COAA & AEDO

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Former AEDO participants pictured above (left to right): Amanda Weatherall; Susana Arcila Tascon; Nicole Stocks; artistic and musical director Simone Luti leading the orchestra and choir. Photo: Federico Marconi

Due to COVID-19, these programs will not go ahead in 2021, but we look forward to resuming them when it's safe to do so.

Please contact sroland2@uwo.ca for questions about COAA and AEDO.


AEDO

The Accademia Europea Dell’Opera, is a uniquely focused European opera experience that takes place in Lucca, Italy and was created in collaboration between Western University Canada, Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, is centered on the preparation, creation, and performance of full operatic roles. The international program brings together selected singers from around the globe to work with pianists, conductors, and directors from some of the world’s most celebrated opera institutions, during an intense period of musical and dramaturgic study and rehearsal, followed by a series of public European performances. 

COAA

The Canadian Operatic Arts Academy, is an elite international program that provides singers, pianists and directors with the skills to obtain, realize, and sustain a prolific and rewarding career in the operatic profession. An internationally-recognized faculty from celebrated institutions provides the participants with invaluable insight into the multifaceted world of opera – its preparation, performance, and business through a variety of forums.

Student Experience

Faculty & Guest Presenters


Contact Information

Brianna DeSantis & James Smith
Associate Artistic & General Administrators
519-661-2111 x80047
coaa@uwo.ca