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Vienna Vocal Program 

June 19 - 29, 2020

Performances - Career Consultations - Vocal Coaching - Masterclasses

Singers selected for the Vienna Vocal Program June 2020 (max.16) will gain valuable experience through guidance from American soprano KS Linda Watson and Conductor/Coach Christian Koch. Professor Koch has accompanied several world renowned artists, including Thomas Hampson, Bernarda Fink, Luca Pisaroni, and Michael Schade. 
Voice Academy SOL will host a 10-day musical and cultural program designed for classical voice students and emerging artists from June 19-29, 2020.
 
Classes and performances will take place at Vienna International Airport's new concert hall in Office Park 4, during its opening week.​​ Cultural excursions will take place in Vienna.
Instruction will be conducted in English​. 
Tuition: $3,500 USD
  • ​Tuition includes: the musical and cultural program - concert performances, career consultations, vocal coaching, masterclasses, Q&A sessions with distinguished faculty, Vienna excursions, nearby hotel lodging (with breakfast), & local transportation. Airfare not included in tuition.
Click here to view the PDF flyer.
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Musical & Cultural Program

This exclusive program offers singers the opportunity to :
  • perform concerts for the international community in Vienna
  • receive career consultations
  • participate in Opera and Lieder masterclasses with KS Linda Watson and Christian Koch
  • engage in Q&A sessions with distinguished faculty
  • receive vocal coaching
  • perform in the brand new concert hall at the Vienna International Airport
  • enjoy cultural activities focused on classical music life in Vienna - The Capital of Music
    • including, but not limited to ...
    • a performance of La Traviata at the Vienna State Opera followed by a private dinner at Ristorante Sole where padrone Aki Nuredini often hosts opera singers after the performance

    • private tours of historic venues such as the Beethovenhaus Vienna and Mozarthaus Vienna

    • a visit to a local Heuriger for a traditional outdoor dining experience

    • tours & mass at Stephansdom and Augustinerkirche, where Marie Antoinette was married

Distinguished Faculty

KS Linda Watson, Soprano

Professor Christian Koch, Conductor & Coach 

Leonid Belaiff, pianist - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Hafez Babashahi, pianist - Liederfestival Wiener Lieder Herbst

Christopher J. Hoh, Composer/Diplomat/Consultant - former Vice Ambassador to Austria

Artist Manager TBA

Partners

Mia Laska - Nini Zimmer - Katharina Apburg

Peter de Leeuw, Head of Development at VIE

How to Apply 

Please email your CV, one reference, and two video links to voiceacademysol@gmail.com.

Application Fee $25

Deadline April 15, 2020

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