PRIMARY/JUNIOR

Please note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person fall programming for our 2020/2021 season. For more information, click here.

Visit the COC’s new Digital Content Hub for music and videos from our artists to keep us connected and uplifted.


OPERA FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

Next season, our Opera for Young Audiences program will return to the Imperial Oil Opera Theatre for a special world premiere production on December 2 and 3, 2020. Click here for details.


BUILD AN OPERA

A modular, entry-point workshop where teachers choose their topics to form their overall experience. Topics include: choral singing, melody and composition, rhythm and movement, libretto writing, story creation, and artist performance. Teachers may choose three modules to create the perfect workshop.

Workshops run for 90 minutes and are priced at $150.

Our opera teaching artists come from a variety of backgrounds (singers, composers, designers, musicians). We will aim to find the ideal instructor based on your choices of topic.


OPERA CREATION

Classroom teachers and students collaborate with professional artists to become composers, librettists, designers, and performers of their own operatic work. Funded programs for the 2019/2020 season have been selected. We are currently able to accept applications from schools for paid programming. Workshop fees vary depending on the content and structure of the program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BUILD AN OPERA OR OPERA CREATION:

Contact Maureen Callaghan, School Programs Manager, at [email protected] or by phone at 416-306-2392.

  • Discuss your areas of interest, dates, curriculum etc. to determine the content of the workshop
  • From our list of professional artist educators we will schedule the right person to best meet the needs of your workshop
  • Workshop fees vary depending on the content and structure of the program


Photo credit: Students at Chester Le Junior Public School in their original opera I Like to Play, photo: Gaetz Photography.

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