With Pro Musica Tours, an "arts education tourism" firm, NYCO will offer sessions focusing on La bohme, Hansel and Gretel, Madama Butterfly, Carmen, The Pirates of Penzance, and La traviata. The packages include musical parts, transportation and accommodation, a tour of the Juilliard School, a day of rehearsals with City Opera staff, and seats for NYCO's own performance of the opera.
"Although there are a number of opportunities for student groups to visit New York and perform, many teachers have expressed an interest in having their students receive a higher level personal attention and professional guidance," NYCO education director Talena Mara said. "Student Ovations is designed to address these needs and provides student ensembles an unparalleled daylong experience in the working environment of a professional company."
Pricing begins at $800 per student, according to a NYCO spokesperson. Applications for fall programs are due on May 15.
For more information, visit www.promusicatours.com/ovations.