PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Young Singing Actor Intensive will take place Monday, July 31, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Wayne & Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center. It will include workshops and training designed for students interested in pursuing advanced vocal studies. All students grades 9-12 are invited to apply. General Director, William Florescu, Florentine Artistic Staff, and invited clinicians will provide each student: individual or group voice lessons, musical and dramatic coaching, workshops, and master classes. In addition, the final evening of the program will feature a recital open to friends and family featuring group ensembles and solo performances from operatic and classical vocal repertoire.

Interested students should submit their resume to Pablo Siqueiros, Education & Community Engagement Manger, at psiqueiros@florentineopera.org by March 24, 2017 to be eligible for an audition on Sunday, April 2, 2017. At the audition, students must be prepared to offer two memorized pieces – one preferably from the classical repertoire. Your assigned audition time will be emailed to you shortly after your resume is received and reviewed.

 

AUDITION DATE
Sunday, April 2, 2017
2pm-5pm

 

SUBMISSION DATE
Friday, March 24, 2017

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Two memorized pieces; one preferably from the classical repertoire.

 

AUDITION LOCATION:
Wayne & Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center
926 E. Burleigh St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212

 

PROGRAM TUITION
If accepted, the program fee is $500.
Limited need-based scholarships will be available.

 

TO APPLY
Submit resume or list of prior singing experience to Pablo Siqueiros, Education & Community Engagement Manager, at psiqueiros@florentineopera.org by Friday, March 24, 2017.

 

Resumes can also be mailed to:

Florentine Opera Company

Attn: Pablo Siqueiros

930 E. Burleigh St., Lower Level

Milwaukee, WI 53212

 

Must be able to provide transportation to the Florentine Opera Center, housing will not be provided.

 

TESTIMONIALS:

Two years ago, when I began participating in the Florentine Opera Young Singing Actor Intensive, I had absolutely no idea of what I wanted to achieve as a vocal artist. Now, reflecting on my last two summers learning from the Florentine Opera staff, I have grown significantly in my stage presence, attention to detail within my music, and understanding of the art. Perhaps the most important information I have learned, though, is that opera has boundless opportunities. I cannot express my gratitude toward this unique program enough.”

  • Erin of Grafton High School

“The multiple ways that the YSAI has impacted my career as a singer and actor are immense. No where else have I seen such a wonderful and dedicated cast of men and women hoping to further young peoples careers in the arts. The program definitely taught me a multitude of amazing ways to utilize my voice. This program propelled me into wanting to continue my life as a singer.”

  • Noah of Park High School