Book a place

To book a place at Oxenfoord International please download the application form at the bottom of this page and let us know if you would like to be added to the mailing list for future updates.

Applications for the Masterclass, Song Cycle and Opera Scenes should be received no later than Friday 3rd May 2019. Parts for the Opera Scenes will then be allocated in time to be studied and memorised. Please note that only advanced students will be accepted onto Opera Scenes and a recording (made within the last year and sent to the administrator) will be required from any singer not well-known to the organisers. Opera Scenes are allocated according to the variety and strength of applicants each year and previous involvement is no guarantee of being shortlisted.

All other applications should be received by Friday 14th June 2019 and the balance paid by Friday 28th June 2019. To ensure you get your preferred accommodation it is advisable to apply as early as possible. Although a place on the course is confirmed following deposit payment, class selection is not guaranteed until an invoice has been issued. Due to very limited accommodation at Loretto School, bedrooms will be allocated according to the date your application is received. Following application, further details about the week will be emailed or posted by request.

An at-a-glance view of the application process is as follows:

Fri 4th Jan 2019 2019 Application form available online
Fri 22nd Mar 2019 Print brochures available by request
Fri 3rd May 2019 Masterclass, Song Cycle and Opera Scenes application deadline (with recordings). Bursary request deadline.
Fri 10th May 2019 Masterclass, Song Cycle and Opera Scenes singers confirmed
Fri 24th May 2019 Opera Scenes repertoire confirmed and roles allocated
Fri 31st May 2019 Opera Scenes outline rehearsal schedule issued for course
Fri 7th June 2019 Opera Scenes music sent to singers
Fri 14th June 2019 Final application deadline
Fri 28th June 2019 Balance of payment deadline
Fri 12th July 2019 Final course details emailed (or posted by request)
Sun 28th July 2019 Arrival from 11am, with lunch at 1pm, a vocal warm-up at 2pm, classes starting at 3pm, dinner at 6pm & Karen Cargill’s Public Masterclass at 7.30pm

N.B. Please photocopy your completed application form to keep a record of your class selections. Although every endeavour will be made to send invoices for final payment, please send balance of payment by the due date even if an invoice is not received.

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