Timeline

FISP: Inspire will help you to take that all-important next step towards professional musical life, as well as develop the skills to create opportunities for other young people to benefit.

November / December

Virtual auditions and interviews with applicants.

January

Online social event for all successful applicants.

February

A 'Welcome Workshop' working on the music to be sung in Florence, as well as individual vocal lessons with an internationally-acclaimed vocal coach.

April

Concert of European Choral Music sung by our Scholars and Mentors.

June

An online composing workshop with our Assistant Director alongside another professional composer. One composition will be chosen to be premiered during the residential in August.

August

Florence International Singing Programme: Inspire. Week-long residential in Florence. This will include:

  • An intensive programme of singing workshops, concerts and services.

  • A concert with an Italian choir conducted by some of our scholars/mentors.

  • Performances at both the Duomo and Basilica di San Lorenzo.

  • Social events.

  • The premiere of a composition written by a Scholar.

September

Outreach concert led and planned by the Scholars/Mentors with state primary school children (in partnership with Cornwall Organ and Choral Academy).

Future support will include personal advice and assistance with university applications as well as membership of an Alumni network, hosting events and activities.