Summer Opera Camp

Keep singing in the summer!


Grades 9–12: Summer Opera Camp

For talented high school boy and girl vocalists from around the country, this exciting residential camp is held on the beautiful campus of Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, Minnesota.

The summer 2015 camp is over. Dates for summer 2016 have yet to be announced.

The opera camp includes:

  • Sessions in diction, acting and movement
  • Daily individual coaching’s with Minnesota Opera artistic staff
  • College, audition and career guidance

Led by Dale Kruse, Music Director of Project Opera and Minnesota Opera Children’s Chorus Master.

Cost: $900 (includes room & board)

Contact Jamie Andrews at 612-342-9573 or for more information.


Opera Artist +

For currently enrolled college students.

The summer 2015 camp is over. Dates for summer 2016 have yet to be announced.

Where do I go after you graduate from college? How do I share my love of opera beyond the stage? Opera Artist + (plus) is a new week-long residential summer camp for college-aged students to refine their craft and explore what it means to be an opera artist in the twenty-first century. Sessions will include daily one-on-one vocal coaching and movement sessions, round-table discussions with professional artists, and a mock audition. Other session will look at the increasing important and diverse role of Teaching Artistry, including teaching opportunities both in and out of the classroom and the growing field of creative aging.

Instructors include Minnesota Opera’s Education Director Jamie Andrews and other Opera artistic staff, in addition to guest artists and lecturers.

Shattuck-St Mary’s School
1000 Shumway Drive
Faribault, MN 55201

Cost: $900 (includes room & board)

Scholarships available.