For 14 to 21 year olds
Do you have a passion for performance?
Want to find out what you’re capable of? Whether you’re an aspiring singer, instrumental musician or budding stage manager, Scottish Opera Connect could be for you. Join our year-long workshop programme, make music, create performances, meet new friends and take your talent to the next level.
Connect is made up of Connect Chorus, Connect Orchestra and Connect Stage Management, and is a unique programme which gives you the chance to develop your knowledge, technique and skills with the help of Scotland’s top opera professionals.
The deadline to apply for Connect Chorus 2016/17 has now passed - please check back later in the year for information about 2017/18.
Exclusive for 2016! The Connect Chorus and Orchestra are joining forces with the Opera North Youth Company as part of Aberdeen International Youth Festival - click here to find out more.
As a member of Connect, you’ll attend a varied programme of evening and weekend workshops and work with a range of opera professionals including composers, conductors, directors, designers, choreographers, stage managers and singer. You’ll get the change to take part in masterclasses mentored by international guest artists, as well as to perform and stage manage a fully staged opera production at the end of term. And once you join, it’s not just a one off – you can stay on with your friends and develop year on year.
Down in the Valley & Der Jasager
Part of Aberdeen International Youth Festival
Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen
5 Aug 4pm & 8pm
On sale Summer 2016
Dido and Aeneas
Supported by Scottish Opera’s Education Angels
Scottish Opera, Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow
8 & 9 Apr
On sale Winter 2016
Connect Company Patron: Nicky Spence
Supported by The Bellahouston Bequest Fund, Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust and Scottish Opera's Education Angels.