Summer Master Class in technical and vocal improvement and deepening of the lyric repertoire, held by Anna Vandi, professor of singing at the Opera Studio of the Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome and the Conservatory of Music of Naples, Vincenzo De Vivo, artistic director of the Academy of Lyric Art and artistic director of Opera Ancona Jesi, Valentina Marraffa, singing teacher and Alessandro Benigni, pianist.

They can take part in the Master Class students of song and professionals, who have reached eighteen years of age and not older than thirty-eighth. The number of active students will start from a minimum of 12 up to a maximum of 15 participants.

The course will take place in Osimo, at the Academy, in Piazza Sant’Agostino n. 1, from 18 to 23 July 2016.


Deadline for applications: 5 July 2016.

Candidates should send by e-mail the registration form indicating their data and three opera arias, as well as the receipt of payment of registration fee, and a photcopy of passport or identity card. They should also include a CV and a recent video or audio files of an air of work performed.

The admission as a student is conditional upon the outcome of the preliminary selection will be based on audio files or post videos.

The secretary will notify eligible applicants for the outcome by e-mail no later than July 9, 2016.


The Master Class is organized from Monday morning to Saturday morning included, of individual and collective intensive study.

Lessons are held with the following hours time 9.30 / 13.00 and 15.30 / 19.30 seconds with the following schedule:

Monday 18, Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20 Teachers Vandi, Marraffa, Benigni

Thursday 21 Vandi Teachers, De Vivo, Marraffa, Benigni

Friday 22 and Saturday 23 Vandi Teachers, De Vivo, Benigni


All students who have attended regularly the course, following at least 80% of the classes will receive a certificate.


The registration fee for students is € 50.00, to be paid by July 5, 2016.


The course fee is € 450.00. It must be paid by July 19, 2016 via bank transfer to the current account made payable to Accademia d’Arte Lirica c / c 10766 –

IBAN IT 94 H 05308 37490 000 0000 10766 or in cash at the secretary of the Academy.

In case of withdrawal of the participation fee it will not be refunded.

INFO: Accademia d’Arte Lirica – P.zza Sant’Agostino, 1 – 60027 Osimo (Ancona)

            Tel. +39 071 714525 – Fax +39 071 7133392




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