Choral Singers

The Varna International Music Academy (VIMA) is offering numerous opportunities for choral singers in Summer 2020.

Join choirs from the United States, Europe, and other world regions on the breathtaking coast of the Black Sea for a weeklong celebration of the gift of choral music during the Varna International Music Festival. Or attend VIMA 2020 and enjoy prestigious performance opportunities and world-class training under the tutelage of the Academy’s internationally renowned faculty.

NOTE: Choral singers are encouraged to apply for featured and supporting roles. To be considered, please send a video submission and resume with your application form.


2020 VARNA INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL
"Professor Marin Chonev"

Tuition:
4-star hotel/apartment: $1390 per chorister
3-star hotel: $1290 per chorister


Your tuition cost includes:

  • Daily rehearsal time with the Academy International Chorus, featuring choral music from various world regions
  • Exchange and “meet and greet” with choirs from the USA, Europe and other world regions
  • Public performances of various choral works
  • Participation in a Choral Conducting Workshop Chorus, featuring international choral literature taught by our world-renowned faculty
  • Concert management and publicity
  • 7 nights lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

Single Room Occupancy Rate
4-star hotel/apartment: $280 per week
3-star hotel: $245 per week

STABAT MATER, Rossini

Inclusions

  • Voice lessons and coaching
  • Master classes
  • Classes in movement and stage techniques, including stage combat
  • Feldenkrais class: instruction on spinal alignment, posture and relaxation
  • Daily Italian language course
  • Classes in contemporary dance techniques, acrobatics, and pantomime
  • Option to participate in the Musical Theater Program at no additional cost
  • Lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

MUSICAL THEATER / THE GIFT OF AMERICAN SONG PROGRAM

Inclusions

  • Series of recitals and outdoor presentations
  • Voice lessons and coaching
  • Master classes
  • Classes in movement and stage techniques, including stage combat
  • Feldenkrais class: instruction on spinal alignment, posture and relaxation
  • Daily Italian language course
  • Classes in contemporary dance techniques, acrobatics, and pantomime
  • Lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

STABAT MATER, Rossini
MUSICAL THEATER / THE GIFT OF AMERICAN SONG
DIE FLEDERMAUS, J. Strauss (fully-staged)

Inclusions

  • Voice lessons and coaching
  • Master classes
  • Classes in movement and stage techniques, including stage combat
  • Feldenkrais class: instruction on spinal alignment, posture and relaxation
  • Daily Italian language course
  • Classes in contemporary dance techniques, acrobatics, and pantomime
  • Lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

TALES OF HOFFMAN, Offenbach (fully-staged)

Inclusions

  • Voice lessons and coaching
  • Master classes
  • Classes in movement and stage techniques, including stage combat
  • Feldenkrais class: instruction on spinal alignment, posture and relaxation
  • Daily Italian language course
  • Classes in contemporary dance techniques, acrobatics, and pantomime
  • Option to participate in the Musical Theater Program at no additional cost
  • Lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

STABAT MATER, Rossini
MUSICAL THEATER / THE GIFT OF AMERICAN SONG
DIE FLEDERMAUS, J. Strauss (fully-staged)
TALES OF HOFFMAN, Offenbach (fully-staged)

Inclusions

  • Voice lessons and coaching
  • Master classes
  • Classes in movement and stage techniques, including stage combat
  • Feldenkrais class: instruction on spinal alignment, posture and relaxation
  • Daily Italian language course
  • Classes in contemporary dance techniques, acrobatics, and pantomime
  • Lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week