From the Conductor's Perspective
-- Los Angeles
Summer 2018 Masterclass Series & Panel -- Los Angeles
July 7th to September 2nd, 2018
Saturdays: 2 to 5pm and Sundays: 3 to 6pm
All held @ 619 Mountain Dr, Beverly Hills
**EXCEPT July 14th and 15th: 6515 Ocean Front Walk, Playa del Rey, 90293
July 28th and 29th: 273 Maybery Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402**
Stage Director to work with Peter Mark singers this Summer!
To be announced! Keep checking this page for more updates!!
Artistic Professionals Panel
Summer Panel TBA!!
Our most recent panel from
April 8th, 2018, 3 to 6 pm:
Carson Gilmore– Co-founder and Resident Stage Director, Hawkmore Lyric Opera
Lauri D. Goldenhersh – Founder, Lauri’s List, the classical vocal community for SoCal
Kristof Van Grysperre – Conductor, Pianist, and Vocal Coach - Long Beach Opera
Rakefet Hak – Music Director of UCLA Opera Studio, Vocal Coach
PREVIOUS MEMBERS OF OUR ARTISTIC PANEL INCLUDE:
Anne LeBaron - composer, professor, Composition Program, The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts
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
Jack Van Zandt--composer, president of the American Composers Forum of Los Angeles.
Ken Cazan - Chair of Vocal Arts and Opera, Resident Stage Director at USC's Thornton School of Music
Masterclass Participant Prices -- Los Angeles
$ 420 Season Pass--Save $$ by taking 10 to 13 classes!!
$ 360 for 8 classes paid in 2 installments ($180/June/July)
**You must take 8 or more classes to be eligible to perform in the final recital before the artistic professionals panel**
If you take under 8 classes the price is $60 per masterclass.
Must sign up for all 8 classes in advance to receive special pricing. We are unable to offer refunds.
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.
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 Peter Mark 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
$20 per Masterclass
$50 Masterclass Guest Season Pass (Up to a $160 value +)!
September 2nd Recital Tickets
$40 for Non-Guest Pass Holders