Parlando: The COC Blog

6/18/2012

Summer Youth Intensive: SYI Video Contest

The COC is excited to announce the SYI Video Contest!

If you are 13 to 18 years of age, you have the chance to win a scholarship to attend the second week of Summer Youth Intensive (SYI) plus BMO Financial Group Student Dress Rehearsal tickets for the entire 2012/2013 season!

The contest begins today, June 19, 2012 and ends on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. Get your video up early so that you have more time to share it with friends!

Contest details are available here.

 

SYI is a two-week program that gives youth between the ages of 13 and 18 the unique opportunity to learn about the various aspects in opera from professional artists. Week one focuses on skills and techniques, allowing participants to develop as emerging artists. In the second week of the program, participants get an intimate look at creating and producing an opera by exploring libretto writing (writing the text of an opera), musical composition, and design. Participants will create an opera from the ground up and present it to family and friends at the end of the week.

More information regarding the Summer Youth Intensive is available here. Registration is available for both weeks for $350, or register for only Week One or Week Two for $200.

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001