Musical Training over the Summer

Summer Music Festival

This program offers private coaches, diction, and interpretation, improvisation, and singing with body movement, dance and master classes.  The program also offers opera & musical theatre scenes, Opera to Pop Concert, Art Songs Recital, Marathon of Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals and main production of The Magic Flute. All roles will be double cast.

When:         June 17 through June 29, 2019

Where:        Bethesda, MD

Who:           Young Professionals, College, Qualified High school singers, and children.

Applicants must submit a MP3/Mp4 or attend live auditions on Saturday, March 9 in Bethesda, MD.

Cost:           Application fee: $40.  Program cost: $1,000 (Minor roles $800).  Participating Children: $400

Tuition not refundable after 4/1/19

Application (click here)

Aid:            The scholarship and aid available

Deadline:     Application must received by 3/31/19.  Early application encouraged to get a role assignment.

Contact:      Mira Yang, Artistic Director; webmaster@aamsopera.com,

Key Professors and Training Team:

Mira Yang, Artistic Director

Advisory Board: Patricia Miller(GMU) Stage Director: Lee Kimball (Opera Delaware) Conductor: Nonna Kaler-Slutsky Music Director: Steve Bertino, Misha Tumanov Music Coaching: Amy Kwon

Master Class Professors:

  • Robert Ainsley (Director of Young Artist Program, Washington National Opera)
  • Javier Array (Metropolitan Opera)
  • Kyle Pfortmiller, (Metropolitan Opera for Opera and Musical Theater)
  • Ron Gretz (Annapolis Opera)
  • Patricia Miller (GMU)
  • Leah Hawkins (WNO YAP & Metropolitan Opera)
  • Joe Walsh (Lyric Opera of Virginia)