AAMS Emerging Young Artist Intensive Workshop

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The AAMS Emerging Young Artist Intensive Workshop will be held from Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 7, 2024 at REACH, Kennedy Center.   We will present the finale ensemble performance  at the Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center on Saturday, June 8th, 2024.  This program offers private coaches, diction, interpretation, improvisation, singing with body movement, and master classes for the young artists who are preparing for the master’s Programs and Young Artists Programs.


Mira Yang, Artistic Director, GMU, WNO, Kennedy Center

Kathleen McKellar Ferguson, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Resident Artist

Rick Davis, Dramatization, Dean of CVPA, GMU

Carl DuPont, Peabody Conservatory, Opera

Danielle Piatelli, Diction and Vocal Coach, Kunstuniversität, Graz, Austria

Patricia Miller, George Mason University, Houston Grand Opera, New York City opera, San Francisco Opera, etc.,

Kyle Pfortmiller, Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Lehigh University

Young Artists Program Presentation by Christopher Cano, Director of the WNO (Washington National Opera), Cafritz Young Artist Program

Young Artists Program Presentation by Marco Nistico, Metropolitan Opera, Director of YAP, Sarasota Opera

Dr. Lisa Bloy and Dr. Ina Mirtcheva Coach/Accompanist

Daily: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Open Master Classes of body movement, diction, drama, interpretation, vocal coaching, and young artists programs presentation.

Selected singers will be at the Final Concert on Saturday, June 8th at 6:00 pm at the Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center.

Application fee: $50, Tuition: $300 paid by April 30, 2024 through paypal.com to webmaster@aamsopera.com,

The application fee and the tuition are not refundable after April 30.

Application form: Click Here: http://aamsopera.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/2024-AAMS-Intensive-Worshop-Application.pdf

More information, write to : webmaster@aamsopera.com