Merola Opera Program - Igniting Passion for Opera

Jun 28, 2023


Welcome to the Merola Opera Program, brought to you by La Historia Society. As a prominent figure in the field of opera and a vital part of the Community and Society category, we are dedicated to nurturing talented individuals, promoting artistic excellence, and cultivating a love for opera.

About Merola Opera Program

The Merola Opera Program is a world-renowned training program for aspiring young opera singers, coaches, and stage directors. Established in in 1957 in San Francisco, California, it has become a pinnacle of opera education, attracting talented individuals from around the globe.

Our program offers comprehensive training and mentorship for young artists looking to embark on a career in opera. We provide a supportive and transformative environment that equips participants with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to succeed in the highly competitive opera world.

Our Mission

At Merola Opera Program, our mission is to discover and cultivate exceptional opera talent, encouraging diversity, artistic expression, and innovation. We strive to preserve the rich tradition of opera while fostering its evolution and relevance in contemporary society.

Activities and Programs

Participation in the Merola Opera Program opens doors to a wide array of enriching activities and programs:

1. Summer Training Program

Our flagship program, the Summer Training Program, spans 12 weeks and offers intensive training, coaching, and performance opportunities. Participants engage in rigorous vocal and theatrical training, masterclasses, and workshops conducted by renowned industry professionals.

2. Opera Productions

Throughout the year, we produce a series of captivating opera productions, showcasing the talent of our participants and captivating audiences with the sheer beauty and power of the art form. These productions provide invaluable performance experience and exposure to the wider opera-loving community.

3. Mentorship and Networking

As part of the Merola Opera Program, participants have the privilege of being mentored by seasoned opera professionals. They receive guidance and advice from renowned artists, conductors, directors, and other industry specialists. These connections serve as an invaluable asset as participants navigate their careers in the opera world.

4. Scholarships and Support

La Historia Society acknowledges that financial barriers should not hinder talented individuals from pursuing their opera dreams. Through generous donations and fundraising efforts, we provide scholarships and financial support to deserving participants, allowing them to focus on their artistic growth and development.

Join the Merola Opera Program

Becoming a part of the Merola Opera Program is a life-changing opportunity for aspiring opera talent. Whether you are an emerging singer, coach, or stage director, our program offers a transformative experience that will propel your career to new heights.

If you are passionate about opera and ready to embark on an unforgettable journey, we encourage you to apply to the Merola Opera Program today. Join our vibrant community of artists, immerse yourself in the world of opera, and let your talent shine.

Contact us now to start your Merola Opera Program adventure and ignite your passion for opera!

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