Canto-Louisville 2019

 July 16 - August 4 2019
About the program 
Canto-Louisville will concentrate on performance opportunities and bringing music and characters to life on the stage.  Special emphasis will be on musical preparation, language and style, and developing clear and convincing characters through dramatic coaching: 
  • complete performance of Carmen
  • program of staged scenes and arias 
  • public master classes
  • individual musical and dramatic coaching
  • French  conversation classes
     Concert at the Speed Museum - date TBD
     Scenes and Arias concert - date TBD
     Master Class - date TBD
     Carmen -  August 4
Faculty *
Lucy Arner, conductor/vocal coach - MET Opera
Liora Maurer, vocal coach/pianist - MET Opera
Sharon Mohar, stage director - Les Maîtres Sonneurs
Marie-France Lefebvre, French diction/vocal coach - MET/CCM
Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, vocal coach/pianist - OTSL
Simón Saad, stage director  - Opera de Columbia
Maurice Lugassy, French conversation and culture
   *more faculty may be added 
We will be in the beautiful city of Louisville, KY.  The largest city in Kentucky, Louisville sits on the banks of the Ohio river. The city has a thriving arts community, and offers range of exciting attractions the whole family can enjoy.
Elizabeth Batton-Sorenson, Louisville Voice Lessons
Partners in Louisville:
University of Louisville School of Music
Address:  105 E. Brandeis Ave. 
Louisville, KY 40208 
Producing Partners/Representatives for U of L:
Emily Albrink, Voice Faculty U of L
Chad Sloan, Voice Faculty U of L
Please click on "Buy Now" to pay
the $30 application fee. Download the application form and send materials to 

Cost of the program : $2400

Accepting applications and materials: 


Deposit of $500  (non-refundable):

April 20, 2019

Please contact us for payment information through PayPal, Venmo or Zellle


June 1, 2019



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