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Sarasota Opera Announces Registration for Summer Opera Camp

April 7, 2011

Samuel Lowry
Communications Officer
(941) 328-1322

Young people ages 8 and up may enroll now in Sarasota Opera’s
Summer Camp to be held June 13 – July 1, 2011.
April 7, 2011 - Young people ages 8 and up may now enroll in Sarasota Opera’s
Summer Camp to be held June 13 – July 1, 2011. The three-week program will run
five full days per week, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N.
Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. Before and after camp care is available at no additional
The Summer Camp promotes serious study of all aspects of opera in a structured, but
informal atmosphere, offering classes in music, voice, acting, opera appreciation, design,
and technical production. This year’s focus will be on the great operas with Spanish
themes. The final session will showcase the participants’ work during the program in a
performance featuring all campers. Campers will bring their own lunches, but a daily
snack will be provided.
“We are so thrilled to offer this camp for youth”, says Kate Gigliotti, Youth Opera
Coordinator. It’s a great way for kids to test out many different facets of the performing
arts – from singing to set building! Our experienced staff and teachers work hard to
create a fun, no pressure environment designed to maximize on fun and learning.”
No audition is necessary to participate. Tuition for the program is $300 per child and a
small number of scholarships are available. Registration must be postmarked by May 2,
2011. For more information or to register, please call Kate Gigliotti, Youth Opera
Coordinator, at (941) 366-8450, ext. 249.