The OPERA San Antonio-Classical Music Institute Summer Voice Program is an intensive training program focusing on classical solo and chamber vocal music. We offer three different tiers for singers and one for collaborative vocal pianists during our summer festival.
The Collegiate Voice Program caters to undergraduate and masters-level singers looking to hone their craft with professionals in the field. Participants will have the opportunity to partake in lessons, coachings, rehearsals, and performances in San Antonio. (~20 positions)
The Apprentice Artist Program provides a tuition scholarship and housing stipend to select singers from the Collegiate Voice Program and features them on a touring program around San Antonio and Laredo, TX. (4 positions) *(Operatic-focused program—differentiates from the collegiate voice program)
The Teaching-Artist Fellowship Program is designed for performers with a strong interest in teaching. Participants will perform chamber music alongside other Teaching-Artists and CMI faculty, teach lessons, and participate in one-on-one professional development opportunities. Housing and transportation provided. (4 positions)
The Vocal Collaborative Piano Teaching-Artist Fellowship is geared towards up-and-coming vocal pianist-coach looking for an opportunity in the summer. They will perform both with the Teaching-Artist Fellows and the Apprentice Artists. The artist will also take part in the touring program which visits different locations in San Antonio and Laredo, TX. (1 position)
All participants will take part in individual coaching, solo and ensemble performances, master classes, and career seminars with members of the OSA Artistic Staff and CMI Artist-Faculty.
Applicants may apply for consideration for multiple programs.
The Apprentice Artist Program requires a longer residency than the other programs. Participants must be available virtually beginning June 1, 2023 and in San Antonio June 5- June 28, 2023
The Vocal Collaborative Piano Fellowship Program requires a longer residency than the other programs. Participants must be available in San Antonio June 5 – June 28, 2023.