Formerly known as Chautauqua Voice Program
June 25–August 13, 2022
Applications for the 2022 Opera Conservatory have been closed. Auditions for the 2023 Season will open in the fall.
Students must be willing to comply with Chautauqua Institution’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy requiring students to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption by May 1. Please email Sarah Malinoski for more information on exemption requests (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Chautauqua Opera Conservatory is an intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for the young singer, 18 and older. Under the leadership of Marlena Kleinman Malas, a select group of singers study, coach and perform in an idyllic setting on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution in western New York State.
Get Chautauqua Opera Conservatory information
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček: with the Music School Festival Orchestra
Chautauqua offers large scholarships, most covering tuition and many covering the full cost. In 2021 we awarded scholarship to 100% of the students enrolled in the program.
Marlena Kleinman Malas
Meet the 2022 Opera Conservatory
We are thrilled to share our conservatory artists for the 2022 summer season.
Chautauqua welcomes applications from talented students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin or religious background. Admission is by application and audition for full-term students. Be sure to indicate your preference as to audition site.
Cost & General Information
Living costs, meal plans, tuition and deposit requirements for the upcoming season.
Opera Conservatory Faculty
Opera Conservatory faculty members, coaches and guest faculty.
About the Chautauqua Opera Conservatory and Facilities
The Chautauqua Opera Conservatory is an intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for the young singer, 18 and older.
Take a look at past productions and master classes.