CADENZA WORKSHOP

Sebnem Mekinulov Founder and Artistic Director

August 17-21, 2016

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. Opera scenes this year from are:

Verdi "Macbeth"
Lehar "The Merry Widow"
Strauss "Der Rosenkavalier"
Rossini "La Cenerentola"
Offenbach "Tales of Hoffmann"
Strauss "Die Fledermaus"

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, Ivan Docenko



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
Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Moreland
Mr. Brian Baird
Ms. Barbara Ann Mathewson
Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Catalano


for more information please email:

            cadenzabuf@hotmail.com