Oberlin in Italy
June 1 to July 10, 2014
Featuring Puccini's La Rondine & Gianni Schicchi
The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is pleased to present its 26th annual summer training program for singers, pianists, stage directors, design & production and instrumentalists in the beautiful city of Arezzo, Italy. The session takes place from Monday, June 1 (arrival date) to Thursday, July 10 (departure date).
More than 60 young artists from top pre-professional programs, graduate schools, conservatories, and schools of music in the United States and abroad are chosen from National auditions in January and February to come together in the heart of Tuscany for an intensive five-week program that combines language and musical study with Italian cultural immersion.
Program participants work closely with the faculty of internationally distinguished artists, teachers, coaches, conductors, and stage directors. Then Oberlin in Italy faculty is made up of world renowned artists, who are currently active in the opera industry's top opera companies and institutions such as: La Scala Opera Theater, Glyndebourne, Vienna Staatsoper, Teatro Real Madrid, Los Angeles Opera, Opera Theatre St. Louis, Wolf Trapp Opera, Semperoper Dresden, Teatro Massimo, San Francisco Opera Palermo, Theaterakademie, National Opera Brussels, Teatro Colón, Fort Worth Opera, Dallas Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Arena di Verona, , Royal Festival Hall London, , Glimmerglass Opera, Oberlin Conservatory, University of Maryland, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Interlochen Arts Academy, Luigi Cherubini Conservatorio, Curtis Institute of Music, and the Academy of Vocal Arts. Participant's work with the Oberlin in Italy faculty results in artistic growth, and also forms meaningful contacts with a network of leading Industry professionals.
Phone: (440) 775-8044