VOCAL ARTS at LA ROCHE D'HYS
Vocal Arts Programmes 2022
ATELIER LYRIQUE : "THE BODY SINGS"
Two sessions June and August
Session 1 : 12 to 26 June 2022
a full 2 week intensive workshop for singers and repetiteur/coaches Open to all levels NO AGE LIMIT
These intensive workshops concentrate on dramatic and musical coaching of the classic vocal repertoire in preparation for auditions, competitions, in-depth study of a complete operatic role or personal professional development.
Under the direction of internationally recognized Oera Director and Operalogue, Jeannette Aster,
the faculty includes:
Stuart Graham, vocal clinician
Narmina Afendiyeva , head coach
Guest conductor tba
Philippe Greneche , career consultant Paris
Robert Verguet, recording engineer
Limited to 12 participants 8 singers 4 pianists
No auditions first come first served basis
Session 2 16 - 26 August 2022
a 10 day intensive workshop for singers and repetiteur/coaches Open to all levels NO AGE LIMIT
These sessions are devoted to individual development work for serious singers of all ages with an emphasis on physical engagement in singing, expanding recital repertoire and fine-tuning performance techniques.
Jeannette Aster, Dramatic and physical training,
International stage director
Jane Olian Vocal clinician: Julliard , Manhattan School of Music
Donna Gill Head coach: Julliard, N.Y.U., Chautauqua Summer Opera
Candy Siu coach repetiteur Berlin
Robert Verguet sound engineer
plus Visiting guest artists
Limited to 12 participants 10 singers 2 pianists
Application deadline for both programmes is March 1, 2020.
TO APPLY Please email : firstname.lastname@example.org
"I know that the new awareness I have learned will allow me to get
inside the music and I think that this alone will allow me for to
become a more genuine and powerful performer."
- Jonathan, Singer, Toronto, Canada
Individual study programmes created and tailored to the specific needs of each participant.
50 hours of individual work and small group sessions with musical, vocal and dramatic coaches
Aria study, melodies and lieder, complete role study, development of special projects, audition preparation
Emphasis on polishing text, diction, languages, style in performance repertoire as well as integrating stage presentation skills, and physical expression in performance.
Daily physical and vocal warmup “Tuning the body”, emphasis on physical expression, engaging the body, breathing
Career Counselling with professional consultants
Professional quality recording of a demo audition CD possible upon request
Open Masterclass and Public concerts
"It is the perfect environment for both experienced professional singers seeking a “tune-up” or an intensive period of individual work and dedicated amateur singers looking for a chance to further cultivate their skills with a first-rate professional faculty"
Kristin, singer, New York
August 03 - 14
Opera. Connections.Europe is an unique professional development program geared specifically to building network connections and preparing emerging opera singers for the European audition experience.
Designed and developed in partnership with agents and theaters throughout Europe, the 10-day workshops offer thorough audition preparation with international experts but most importantly, a
realistic understanding of the European opera scene and the opportunity of building personal networks with opera professionals in Europe with follow-up and continued mentoring through audition tours and further professional opportunities.
The objective of the programme is to offer emerging opera singers from around the world the counselling support and network connections to access the European opera market.
Dates for 2022: AUGUST 03-14 2022
Application deadline April 01 2022
To view and download the full brochure
and online applications , please visit
the dedicated website:
Video interview with Jeannette Aster
"Singing in Europe is an ultimate dream….attending the program at La Roche D'Hys was an experience that has helped propel me forward and find the confidence within to go out and do it! The excellent professional coaches and conductors I worked with, helped me hone in on what I should present in European auditions, to understand how the system works and what to expect. The individual attention provided by each faculty member covered every area in the music business..."
Michelle, singer from Calgary Alberta Canada now living and working in Berlin
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