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Cratoule Summer School 2023

Applications now open for the Cratoule Summer Singing School, 12th – 19th August, 2023, Cratoule, France

A week of one-to-one voice lessons, group classes, master classes, great food and wine. Participants will have the opportunity to work on vocal technique, musical interpretation, style, languages, movement and stage craft.

Participants will work with four excellent voice teachers and three leading pianists and vocal coaches.


The programme culminates in a public, outdoor concert in the old and beautiful nearby hill village of Cornillon.


The repertoire will include opera scenes ( staged), song ensembles, arias and songs.


This programme is for college students and experienced amateur singers.

As part of the application we request a video recording of one song or aria. Recordings should be sent to  via WeTransfer or sharing a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or anything similar.

You should bear in mind the cost for travel when making your application. This can come up to £300 either by flight and train or via the Eurostar.

Experienced amateurs: 1st April / decisions to be sent by 24th April
Students: 15th May / decisions: 1st June

Application form →

Programme directors
Jan Wiener, Course Convener
Marc Verter, Artistic director

Cratoule is located in the south of France near Issirac (Gard), about an hour’s drive from Avignon. Click here for map.



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