GSIM Opera Program potential offerings and activities

  • Individual voice lessons
  • Opera coaching sessions (for both singers and pianists) by the Curtis Institute of Music, Virginia Opera and the VCU faculty
  • Acting classes focusing on opera aria and ensemble selections
  • Rehearsals for concerts with a team of directors, coaches and voice teachers
  • Opera performance movement classes and yoga workshops for singers
  • Participant concerts on opera scenes and excepts
  • Daily English and Italian classes
  • Career advice lecture and behind the scenes opera facility tour by Virginia Opera administrators
  • Concerto Competition, of which the winners will perform with the GSIM Festival Orchestra
  • Opportunity to work with the Festival Orchestra on other on-site projects