Upcoming Events

Winter Bel Canto Technique Intensive in Nyland's Courthouse-- 4-10 March 2018

Kashu-do OperaStudios, organizes several masterclasses throughout the year in idyllic settings that encourage the singer artistically and humanistically leading to the Härnösand Opera Academy and Festival.  The second masterclass of the season is a Bel Canto Intensive featuring  Internationally renowned pedagogue, Dr. Jean-Ronald LaFond, soprano-voice teacher, Anna Niedbala and Conductor-pianist, Brandon Eldredge. The Bel Canto Intensive gives the singer the opportunity to understand Traditional Italian Vocal Technique by anlayzing Old School Concepts with respect to current (New School) research.  The intensive week will include, morning group warm ups using the Vaccai Exercises, daily voice lessons and evening masterclasses. The Bel Canto Intensive will concentrate on Italian Repertoire. Kashu-do (歌手道):  The Way of the Singer is a philosophy of vocal artistry developed by Dr. Jean-Ronald LaFond.  In short, it is a process that opens the developing singer to the awareness of the many elements that must be mastered in order to achieve true competence as a vocal artist.