From the Conductor's Perspective
-- Los Angeles
Summer 2017 Masterclass Series & Panel -- Los Angeles
June 24 to September 24
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
from 3 to 6pm, in Beverly Hills:
June 24th & 25th
Saturday, July 8th
Saturday, July 15th
Saturday, 7/29 with Broadway/Opera Director,
Lillian Groag from 3 to 7pm*
Saturday, August 5th
Sunday, August 6th
August 19th & 20th
Sunday, August 27th
September 9th & 10th
Saturday, 9/16 with Broadway/Opera Director, Lillian Groag from 3 to 7pm
Sunday, September 17th
September 23 -- Dress Rehearsal 3 to 7pm
September 24 -- FINAL RECITAL & FEEDBACK PANEL
Green: Coach w/ Broadway Director Lillian Groag
Pink: Class held @ 833 17th St. #7 in Santa Monica
White: Class held @ 619 Mountain Dr, Beverly Hills
Gold: Class hours extended, 3 to 7pm
New this year!
Singers will have the opportunity to coach with theater and opera stage director, Lillian Groag, to define and refine singers' dramatic performance. Sessions with Lillian will take place on Saturday, July 29th and September 16th in preparation of the final recital before our artistic professionals panel on September 24th @ 3pm.
Artistic Professionals Panel
September 24, 2017, 3 to 6 pm
David Bennett – General Director, San Diego Opera
Ken Cazan - Chair of Vocal Arts and Opera, Resident Stage Director at USC's Thornton School of Music
Peter Kazaras – Stage Director, Director of Opera UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Dr. Robert Mirshak – President & Founder, Mirshak Artists Management, based in NYC & LA
Carol Neblett - The great American Soprano and teacher
Kostis Protopapas – Conductor, Artistic Director - Opera Santa Barbara
Jim Svejda - music commentator and critic, Classical KUSC-FM
Broadway Director, Lillian Groag
Masterclass Participant Prices -- Los Angeles
$ 75 per class
$ 450 for 10 classes
Each 3-hour masterclass will conclude with a chance to ask Peter questions regarding anything covered in class, in addition to questions regarding the business side of singing.
The final performance also counts as a class, as we provide all participating singers with a panel of artistic professionals who will provide feedback, in addition to possible performance and employment opportunities.
*MAKES YOU ELIGIBLE FOR A SLOT IN THE FINAL RECITAL
SIGN UP EARLY -- These classes fill quickly
To secure your participation in the LA masterclasses, start by requesting a slot. Click and follow the instructions below:
Once submitted, contact Kat Anderson by email,
or text/call at (626) 399-7366 to arrange payment.
Once you have signed up through the button above, you will be sent a money request via Venmo, a digital money service. Please do not send money before you have received a money request from us via VENMO.
Payment MUST be made to confirm the slot.
Eligibility for Final Recital
Singers are eligible for inclusion in the Final Recital provided they register, pay for and complete a minimum of TEN masterclasses. The Final Recital is before a panel of decision-makers and respected leaders in the Southern California opera world and beyond.
A LIMITED NUMBER OF APPLICANTS IS ACCEPTED FOR EACH CLASS TO ENSURE INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
Important note regarding changes
Since all resources have already been invested, refunds are not available. We may move your date and time as scheduling allows, but cancellation refunds are not offered.
You don't have to sing to be a part of these wonderful masterclasses! Attend as an audience member, and you can enjoy beautiful music, learn about opera, and support the work of these fine artists. At any of these event, you'll hear up-and-coming voices, watch Peter work with developing artists, and meet a diverse group of professionals, teachers and opera buffs. The Final Recital will be followed by an elegant reception, giving you a chance to meet the participants and members of the Artistic Panel. You'll hear about ways you can support the very active local opera community, and learn more about what's happening in the classical music world at large.
Masterclass Guests & Auditors Ticket Pricing
$15 One Masterclass
$50 Unlimited Guest Pass (UP TO A $180 VALUE)
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Sign up for as many classes as possible below!!
Plus, receive EXCLUSIVE ticket pricing for the FINAL RECITAL, SEPTEMBER 24TH!!
September 24th Recital Tickets
$25 for Unlimited Guest Pass Holders
$40 for Non-Guest Pass Holders