Conditions of participation


Both active and passive participation are possible.

Courses will be taught in German and English

Passive participants have the opportunity to observe all courses, lessons and concerts of the academy.

The active participants are invited to prepare at least 5 arias from German operas, operettas or oratorios, as well as 8 art songs (Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy or Johannes Brahms). For the German compulsory repertoire 2 arias and 4 songs of own choice must be indicated.

In the opening concert, the active participants introduce themselves with a German song or a German aria.

The active participants receive a lesson of at least 30 minutes per day from a vocal teacher and a similar course from an accompanist or an orchestral conductor.

Additional offers: (included in course fee)

  • Ensemble singing
  • German language course (for foreign students)
  • Stage presence
  • Master class: Andreas Scholl

Participation is voluntary.