Summer Online Opera Masterclass

Friday July 31, at 7 p.m. Online Event.

with international conductor 

Daniel Beckwith

Maestro Beckwith has conducted operas at Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, Metropolitan Opera, and opera houses across the United States.  He has been a collaborative pianist with Renee Fleming, among others.

The application and video audition deadline is July 7, 2020.   There is a $10 application fee.  Selected singers will be notified by July 12.  The registration fee for accepted singers is a covid19 artist discount $69.   The Online Opera Masterclass will take place on Friday July 31 at 7 p.m. Live Webinar via Zoom.

Who Is Eligible: 

Ages 18 and older, no age limit.

College, Semi-Professionals, Professionals.

Repertoire:

Operatic Repertoire - 17th century to Contemporary. 

 

To audition for the Online Opera Masterclass with Maestro Beckwith, please send the following to lyranewyork@gmail.com: 

  • Your Name and Contact Information (body of email)

  • Resume (pdf attachment)

  • Headshot (jpeg attachment)

  • 1 Professional Reference (body of email)

  • Name of Voice Teacher (body of email)

  • Links of Two Videos of Contrasting Opera Arias (period, language, composer, style) (Links in body of email - do not send files as attachments, dropbox, or google drive)

  • Complete the Audition Fee with the PayPal button below.

PayPal Application Fee of $10 is to be received on or before July 7, 2020.    Accepted singers' registration fee of $69 will be  sent by invoice to be paid by July 15, 2020.  A zoom link will be sent to participants.  All fees are non-refundable.  Please contact lyranewyork@gmail.com with any questions.

Summer Online Baroque Masterclass

Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7 p.m.

with dramatic coloratura soprano

Zoe Vandermeer

In this Baroque Masterclass, Zoe Vandermeer provides specific tools for opera singers in the art of singing Baroque music while maintaining the full integrity of the operatic voice.

 

Zoe Vandermeer specializes in the Baroque and Bel Canto repertoire, performs nationally and internationally, and has been reviewed as 'an artist of genius', in Spain's Diari de Balears, in response to her original Baroque pastiche opera 'If Love Be the Food of Musick'.  Ms. Vandermeer has been a guest on numerous radio stations, and she has two upcoming CD releases with a well known American classical label.

"This was a wonderful experience - learned more about ornaments, cadenzas, and emotions." - Participant, 2019 Winter Baroque Masterclass

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