Want to sing like Pavarotti? Opera Classes Coming to Vancouver-Area High School

A Vancouver Opera production of Verdi's Aida from 2012

A Vancouver Opera production of Verdi’s Aida from 2012

Earlier this year, it was announced that computer coding would be integrated into the curriculum at schools across British Columbia. But one Vancouver-area district is now offering its students a decidedly more old-school option.

Starting next fall, grade 8-12 students in the Delta School District will be able to enrol in opera classes. They’ll have a unique chance to study alongside professionals from the Vancouver Opera, belting out the classics in Italian, French and German.

The program represents a first-of-its-kind partnership in Canada between an internationally known opera company and a public high school, according to the Vancouver Sun. Students will have the chance to learn not just voice but also acting and script- and score-writing, studying with the same pros who grace the Vancouver Opera stages.  Continue reading:
Want to sing like Pavarotti? Opera Classes Coming to Vancouver-Area High School

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