Summer Conservatory

Perform with us!

Join us for our dynamic three-week Opera Camp this summer!  This year our virtual offering will feature ensemble master classes and group work each morning with private lessons in singing, acting, music theory, languages and special related arts each afternoon.  Students will focus on group and individual projects, work with masters from around the country, and produce a virtual opera at the end of the session. 

Spend your July with us in this fun, exciting and innovative program!

Who It's For

Ages 10–18, all levels

Duration

July 6 - July 24, 2020

Where

Program runs Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Final performance will be held on July 24, 2020 via Zoom.

Cost of Virtual Program

$500 (typically $975). Scholarships are available for qualifying students.

Information for Applicants

Virtual auditions will be scheduled upon receipt of application.

Program Structure

The average day is organized into two parts—group/ensemble work in the morning, plus private lessons in the afternoon. Areas of study may include:

  • Singing technique and interpretation
  • Acting
  • Movement and dance
  • Music and theater theory and history
  • Scene work and character study
  • Improvisation and audition techniques
  • Speech and diction
  • Professionalism

Discover the World

Because exploring art and culture means exploring the world, the Opera Scouts program also presents opportunities for travel and exchange in both local and distant destinations. In April 2021 Opera Scouts are embarking on the AUSTRIA ADVENTURE to visit and perform in Salzburg, Melk and Vienna! 

Check out our recent ITALIA (IN)CANTA program featuring a 10 day musical trip to Venice, Florence and Rome:

Watch the 2018 Italia (in)canta video here!

Learn More

Questions? Please contact (415) 565-3280 or guildeducation@sfopera.com