Italian Opera Study Abroad Inc.
For the past 15 years, the Italian Opera Study Abroad Inc. (IOSA Inc.) has provided a once
in a lifetime opportunity for aspiring singers to study opera and vocal technique in
Italy. This experience has been proven to be highly successful and has propelled several
IOSA Inc. alumni into successful careers as opera singers, gospel singers, inspirational
singers and music educators.
Each student must be currently enrolled in a college or University and is selected based on
a successful audition, interview, and three recommendations by their current professors.
They will study with vocal coaches, opera singers, and professors for one month in Italy.
Not only is this program an educational one, but also a cultural one. The students
will experience art, culture and meet people from around the world while traveling
to various cities, countries while exploring the vast history it has to offer.
Students who are selected must complete an application online as well as complete a vocal
audition and interview.
IOSA Inc. Vocal Study Abroad
The IOSA Inc. Vocal Study Abroad program is a vocal study abroad program designed for
young talented singers ages 10- 17. Students who are interested apply online and complete
an audition and interview successfully as well as complete three teacher references.
Students will study various types of music including: opera, gospel, spirituals, and jazz. The
main focus of the study will be vocal technique and understanding the voice. This two week
program will be taught by Italian Soprano Maria Billeri, International Soprano Lynn Mackie
& Dr. Wayne Barr, choral director & IOSA Inc. program assistant director.
Contact Italian Opera Study Abroad Inc. (IOSA Inc.) today by submitting an application and e-mail us to schedule an audition for the summer study abroad program in Pisa, Italy.