In this advanced programme, created in association with the Welsh National Opera (WNO), you’ll delve into a rigorous combination of individual tuition, specialist classes and numerous performance opportunities in a range of settings.
Your programme of study involves one-to-one singing lessons and repertoire training with tutors who are eminent professional singers and coaches.
You’ll balance this with classes in stagecraft, dramatic and interpretive skills, and the main operatic languages (Italian, French and German). Tuition focused on building your professional and employability skills also plays a part in your training.
However, it’s performing that is the foundation of your time here. You’ll take part in ensemble projects and opera scene presentations, but the majority of your study will centre on a public performance in a fully staged opera, involving periods of intense preparation and rehearsal.
Through our strong ties with industry, you’ll be immersed in a professional operatic company environment from early on in your course – these include opportunities to observe and shadow selected WNO studio rehearsals.
Through a range of teaching approaches in an inspiring conservatoire setting, you’ll develop a mastery of the essential skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in today’s industry.