Master Class Series
Calgary Opera’s Master Class Series offers insights by experts in the classical vocal world. Everyone is welcome to attend: students, teachers, as well as the general public.
Each of the three Sunday afternoon Master Classes will be lead by esteemed voice teachers and repertoire coaches as they work with Calgary Opera’s Emerging Artists and novice singers invited from the Calgary community. Come and observe what previous attendees have discovered to be a fascinating process guiding singing artists to their full potential.
Each Master Class session will be held at the Mamdani Opera Centre:
1315 - 7th Street SW
Master Class Series 1 - ACHIEVING VOCAL EXCELLENCE
Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
with Tracy Dahl - Guest Emerging Artist Voice Teacher, one of Canada’s premier sopranos, University of Manitoba faculty member, and recently appointed to the Order of Canada.
Master Class Series 2 - CONQUERING OPERATIC REPERTOIRE
Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
with Daniel Okulitch, Bass-baritone - a renowned singer appearing on the world’s opera stages, on numerous recordings, and in a featured role for Calgary Opera’s Canadian premiere of Joby Talbot’s Everest.
Master Class Series 3 - ARTISTRY & THE CLASSICAL VOICE
Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
with Mark Morash, Director of Musical Studies for the San Francisco Opera Centreand its Merola Opera Program, guiding young artists as an eminent vocal coach andas an accompanist for many of North America’s notable opera artists.