GEN 1. So knusprig!

Period of the EOA module in 2024-2025:

  • From 06 January to 17 April 2025; or
  • From 17 February to 17 April 2025

      Open for:

      Min. 1, max. 3 vocal students



      The witch has moved to Lake Geneva and is looking for some tasty singers to join her in a fully-staged production of Humperdinck’s opera “Hänsel und Gretel “.

      This module addresses coaching in German repertoire as well as tuition in German phonetics within the framework of the opera production. There will be a possibility to participate in a master class on Lied and German opera provided by our German-speaking faculty members of the HEM.

      The module covers also an audition training course and a seminar on recording a professional video if the inbound date is the 6th of January 2025.

      Pianists are most welcome to join this module. They will receive coaching from our teachers of collaborative piano and actively participate in the rehearsals of the opera project.

      Kind of voice and role:

      All voices

      Speciality of this module in comparison with other courses in Europe

      Possibility to perfect German language and repertoire skills as well as skills in French language.

      Names of the professors of this module:

      • Heidi Brunner, vocal studies
      • Susanne Schimmack, vocal studies
      • Sacha Michon, phonetic coaching in German
      • Nina Uhari and James Alexander, collaborative piano
      • Cédric Dorier, stage director

        Possible extras:

        • Possibility to assist to rehearsals at the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

        Number of ECTS within master:

        24 ECTS

        Entrance examination:

        • Required repertoire:
          • If the participant would like to audition for the production/scenic project, he/she should send a good quality video with a French aria by 01 May 2024.

        Description of the final examination:

        • Progress examination
        • and final public performance (only in Full-time module)

        Total expenses of the EOA module per student and what is included/ excluded in this price:

        • Full-time module: free for students in the Erasmus Programme (Swiss Mobility Programme)

        Communication language:

        English and French

        Deadline for application:

        • 1st deadline: March 2024
        • 2nd deadline: N/A

        Date for expected answers:

        • 1st deadline: May 2024
        • 2nd deadline: N/A

        Module Code : GEN 1
        Institution : Geneva
        Dates : From 06-01-2025 to 17-04-2025 OR 17-02-2025 to 17-04-2025
        Student : Singer and Pianist
        Language : French / English
        Activity : Performance Training
        Module Type : Language-specific repertoire studies