international conducting workshop and masterclass
international conducting workshop and masterclass
U Artist Music
 U Artist Music 

         U ARTIST MUSIC WORKSHOPS AND CONCERTS 2019                                                                 KIEV, UKRAINE   

                               ( August 12 - August 20, 2019 )

 

                 Concert performances for every participant,

                          Classical and Romantic repertoire

     

                                           VOCAL WORKSHOP

          with the National Presidential Symphony Orchestra

                                                      of Ukraine

 

 

 

With world renowned sopranos and professors from the USA, Austria and Ukraine:   

                                                                                                                                                                  Ms. TAMMY HENSRUD, soprano, professor, Hofstra University, New York and St. Olaf College, Minnesota ( USA )                                                                           Ms. DARLA DILTZ, soprano, professor, Director of Adelphi Opera Theatre, New York ( USA )                                                                                                                                Ms. VICTORIA LOUKIANETZ, soprano, professor, University of Music and Performing Arts and Prayner Conservatory of Music, Vienna                                  ( Austria/Ukraine )                                                                                                                                Ms. VIOLETTA ZABBI, vocal coach, professor, Adelphi University and Brooklyn College, New York ( USA )   and

 

MAESTRO CHRISTOPHER LYNDON GEE, Principal Guest Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra of Lithuania, composer, professor, Adelphi University, New York, USA  (Italy/Australia) 

 

Participants of the Conducting Workshop

 

The NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL ORCHESTRA of UKRAINE

 

9 day long course focusing on classical and romantic song literature in preparation for 3 public performances: 2 with the National Presidential Orchestra of Ukraine and 1 Recital concert.

Group and individual voice lessons and coaching daily, 3 or 4 symphony orchestra rehearsals with faculty and conductors, participants of the Conducting Workshop, one-on-one singer-conductor pairing sessions, round table and panel discussions between all the participants, faculty and guests.

Dine and review your day with all of us daily.

The course will include vocal techniques, conducting techniques and performance with a symphony orchestra, text and role analysis, interpretation, stage presence, self management and career development. 

The course will be held in English, secondary in German, Italian, Russian and Ukrainian.

Every Active Participant will receive Complimentary Lodging ( 11 days, single room occupancy ) and 9 days meal plan to enjoy the workshop, the Bouquet Kiev Stage Festival 2019 and Kiev's rich cultural life.

Only 12 singers will be accepted to the program

 

 

TRAINING SESSIONS, REHEARSALS AND DISCUSSIONS:

 

Active participants choose a role,  any 2-3 Arias and/or scenes form the Repertoire list , which they are required to study and prepare in advance. The selected arias will be performed at the concerts with the symphiony orchestra. Please bring the piano accompaniment.

In addition to required repertoire, each participant to bring 2-3 arias or art songs of his/her own choice  with the piano accompaniment to perform at the reciatal concert.

There will be individual and group sessions with piano daily and 3 or 4 symphony orchestra rehearsals in preparation for the Participants' concerts with the symphony orchestra. Every singer will work with the conductors, participants of the Conducting Workshop. Several individual practice rooms with pianos will be available.

All the symphony orchestra rehearsals and the concerts will be video recorded. We encourage you to bring your recording devices and/or SD cards.

Auditors will observe all sessions and rehearsals.

 

 

ORCHESTRA:     

 

THE NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE

 

The Presidential Orchestra of Ukraine was founded in 1992 by the First President of Ukraine with the mission to appear at all the most important Ukrainian Governmental events of national significance. The Orchestra has quickly became a leader in representing of Ukrainian rich orchestral history and music in the world. The Orchestra had collaborated with most noted conductors, soloists and has toured extensively across the world. The Orchestra performs a wide variety of music ranging from a small ensemble to a full symphony orchestra.

The National Presidential Orchestra of Ukraine will be featured at the Independence Day of Ukraine celebration on August 23, 2019

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEUNRZ7r4tc

 

 

CONCERTS:

 

As a part of the workshop there will be 3 Public  Concerts:  on Sunday, August 18 ( Recital ), and on Monday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20, 2019 with the Presidential Orchestra of Ukraine at the Saint Sophia Cathedral stage.

Each Active Participant is guaranteed a solo appearnace at at least 2, possibly all 3 concerts 

 

 

REPERTOIRE ( for the Final Concerts with Symphony Orchestra )

 

MOZART - The Marriage of Figaro

1."Se vuol ballare" - Figaro's aria from Act 1

2."Non piu andrai" - Figaro's aria from Act 1

3."Hai gia vinta la causa!" - Count's recitative and aria from Act 3

4."E Susanna nonvien...Dove sino" - Countess's recitative and aria from Act 3

5."Pogri amor" - Countess's cavatina from Act 2

6."Voi, che sapete" - Cherubino's arietta from Act 2

7."Non so piu cosa son, cosa faccio" - Cherubino's aria from Act 1

8."Giunse alfin il momento" - Susanna's recitative and aria from Act 4

9. "Deh vieni non tardar" - Susanna's aria from Act 4

 

MOZART - Magic Flute

1. "Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon" - Tamino's aria from Act 1

 

ROSSINI - Barber of Seville

1. "Largo al factotum" - Figaro's cavatina from Act 1

2. "Una voce poco fa" - Rosina's aria from Act 1

3. "Se il mio nome" - Count's cavatina from Act 1

4. "La calunnia e un venticello" - Basilio's aria from Act 1

 

VERDI - La Traviata

1."E strano! e strano!" - Violetta's aria from Act 1

2."Addio del passato" - Violetta's aria from Act 3

3."Lunge da lei. De mieibollenti spiriti" - Alfredo's aria from Act 2

4."Di Provenza" - Germont's aria from Act 2

5. " Un di, felice, eterea" - duet, Violetta and Alfredo, from Act 1

6. "Parigi, o cara" - duet, Violetta and Alfredo, from Act 3

 

VERDI - Rigoletto

1."Ella mi fu rapita!" - Duca's aria from Act 2

2."La donna e mobile" - Duca's aria from Act 1

3."Gualtier Malde! Caro nome che il mio cor" - Gilda's aria from Act 1

4."Tutte le feste al tempio" - Gilda's aria from Act 3

5."Povero Rigoletto! Cortigiani, vil razza dannata" - Rigoletto's aria from Act 2

6. "Questa o quella" - Duke's aria from Act 1

 

VERDI - Otello

1. "Salce, Salce" and "Ave Maria" - Desdemona's arias from Act 3

 

PUCCINI - La Boheme

1."Si Mi chiamanoMimi" - Mimi's aria from Act 1

2."Donde lieta usci" - Mimi's aria from Act 3

3."Che gelida manina" - Rudolfo's aria from Act 1

4."Quando men vo" - Musetta's aria from Act 2

5."Vecchia zimara senti" - Colline's aria from Act 4

 

TCHAIKOVSKY - Iolanta

1."Otchego..." - Iolanta's arioso

2."Chari lask..." - Vodemon's aria

3."Chudniy pervenez..." - Vodemon's aria

4."Kto mozet sravnitsya..." - Robert's aria

5."Uzelirokom..." - King's aria

 

BIZET - CARMEN

1."Habanera" - Carmen's aria from Act 1

2."Seguidilla' - Carmen's aria from Act 1

 

 

Active participants choose a role,  Any 2-3 Arias and scenes ( scenes are subject to participants availability ) from the Repertoire list , which they are required to study and prepare in advance.

In addition to required repertoire, each singer brings 2-3 arias or art songs of his/her own choice with the piano accompaniment

 

 

SCHEDULE:

 

August 11 - Arrival

 

August 12

12:00 - 15:00 Registration, Meet and Greet, Lunch ( included) with All Participants and Faculty

15:00 - 18:00 Kiev City Bus Tour and Review of schedule and repertoire selected by the participants

 

August 13

11:00 - 15:00 - Individual sessions: voice lessons/coaching

15:00 Lunch

16:00 - 18:00 Individual and/or group sessions: voice lessons/coaching

18:00 - Q and A session with Christopher Lyndon Gee ( All the partisipants of the Vocal and Conducting workshops ), next day schedule review

 

August 14

9:30 - 11:30 - Individual sessions: voice lessons/coaching

12:00 - 14:00 Orchestra rehearsal

15:00 Lunch

16:00 - 18:00 Individual and/or group sessions with faculty and conductors participants

18:00 - Q and A session with Tammy Hensrud,  Darla Diltz and Violetta Zabbi ( All the participants of the Vocal and Conducting workshops ), next day schedule review

 

August 15

9:30 - 11:30 - Individual sessions: voice lessons/coaching

12:00 - 14:00 Orchestra rehearsal

15:00 Lunch (included)

16:00 - 19:00  Individual and/or group sessions with faculty and conductors participants, next day schedule review

 

August 16

9:30 - 11:30 - Individual sessions: voice lessons/coaching

12:00 - 14:00 Orchestra rehearsal

15:00 Lunch (included)

16:00 - 19:00  Individual and/or group sessions with faculty and conductors participants, next day schedule review

 

August 17

9:30 - 11:30 - Individual sessions: voice lessons/coaching

12:00 - 14:00 Orchestra rehearsal

15:00 Lunch (included)

16:00 - 19:00  Individual and/or group sessions with faculty and conductors participants, next day schedule review 

 

August 18 ( Recital concert day )

10:00 - Kiev City Double Decker Bus Tour ( optional )

10:00 - 12:00 - Individual and /or group sessions in preparation for the concert                                     12:00 Lunch ( included)

13:30 Concert Dress Rehearsal

15:00 Recital Concert

 

August 19 ( concert day )

10:00 - Kiev City Double Decker Bus Tour ( optional )                                                                                             

14:00 Lunch ( included)

16:00 Concert Dress Rehearsal

18:00 Symphony Concert

 

August 20 ( concert day)

14:00 Lunch ( included)

16:00 Concert Dress Rehearsal

18:00 Symphony Concert

 

August 21 - Departure day

18:00 Faculty Concert with Kiev Soloists Orchestra ( optional )

 

 

 

TUITION ( Includes lodging and a meal plan ):

 

Application: $50

Active Participant: $1550

Limited scolarships are available for selected candidates

Auditor: $750

 

Please note:

ALL the PARTICIPANTS - TUITION WILL INCLUDE:

11 days ( August 11 - 21 ) of a single room occupancy ACCOMODATION and 9 DAYS MEAL PLAN ( Full Lunch or Full Dinner daily)

Any additional night of Accomodation could be purchased for $45

FREE ADMISSION TO  THE BOUQUET KIEV STAGE FESTIVAL 2019 CONCERTS AND OTHER EVENTS 

 

 

ACCOMODATION

 

Single room occupancy in a hotel located in the very center of Kiev

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Submit an electronic application, a non-refundable $50 application fee, a short resume and a short video recording of you performing by May 15, 2019. Please submit your videos directly to LSMUZIC@GMAIL.COM to avoid any problems uploading your videos. Upon notification of acceptance, a tuition payment must be made by June 1, 2019. There is an option to pay a half of the tuition ( $800.00 ) by June 1, and the other half ( $750 ) on the day of registration in Kiev, Ukraine

Auditors must pay full tuition by June 1, 2019

 

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

 

Make Checks or Money Orders payable to : UArtist, Len Sluetsky and mail to :

U Artist

26 Greenway, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

OR

Make payments via Pay Pal adding 3.5% Pay Pal's fee. Our Pay Pal account  is:

LSMUZIC@GMAIL.COM or https://www.paypal.me/LenSluetsky

OR

Make payments via wire transfer. Please contact us for our account/bank information

 

 

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