Opera Mentoring Programme

Opera Mentoring

A mentorship scheme which gives classical artists from African and Asian backgrounds the opportunity to receive one to one coaching on repertoire, vocal technique and career advice from seasoned professionals.

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This bespoke programme will help you to hone your skills as a classical artist and help you plan your next steps as you navigate your way through the opera industry.

As well as being paired with mentors who have extensive experience in the classical world, you will have the opportunity to attend a masterclass with a leading opera artist.

The programme focuses on vocal technique, audition preparation and practice and career development advice.

We will offer a £300 bursary for each successful mentee to ensure there is no barrier in taking part.


Deadline: 6th December 2021 

Mentoring takes place between January and February with 4 of our mentees having observerships with Glyndebourned 4 of our mentees having observerships with Pegasus Opera Company in March and April.
The mentorship works around your availability and the dates for observerships will be confirmed by the end of January 2022.

Pegasus Opera Company partner with Glyndebourne for the 2021/22 Opera Mentoring programme.

Glyndebourne is committed to creating a fully inclusive and diverse workplace, both on and off stage, but while talent is everywhere, opportunity is not, so we are delighted to be working with Pegasus Opera, which has a long and impressive track record in creating opportunities for artists from a wide range of backgrounds.
Stephen Langridge Artistic Director Glyndebourne
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