A national graduate opera program training world-class performers

  • Achieve a professional-level standard as an operatic vocalist or repetiteur, with advanced technique in acting, movement, stagecraft, language and diction
  • Gain industry experience via elite training and performance opportunities with Victorian Opera
  • Develop knowledge, skills and abilities in operatic vocal performance and repertoire, role development, concert work, education outreach, stylistic analysis and artistic interpretation 

Course Description

Please note: we are not accepting applications for the Master of Music (Opera Performance) for 2017 entry.

Delivered in conjunction with Victorian Opera, the Master of Music (Opera Performance) is a professional training program offering elite-level training for opera singers and repetiteurs.

The two-year program includes intensive studies in vocal coaching, Italian, French and German language for opera, ensemble singing, role development, acting and music research, together with the opportunity to work as a practising singer/repetiteur within a nationally renowned opera company.

On completion of this program, you will have achieved a professional level standard in vocal performance or repetiteur skills. For singers, this will include skills in acting, movement and other stagecraft skills as well as the language and diction skills required for professional opera singing.

Repetiteurs will have achieved the keyboard and vocal coaching skills required of a professional repetiteur from the rehearsal stage through to full-scale operatic performance.

Pathways to research master degrees are also available upon completion of the program. 

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