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Composition / Conducting / Piano / Strings / Voice / Woodwinds

GSIM Opera Program Potential Offerings and Activities

+ Individual voice lessons

+ Opera coaching sessions (for both singers and pianists) by the Curtis Institute of Music, Virginia Opera and the VCU faculty

+ Acting classes focusing on opera aria and ensemble selection

+ Rehearsals for concerts with a team of directors, coaches and voice teacher

+ Opera performance movement classes and yoga workshops for singer

+ Participant concerts on opera scenes and except

+ Daily English and Italian classes

+ Career advice lecture and behind the scenes opera facility tour by Virginia Opera administrators

+ Concerto Competition, of which the winners will perform with the GSIM Festival Orchestra

+ Opportunity to work with the Festival Orchestra on other on-site projects