Alder Creative Arts
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Our 2017 Masterclasses :-
Audition & Competition Training Courses - are intensively Hands on and directed specifically to train singers how to Audition successfully in the
German speaking Opera World, where worldwide half of the performances in Opera occur: -
The Dates in 2017 for these Classes are :-
March - 13th - 17th Juniors / Preparation training for BA/ MA exams
19th - 25th Main Masterclass - Studer/ Alders
April - 28th - 30th - Uecker / Alders mini Intensive.
July - 17th - 21st - Rollen Lernen Uecker / Alders
September 23rd- 30th -Berlin Summer University of the Arts
October 2nd - 8th - Uecker /Studer / Alders /
December 4th - 6th Uecker/ Alders mini intensive.
Course Outline Details 2017 - We now aim to achieve even more within the time frame. Since last March we have been working in a rotating Timetable format, which has met with great approval.
A rare opportunity with a really Great Team - the internationally renowned soprano, Professor Cheryl Studer,(HfM,Würzburg) Professor Gerd Uecker, former Director of the Semper Opera House, Dresden, Professor Jonathan Alder, pianist (formerly; Deutsche Oper Berlin and Berlin Philharmonic, UdK, accompanist of Christa Ludwig and Cheryl Studer), together with his wife Janice Alford, Mezzo-Soprano ( former Vienna State Opera and now an established Voice teacher in Berlin)Bernhard Schroeder ( ex.Opera Director, Opera House Bonn ) Volker Piefke (Cicada Agency) make up the main Team, with also invited guest lecturers eg. Marilyn Barnett, Staatsoper, Berlin and Stephan Renicke, Agency Tact.
Feedback and what some singers have already achieved;
"an inspiring,.. life changing,.. empowering and invaluable course, ...so encouraging,..confidence building and ..an amazing rare experience....thank you for the great energy you inspired to this group,.. changed my life,..for teaching me how to fly higher...." just some feedback sent to the team now in its 4th year of this Programme
Engagements achieved after the courses ; Komische Oper Opera Studio, Deutsche Oper, Bode Museum, Konzerthaus, Philharmonie, Berlin, Darmstadt, Halle, Dessau, Wiesbaden & Bern Opera Houses and abroad Beograd Handel Festival, Teatro Principal, Majorca, Buxton, Weikersheim, Corin Festival,
Prizes Karslruhe Wagner Festival, Wagner Scholarships to Bayreuth, Masterclasses at Bayreuth and Dartington(UK).
Agents now working with singers from the courses include Tact, Cicada, Orlob.