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Performances: Gianni Schicchi and La Bohème (Act 2)
July 18 - August 7, 2022

Application deadline: April 15, 2022


This year Canto-Louisville focuses on all aspects of performance 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: 
  • double bill of Gianni Schicchi &                                                   Suor Angelica 
  • Special concert- 2nd act of La Bohème and other scenes- July 29
  • public master classes
  • individual/group musical and dramatic coaching
  • French conversation classes 
  • final performance  -  August 7
    Masterclasses with guest artists (to be announced)


  • Lucy Arner, conductor, vocal coach - MET Opera

  • Liora Maurer, vocal coach/pianist - MET Opera

  • Sharon Mohar, stage director - Les Maîtres Sonneurs

  • Maurice Lugassy , French teacher -  Les Maîtres Sonneurs

  • Jean Anderson, vocal coach/pianist - NEC/Boston Conservatory

  • Brett Hodgdon, Vocal coach/pianist- Boston Lyric Opera


A masterclass with the General Director/CEO of Kentucky Opera -Barbara Lynne Jamison

Producer - Elizabeth Batton-Sorenson,

Louisville Voice Lessons


Full track: $1500 

One week study track: $500


Please note:

We have adapted our tuition price to the current financial reality for most artists around the world today.


Partial scholarships & payment plan:

We do not want any qualified singer to miss the opportunity to participate in the program. Partial scholarships are available for singers who request financial assistance in order to be able to attend the program (please refer to the application form). Participants also have the option to request a payment plan.

For any questions please write to

*Covid 19 policy:

*All participants must be vaccinated 

Rehearsals, lessons and classes are held at:
University of Louisville School of Music
105 E. Brandeis Ave. Louisville, KY

Partners in Louisville
Producing Partners / Representatives for U of L:
Emily Albrink &  Chad Sloan, Voice Faculty U of L
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