Opera Singing Master Class Vicenza in Lirica – Regulation and Appllication Form

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1 – Vicenza in Lirica

Concetto Armonico cultural association organizes two Master Classes of Opera singing as part of the programme of Vicenza in Lirica 4th International Festival.
Master Classes will be as follows:
From August 24th to August 28th Opera Singing Master Class with Contralto Bernadette Manca di Nissa.
From August 30th to September 3rd Opera Singing Master Class with Baritone Juan Pons.

2 – Lessons and location

The Master Classes will be held in Gallerie d’Italia – Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza (Contrà Santa Corona 25).
Each Master Class will have a teacher and a pianist for the accompaniment.

3 – Admission
Singers of any nationality and age will be admitted to classes, and there will be no more than 10 students and 30 auditors for each class.

4 – Enrollment
The enrollment deadline is August 6th 2016 for both Master Classes
Students can enroll sending the requested documents by e-mail to info@concettoarmonico.it or by ordinary mail to the following address:
Concetto Armonico – associazione culturale | Via coette alte, 11 | 30014 Rottanova di Cavarzere, VE
? enrolment form duly completed and signed (the form can be downloaded from www.vicenzainlirica.it or www.concettoarmonico.it)
? short personal résumé (bio) (.doc/.rtf/.pdf format)
? copy of an identity document (.jpeg/.gif/.png format)
Apllications which are uncompleted or are not signed will not be taken into account.
Concetto Armonico Cultural Association will send a confirmation e-mail if there are palces available and applicants will be asked to confirm the enrollment by paying the enrollment fee as explained at the following article.

5 – Payments

The enrollment fee to the Master Class is 80,00 euros which includes 25,00 euros as affiliation fee. Applicants who are already affiliates at the publication date of the present regulations will pay an enrollment fee of 55,00 euros. The fee must be paid by money transfer to:

BCC CENTROVENETO, Filiale di Vicenza
IBAN: IT60 O085 9011 8000 0008 1026 140
Should the student fail to attend classes, the enrollment fee is not refundable.
The attendance fee is 270,00 euros for each single Master Class.
Attendance fee for auditors is 50,00 euros for each Master Class.
The attendance fee must be paid at the beginning of the Master Class.

Students who wish to attend both master classes will pay the enrolment fee only once and will get a reduction of 100,00 euros on the total amount.

6 – Attendance

Classes will be held in Gallerie d’Italia – Palazzo Leoni Montanari from 10 am to 6 pm.
Students must attend to at least 80% of the total lesson hours, otherwise the Master Class Attendance Certificate will not be released.

7 – Agreements
Students may enjoy special agreements for meals and accomodation in Vicenza. Details will be communicated to the students by e-mail

8 – Cancellation

Should students fail to reach the required number, or should any such causes occur  beyond control of the organization, the Master Class may be cancelled . In these cases, participants will be reimbursed the enrollment fee.

9 – Final Concert

Students who are ready for a public performance (the teacher and “Concetto Armonico” artistic direction will be assessing the student’s preparation) will participate to the final concert on the last day of each master class at Gallerie d’Italia – Palazzo Leoni Montanari.
Students chosen for the concert must ensure their presence. Students will not receive any reimbursement for their performance. The attendance certificate will be given to each student at the end of the concert of the single master class.

10 – Other activities and concerts

Some students from each Master Class will be chosen for the concerts that Concetto Armonico will organize in 2016/2017 in Wien, Rome, Vicenza and other cities.

11 – Auditors

Auditors must attend to at least 80% of the total lesson hours otherwise the Master Class Attendance Certificate will not be released. Auditors may ask questions and make comments during the master class when the teacher will allow.

12 – Audio and Video Recordings

By applying to the Vicenza in Lirica, the participant authorises Concetto Armonico – Associazione Culturale to make video and/or audio recordings, to take pictures, to transmit by radio or TV broadcast any of his/her lessons, rehearsals, concerts or Opera presentations, organized either by Concetto Armonico – Associazione Culturale  or by selected third party organizations or individuals. In particular, the participant surrenders to Concetto Armonico all the rights of said video and/or audio recordings and pictures for any use that might be relevant to the event. Concetto Armonico reserves the right to use all pictures, audio and video recordings for promotional purposes related to the present edition of the Festival or to future editions, or to release the audio and/or video recordings for demonstration or promotional purposes.

13 – Final Conditions

The organization of the master classes “Vicenza in Lirica” declines any responsibility for any risks or damages, to persons or property, caused to the students while participating in the master classes.
Enrollment to the master classes implies the whole acceptance of the above stated regulations.
The applicable regulation is the Italian version.