The Centre for Opera Studies in Italy gratefully acknowledges the generous founding support of The Bel Canto Foundation for Italian Heritage and Opera.

COSI 2017 Program Dates:
June 18 - July 16, 2017

COSI Academy Dates:
July 6 - July 16, 2017

Opera Chorus Program Dates:
July 2 - July 16, 2017

Oratorio Chorus Program Dates:
July 17- 24th, 2017, in the San Panfilo Cathedral of Sulmona, and
Madonna della Libera Cathedral of Pratola Peligna

Tuition + COSI Accommodation Information: $CAD

COSI 2017 tuition includes  all lessons, coaching sessions, masterclasses, Italian language classes, and performances in COSI’s spacious and magnificent venues . This is tremendous value with superb faculty. COSI = “Extraordinary Opera Training!”

Accommodation is arranged by COSI at an approximate cost of $340 CAD a week for shared, basic accommodation, with other  options, such as single and kitchen accommodation available at additional cost. Accommodation costs are subject to change and exchange rates.

All participants are required to submit 30% deposit upon their acceptance of their COSI offer. Subsequent payments are outlined in the acceptance letters in Canadian dollars (bank draft, money order or certified cheque). Questions? Please contact us at

•     Opera: $4990 CAD

•     Opera Scenes: $4290 CAD

•     Independent Study: i) Student Singers, ii) Advanced Singers: $4290 CAD 

•     Two-week intensive for i) Professional Singers ii) Voice Teachers $2990 CAD

•     COSI Academy for singers and pianists aged 17-19 (July 6-16): $1990 CADincluding accommodation

•     Opera Composition Program: $1290 CAD

•     Collaborative Piano and Continuo: $2790 CAD

•     Opera Chorus Program (July 2-16 ):  $2990 CAD

•     Oratorio Chorus Program (July 17-25 ): $1490 CAD

•     Internships in Stage Direction and Conducting (Opera or Opera Chorus) $2790 CAD

•     Internships in Stage Management and Stage Production: Please contact us at

Please note: All fees, including application fees and tuition fees are non-refundable. The running of all programs is subject to maximum and minimum enrollments.


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