Opera Ensembles

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The Frost School of Music offers two types of opera ensembles at the undergraduate and graduate levels of study.

Performers live on stage

Opera Theater

(MVP 188, 288, 388, 488, 788)
1 credit
This opera ensemble is a curriculum requirement for all undergraduate vocal performance majors.  Held in the fall semester of each academic year, this course focuses on character study, movement, and stagecraft.
Four vocalists on stage perform a scene from an opera

Opera Production

(MVP 580/680)
1 credit
This opera ensemble is known as Frost Opera Theater.  Includes preparation and public performance of academic year repertoire, as well as events scheduled for the Wall to Wall Opera for All Festival, Young Artists Series at Bonnet House, Frost MusicReach Performances, and additional TBA programs.