Application Deadline: November 1
June 29–August 3, 2024
The Chautauqua Opera Conservatory is an intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for young singers, 18 and older. Under the leadership of Marlena Kleinman Malas, a select group of singers will study, coach, and perform in an idyllic setting on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution in western New York State.
New for 2024, Chautauqua Opera Conservatory will enroll twenty students, all of whom will receive a full scholarship.
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La bohème – Puccini
July 29 in the Amphitheater with the Music School Festival Orchestra
Giulio Cesare – Handel
July 17 & 18 in McKnight Hall
Marlena Kleinman Malas
John Matsumoto Giampietro
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.