WHAT IS SOI?
Opera Modesto’s Summer Opera Institute (SOI) for teens is a conservatory level training program for youth artists graduating from 8th – 12th grades (with some flexibility). The program consists of workshops designed to enhance self-confidence, leadership and performing skills. Classes include specialized vocal training, language pronunciation, performance skills, International Phonetic Alphabet, dance, drama, workshops by international guest artists and much more.
WHAT ABOUT SAFETY?
The safety and well-being of our staff, students and community is our top priority. Opera Modesto continues to monitor and follow health recommendations regarding COVID-19.
DO I HAVE TO AUDITION?
Auditions are not required; however Vocal Placement is. The faculty hears each participant for vocal range and skill levels prior to start of the program.
IS THERE A COST?
There is a $200 fee to attend SOI. This includes all coursework, music and a 2021 SOI t-shirt. Scholarships are available, and nobody will be turned away due to financial circumstances.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Enrollment is complete for the 2021 Season.
Contact Jewel Whitaker, Marketing & Development Manager at 209-523-6426 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.