Summer Course

Diction Course for Singers

Vasto - Abruzzo 

August 3rd -8th, 2020 

A full immersion week to develop competence and confidence in singing Italian repertoire while experiencing Italian culture and relaxing in the resort town of Vasto, in Abruzzo.

This Course is open to

professional singers of all levels:

Improvers - Advanced

and Observers

with a minimum of 6 enrolled singers

Limited enrollment: max 8 students 

10 observers 

Take this opportunity to:

  •  Refresh your knowledge of the fundamentals of the Italian diction or develop your aural awareness of the individual place of articulation of open/closed vowels and consonants;

  • Bridge the correct execution of the lyrical Italian language with its musical setting;

  • Learn to integrate the emotions conveyed by the Italian lyrical text into the linguistic and vocal performance.

The Programme Includes:

  • 5 x1hr class lesson on phonetics and analysis of Italian arias

  • 5 x 45 min. individual coaching with the accompanist

  • A public performance for the Italian audience

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it also includes:

  • A welcoming "aperitivo cenato" on the evening before the starting of the course

  • A lovely dinner on the evening before the public performance 

  • A farewell "gelato" after the public performance 

 The cost is € 675 payable in Euros or the equivalent sum in Pound Sterling, that is £ 580 ca -- price could slightly vary at the time of the exchange -- and it is payable in two installments

  1. €175 to be payed at the time of registration + € 25 for administrative fees -- non refundable; to secure your place register by 30th March 2020

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 2. € 500 by the deadline, 31st May 2020