Stephen Stubbs musical director
Stage Directors: Guillaume Bernardi, Grant Herreid, Roger Hyams, Anna Mansbridge
Musical coaches:Stephen Stubbs (musical director), Nancy Zylstra ( voice) Margriet Tindemans (viola da gamba and continuo) Maxine Eilander (harp and continuo), Elizabeth Brown (lute, baroque guitar and continuo), Jillon Stoppels Dupree (harpsichord and continuo)
The 2011 Accademia d'Amore offers 30 advanced singers, 9 continuo players, 4 dancers and 4 stage assistants the opportunity to work on musical and dramatic aspects of 17th century vocal repertoire with a faculty of world renowned specialists. Founded by Seattle native Stephen Stubbs, Accademia attendees have gone on to successful careers in baroque opera in Europe, the US, and Canada.This 10 day workshop will include movement/gesture classes, baroque dance, group and solo work on operatic scenes as well as private coachings. The week's activities will lead up to two fully staged, public performances on the evenings of August 19, 20 at the Cornish College of the Arts. Repertoire will be chosen based on the applications submitted.