Student ConneXion

Student ConneXion Program

Merola Opera Program is about nurturing the future of opera - both on the stage and in the audience. Our Student ConneXion Program was created to deepen your understanding and appreciation of this art form.

 


Join and Learn Today

"Give opera and classical music a chance - it's not going to be for everyone, but how will people know they like it if they don't get in the door?"

—Renée Fleming
 
The Merola Opera Program Student ConneXion Program is open to junior high, high school, and college students. ConneXion members are invited to select Merola events including master classes, workshops, and performances to receive an in-depth, first-hand look at what it takes to be an opera artist.
Please note: The application deadline for the 2020 Student ConneXion Program is Monday, May 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
Participation Requirements:
  • Must be currently enrolled student with valid school ID. A copy of your student ID and/or proof of enrollment will be requested for admission.
  • Accepted students must attend a mandatory ConneXion orientation.
  • Attendance of a minimum of five (5) Merola events/performances is required to maintain membership.
 
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Calendar

 

Jane Eaglen Master Class

Wednesday, June 17, 6:15 pm
Herbst Theatre • 401 Van Ness Avenue

 

Merola Auditions for the General Director

Sunday, June 21, 7:30 pm
War Memorial Opera House • Enter at the North Carriage Entrance

 

David Garrison Master Class

Tuesday, June 23, 7:00 pm
Herbst Theatre • 401 Van Ness Avenue

 

Martin Katz Master Class

Monday, June 29, 7:00 pm
Herbst Theatre • 401 Van Ness Avenue

 

Schwabacher Summer Concert Final Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday, July 7, 6:00 pm
Presidio Theatre • 99 Moraga Avenue in The Presidio

 

Day at Merola

Tuesday, July 14, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music • 50 Oak Street
Herbst Theatre • 401 Van Ness Avenue

 

Postcard from Morocco Final Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday, July 21, 6:00 pm
Presidio Theatre • 99 Moraga Avenue in The Presidio

 

Sheri Greenawald and Mark Morash Master Class

Wednesday, July 22, 7:00 pm
Herbst Theatre • 401 Van Ness Avenue

 

Le nozze di Figaro Final Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday, August 4, 6:00 pm
Presidio Theatre • 99 Moraga Avenue in The Presidio

 

Nicholas McGegan Master Class

Wednesday, August 12, 7:00 pm
Herbst Theatre • 401 Van Ness Avenue

 

Merola Grand Finale

Saturday, August 22, 7:30 pm
War Memorial Opera House • 301 Van Ness Avenue

 


For more information on the Student ConneXion program, contact:

hli@merola.org

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Each summer, approximately 23 singers, 5 apprentice coaches and 1 apprentice stage director are selected from nearly one thousand international applicants to participate in the Merola Opera Program.
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