CADENZA WORKSHOP

Sebnem Mekinulov Founder and Artistic Director
Dr. Holly Bewlay Artistic Director

July 30-August 3, 2014

On the campus of the Buffalo Seminary
205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo NY 14222

                                           
        


Comprehensive workshop gives selected young singers ages 15-32 an opportunity to prepare the complete operatic scenes from:

G. Bizet "Carmen"
G. Verdi "Falstaff"
Mozart "Don Giovanni" and "Cosi fan tutte"
G. Donizetti "L'Elisir d'Amore"


The workshop will focus on:

  • the background of the role
  • the use of the body and voice in the interpretation of the character
  • the psychological motivations of the character
  • the use of language to convey the character
    with an emphasis on diction
  • acting and singing
  • stage presence
  • stage fears 
The program culminates in semi-staged performance with piano of selected scenes.

Stage Directors/Coaches: 

Prof. Sebnem Mekinulov and Dr. Mario Martinez

Accompanists/Coaches: Roland E. Martin, Isabelle Aubin


Auditions will be held at Buffalo Seminary on April 6 and April 27 at 3.30 on both days

Singers are encouraged to sing arias from operas of the upcoming workshop

To schedule audition time please email your information to CADENZABUF@HOTMAIL.COM




        FACULTY                SCHEDULE
FEES AND CONTACT               MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

THIS YEAR WORKSHOP IS SPONSORED BY:

Ms. Marie Marshall


for more information please email:

            cadenzabuf@hotmail.com