Master of Music Studies (Opera Performance)
Level: Postgraduate coursework
If you are an opera studies graduate the Master of Music Studies (Opera Performance) will extend your technical knowledge of opera repertoire and operatic performance practice. The program is intended for professional singers who wish to enhance the many professional skills required on the opera and music theatre stage.
You will develop and refine the technical and interpretative qualities of your voice as an operatic instrument, with emphasis on expanding your self-sufficiency in role selection and concert repertoire. The Master of Music Studies (Opera Performance) includes a focus on text related matters in various kinds of vocal music to foster the development of your personal skills as an interpreter in all the major operatic languages. You will also study language structure, poetry, and operatic text within a cultural and historical context.
The program includes the Graduate Diploma in Music Studies (Opera Performance) if you prefer to undertake a course without an opera performance portfolio. Both courses include a series of masterclasses, ensemble rehearsals, workshops and performances.