace is an all arts educational summercamp community following an electiveprogramme. Music majors spend severalhours a day in private and group lessons,but can also elect professional instructionin studio art, dance, theatre or individualsports. Belvoir offers quality music instructionin all instruments and voice to beginnersthrough pre-professionals in a supervised,supportive camp setting. Interested musiciansshould see the website and apply on therequest form. Prospective students can submita video clip and have a Skype interview.Belvoir also offers an adult chamber musicprogramme for string players and pianists,August 19 to 26.www.belvoirterrace.comNancy Goldberginfo@belvoirterrace.com212-580-3398❥❥BRAVO ACADEMY for thePERFORMING ARTSVarious programmes from July 2 to August 26For children ages 7 – 12 and youth 13 – 21Location: Toronto, ONDeadlines: open; early bird before April 1The Bravo Academy will present three campsthis summer. The Youth Music Theatre ProductionCamp (July 2 to 13 and/or July 16 to27) is a full day, two-week programme inwhich students 7 – 12 have rehearsals, takelessons in dance, voice and acting and createset pieces and props for their final show,Alice in Wonderland Jr. The Youth BroadwayCamp is a similar programme condensed overone week (July 30 to August 3 and/or August20 to 24), for students 7 – 12, presentingthe show The Best Little Theater in Town.For youth, Bravo presents the Teen MusicTheatre Production Camp, (ages 13 – 21),running August 2 to 26.www.bravoacademy.cainfo@bravoacademy.ca647-350-7464The Canadian Operatic Arts Academy is anelite international programme that providessingers, pianists and directors with the skillsto obtain, realize and sustain a prolific andrewarding career in the operatic profession.An internationally recognized faculty fromcelebrated institutions provides the participantswith invaluable insight into the multifacetedworld of opera — its preparation,performance and business, through a varietyof forums. Topics include role preparation,performance practice, collaboration, dramaticexercises and study, audition training, promotion,management and vocal and physicalhealth. The programme culminates in a publicperformance through which all participantswill gain practical experience.*The Canadian Operatic Arts Academy (COAA)and Accademia Europea dell’Opera (AedO)are sister programmes taking place in London(Ontario), Milan and x80047❥❥CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY –SUMMER OPERA CAMPAges 9 – 12: July 23 to 27, 9am – 3:30pmAges 7 – 9: July 30 to August 3, 9am – 3:30pmAges 5 – 6: August 7 to 10, 9am – 3:30pmLocation: Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre,Toronto, ONRegistration open (enrolment limited)The COC launches a new camp session(August 7 to 10) designed for children ages5 and 6. Participants explore different artforms in opera, including music, drama anddance. Children ages 7 – 9 and 9 – 12 learnmusic and stage scenes from Johann StraussII’s operetta Die Fledermaus, featured in theCOC’s 2012/13 season. Guided by guest artists,they present an abridged version of theopera for family and friends and receive dressrehearsal tickets to the COC’s production ofDie Fledermaus. No previous performing experienceis required. Cost: 0 per week(ages 7 – 12); 0 per four-day camp (ages5 – 6) with half-days and bursaries❥❥CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY –SUMMER YOUTH INTENSIVEOne-week programme: July 2 to 8, 9:30am – 5pmTwo-week programme: July 2 to 13, 9:30am – 5pmFor youth ages 13 – 1862

Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, Toronto, ONRegistration open (enrolment limited)The COC’s Summer Youth Intensive offersteens an immersive experience in the worldof opera. Participants receive mentoring fromprofessional artists and experts in theatricalproduction. During the one-week programme,students experience what it is like to be amember of an opera chorus through groupmusic and staging rehearsals. The two-weekprogramme has students creating their ownopera from the ground up, building on skillslearned during the previous week while continuingto hone individual areas of interest.The result is showcased in a performancefor friends and family on the last day of theprogramme. Cost: 0 for one-week programme;0 for two-week Centauri the king’s Summer voices Arts Camp For more photos and new arrivals,❥❥CENTAURI SUMMER ARTS CampJuly and AugustFor kids and teens ages 8 – 18Location: Wellandport, ONApplication deadline: noneCentauri Summer Arts Camp is a residentialcamp programme for youth aged 8 – 18based in the Niagara Region. We offer morethan 40 intensive arts programmes, manyof them music-based: songwriting, musicaltheatre, vocal, Glee, instrumental music andmore. Centauri is an exciting communitywhere young people experience the uniqueatmosphere of a sleepover camp while workingwith industry professionals to improvetheir music skills and participate in variedarts electives. The atmosphere is collaborativeand all campers take part in presentationson the final day. Be part of a unique artscommunity this summer and make life-longmemories and friends!www.centauriartscamp.cominfo@centauriartscamp.com416-766-7124❥❥CENTRE for OPERASTUDIES in ITALY (COSI)June 19 to July 18For graduate students in a university operaprogramme as well as emerging professionalopera singers, collaborative pianists and stagemanagement internsLocation: Sulmona, ItalyApplication deadline: closed for 2012 singers; allother programmes remain open for application.The COSI experience is rich in operatictraining and performances, with immersionin Italian life and Italian language classes.Internationally-renowned faculty in operaticperformance, voice and piano instruction andcoaching, dramatic coaching, bodywork andlyric Italian work with advanced singers, pianistsand stage managers to create a high levelof performance in the traditional grandeur ofItalian venues. The deadline for singers in theCOSI 2013 opera programme applications isDecember 1,❥❥CHOIRS ONTARIO VOCALTRAINING and CHORAL CampJuly 4 to 7For adult choral singersLocation: TBAApplication deadline: May 14Choirs Ontario proudly presents the sixthannual VOCAL workshop for adult choralsingers. Improve your vocal technique andgain valuable choral expertise in four fulldays of inspiring vocal lessons, choral sessionsand masterclasses with conductor Dr.Lee Willingham and vocal coaches JamieHillman and Janet Obermeyer. Participantsmay register as either a “Masterclass Soloist”or “Masterclass Auditor.”Masterclass Soloist: 5 (Discount rate forChoirs Ontario members: 0!)Masterclass Auditor: 5 (Discount rate forChoirs Ontario members: 0!)www.choirsontario.orginfo@choirsontario.org416-923-1144❥❥DOMAINE FORGET INTERNATIONALMUSIC and DANCE ACADEMYVarious sessions May 14 to September 3,depending on instrument, voice and genreLocation: Saint-Irénée in Charlevoix, QCApplication Deadlines: February 15 – ChamberMusic, New Music; March 15 – Voice, Brass,Woodwinds, Guitar, Dance, Strings; April 1 – Choir;May 15 – Jazz, Soundtrack Composition, JazzSingingSee website for scholarship application deadlines.Le Domaine Forget International Music andDance Academy offers serious students theopportunity to perfect their skills under theauspices of world-renowned artists. Thebeauty and tranquility of the setting atDomaine Forget inspire creativity whilst thefacilities suite the needs of both students andteachers perfectly. Whether you are a youngprofessional or an advanced student, youwill benefit from the opportunity to furtheryour musical training through the tutelageof established teachers and the participationin masterclasses given by distinguishedinternational artists.www.domaineforget.comadmission@domaineforget.com418-452-8111❥❥GUITAR WORKSHOP PLUSSession 1: July 15 to 20Session 2: July 22 to 27For beginners to professionals, ages 12 to adultLocation: Toronto/Oakville, ONAt Guitar Workshop Plus, we possess a strongcommitment to music education. Beginner orprofessional, you will find what you’re lookingfor! Guitar, bass, drum, keyboard, vocal andsongwriting courses are offered for all ages,levels and styles, including classical, jazz,rock, blues and acoustic. Each day consistsof morning and afternoon classes that involvea hands-on approach, late afternoon clinics,ensemble performances and evening concerts.Professional faculty and world-classguest artists teach and perform. Residentand non-resident tuitions are available. Joinus this summer and treat yourself to a fun,music-filled experience!www.guitarworkshopplus.cominfo@guitarworkshopplus.com905-567-8000❥❥Interprovincial MUSIC CAMPAugust 19 to 24: Rock, Jazz, Glee, and EventtheWholeNote SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATION 201263

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