Chinese Performance Studio
July 1 – July 21, 2018
The Chinese Audition & Performance Studio is designed to prepare Asian singers for successful auditions with leading music schools and conservatories in the United States and Europe. Successful auditions are the key to any young singer’s career and at MAI you will receive extensive training in vocal technique, dramatic interpretation, English language, and stage presentation. Our internationally acclaimed faculty artists will work with you to in selecting repertoire, preparing bios, head shots, and other materials that are needed for the rigorous auditions that the world’s leading music schools and conservatories require.
Training & Performances Include:
- Voice Lessons
- Vocal Coaching
- Master Classes
- Intensive English Instruction
- Dramatic Interpretation
- Recitals & Concerts
- Career Seminars
- Audition Preparation
- Video Recording
Typical Daily Schedule:
- 8:30 – Full European Breakfast at your hotel
- 9:30 – 11:30 Language Study
- TOEFL English Classes
- Conversational Italian
- 11:30 – 1:00 – Master Classes
- 1:00 – 2:30 – Lunch at your hotel
- 2:30 – 6:30 – Voice Lessons, Vocal Coaching, Audition Workshops, Master Classes
Video Recording Sessions – Quality recordings are an essential requirement for most music schools and conservatories in order to complete the application process. In this session you will sing your audition selections with one of our professional accompanists and will be presented with a professional quality video that you can then use to complete your college applications.
Faculty Artists – Connections and networking are essential elements of a successful career in the performing arts. At MAI, young artists work daily with some of the leading faculty and guest artists in the profession today. Our faculty artists teach at leading music schools and conservatories including the Manhattan School of Music, the Juilliard School, New York University, Academy of Vocal Arts, Curtis Institute of Music, the Dutch Opera Academy, and perform at such internationally acclaimed opera houses as the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera Covent Garden, Opéra National de Paris, Berlin Staatsoper, and other leading houses.
Applications – To apply simply click on the Apply Now button at the bottom of this page and fill out the application form. MAI does not charge an audition or application fee.
Tuition & Fees – 2018 Asian Audition & Performance Studio tuition is $3,995. A registration fee of $200 is payable upon acceptance.
Housing – At Music Academy International your housing is provided free of charge for the duration of your stay. Accommodations are provided in area hotels in double occupancy rooms. The hotels are all within walking distance of the rehearsal facilities and include full services.
Meals – Daily breakfast and lunch are provided with your tuition and are served at your hotel. Dinner is available at the many restaurants in Primiero. Festival participants are provided with an ID that allows them discounts are many area stores and restaurants.
Transportation – MAI provides round trip private bus transportation from Venice’s Marco Polo Airport (VCE) on July 1 at 4:00 pm to Fiera di Primiero, and returning from Fiera di Primiero to VCE on July 28 at 7:00 am.
Deadline – The deadline for applications to be received is March 15, 2018.
- Nearby Cities Include: Venice, Salzburg, Verona, Innsbruck.
- Hiking and Biking in the Dolomites.
- Cable car trip to Refugio di Tognola for breathtaking views.
- Cable car trip to Rifugio Rosetta located on one of the highest peaks in the Dolomites.
- Hiking trip to visit a cheese-making farm.
- Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida in the Arena di Verona; 300 singers, actors, live camels! A musical extravaganza!
- San Martino di Castrozza, the oldest skiing resort in the Alpine region.
- Water Canyoning in Val Noana with renowned Alpine guides.
Click the button below to submit an application for the Chinese Studio.