Vocal Masterclass 2018

The Masterclass for young South African singers will run from 26 January to 2 February 2019 at the Tauromenium, Pretoria. One concert will be given as part of the Masterclasses.

Prospective candidates are asked to send the application form (download here) , a CV (please include a recent picture of yourself) and an audio recording (mp3 files) to: richardcockmusic@gmail.com

The recording must include the following repertoire:

  • One work from the Baroque period
  • One Classical aria
  • One 19th-century/Romantic opera aria
  • One Lied of your choice

At least one of the above pieces must be in German

The deadline for submission of these pieces to richardcockmusic@gmail.com is 7 December 2017.

Up to 6 candidates will be accepted to take part in the Masterclasses. 

For the selected candidates, accommodation in Pretoria and travel to and from Pretoria will be provided, and there is no charge for the masterclass.

The JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL MOZART FESTIVAL (JIMF) continues its annual vocal scholarship scheme: One student could be chosen for an academic year’s study in Germany to join the South African students who are currently there.

If you wish to make a donation towards the scholarship scheme please do not hesitate to contact the Apollo Music Trust on T: +27 (0)11 447 9264 or richardcockmusic@gmail.com.