CALL 2022

CALL FOR STUDENT SELECTIONS 2022 OPERA STUDIO - BELCANTO ACADEMY, Trentino Italy

The Belcanto Academy selects opera singers and accompanying pianists for the Academic Year 2022.

 

The Academy is free of charge, and is divided into two educational paths:

- Course for classical singers with a focus in solo singing

- Course for accompanying répétiteur pianists / collaborating and stage maestros.

Didactic organization

The 5 day monthly internships will take place in Trentino and Alto Adige, starting in March. Locations and dates to be defined later.

 

a) Course for classical singers

⁃ vocal technique and repertoire lessons
⁃ acting
⁃ literature and history of melodrama
⁃ masterclasses with renowned singers, opera agents and artistic directors ⁃ seminars on phoniatrics and vocology

- individual motor activity paths with a physiotherapist / personal trainer
⁃ seminars on osteopathy, posturology, naturopathy, music therapy
⁃ basic classical dance for opera singers
⁃ Italian, German, French, Spanish, English, English / American diction and pronunciation courses

b) Course for accompanying pianists (répétiteur) / stage master collaborators

⁃ lessons in piano technique and operatic repertoire
⁃ practice of accompaniment
⁃ rudiments of conducting
⁃ masterclasses with renowned pianists, agents and artistic directors ⁃ literature and history of melodrama

⁃ rudiments of vocal technique and vocology for accompanying pianists
⁃ individual motor activity paths with a physiotherapist / personal trainer
⁃ seminars on osteopathy, posturology, naturopathy, music therapy
⁃ diction / pronunciation of Italian, German, English / American English, French, Spanish

With the participation of the students, various concerts and and Opera Festival is planned by the Belcanto Academy. Furthermore, for students with suitable vocal traits, it is possible to participate in a production of Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart in collaboration with Singus Music in Spain.

Extract of the Regulations:

 

Candidates must commit to their availability in advance to attend the courses of the Academy regularly and to hold concerts and events that will be organized. Those who they will pass the selections will be admitted to the Academy and will have to attend at least 75% of the lessons in order to obtain the right to the final diploma and to each
any further activity of the Academy (auditions for theaters and managers, concerts, opera performances, etc).

 

Main teachers:

 

M ° William Matteuzzi, world-famous tenor and teacher at the most prestigious academies M ° Giacomo Fornari, musicologist, director of the Conservatory of Bolzano and of the Symphony Orchestra of Lecce and Salento
Ms Giovanna Lomazzi, Vice presindent and Casting manager A.S.L.I.C.O

M° Mauro Gabrieli, director of the artistic field, Teatro Comunale, Bologna
M° Salvatore La Rosa, choir director, teacher at the “Bonporti” Conservatory of Trento
M ° Gioacchino Gitto, tenor and classical singing manager
M° Franco Silvestri, agent of the Lirica International Opera Management of Verona
M ° Marco Voleri, tenor and artistic director of the Goldoni Theater - Mascagni Festival in Livorno
M ° Maria Svan, English / American English coach; international relations
M ° Manuel Burgueras, pianist, teacher at the Katarina Gurska High School of Music
M ° Eva Marco, producer, agent, international relations
M ° Cristina Dominguez international relations
M ° Alberto Frias, director and producer
Dr. M ° Marco Podda, phonologist and composer
M ° Jorg Hempel, baritone and teacher at Hochschule für Musik Dresden
Dr. Mariella Micarelli, music therapist
Dr. Federico Busarello, kinesiologist and head of the Motor Activity Center
Dr. Lucio Parmeggiani, neurologist, Bolzano Civil Hospital
M ° Elisa Canton, classical dancer
M ° Massimo Lambertini, Pianist, conductor and teacher at the Conservatory of Trento; general coordinator
Dr. Francesca Micarelli, Opera Singer, Violinist and Vocologist; artistic director
M ° Sebastiano Beozzo, organizational coordinator and IT manager

Admission requirements:

 

⁃ opera singers with a diploma, bachelor's or master's degree in opera singing; singers who are attending Higher Education Studies in Music Schools or Academies
⁃ solo pianists and accompanists in possession of a diploma, a three-year degree or a master's degree in piano; pianists who are attending Higher Education Studies in Music Schools or Academies

⁃ candidates of any nationality are admitted without age limit

 

Registration:

 

Participants will be selected through curriculum and audio-video material, which must be sent not any later than February 15, 2022; successful candidates will have to undergo a motivational interview online.
At the end, a ranking of the participants will be published and sent by email to each candidate.

All entries for the audition must be sent by email to the artistic direction: academybelcanto@gmail.com

Applications must be accompanied by an artistic curriculum vitae, photos, a copy of a document of valid identity (passport in the case of citizens of non-EU countries), audio- video material with a list of the songs sent.

For more information, you can contact the management via whatsapp at +3483590567.

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M° William Matteuzzi

Tenore di fama internazionale e docente nelle più importanti Accademia italiane ed estere

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Sig.ra Giovanna Lomazzi

Vicepresidente e Casting Manager As.Li.Co Teatro Sociale di Como

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Prof. Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch

Pianista e Docente presso Mozarteum University di Salisburgo

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Dott. Federico Busarello

Chinesiologo e Personal Trainer, Training fisico del cantante lirico e del musicista

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M° Carlo Grante

Pianista concertista e docente presso il Conservatorio "C. Monteverdi" di Bolzano

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M° Augusto Faggioli

Regista e Docente di arti recitative presso il Conservatorio "F A. Bonporti" di Trento

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M° Giacomo Fornari 

Musicologo, Direttore del Conservatorio "C. Monteverdi" di Bolzano

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M° Giuseppina Piunti 

Soprano e mezzosoprano, esperienza in master di interpretazione scenica

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M° Marco Voleri

Tenore e Direttore Artistico del Mascagni Festival

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M° Elisa Canton 

Ballerina classica, danza motricità, danza classica per cantanti lirici 

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M° Matthias Ludwig

Repertorio tedesco e Liederistica, Coach di lingua tedesca

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M° Franco Silvestri 

Agente Lirico

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Dott. Elettra Nilo 

Esperta in Osteopatia e posturologia

Dott. Riccardo Dalledonne

Chinesiologo e Personal trainer, 

 Training del cantante lirico e del musicista

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