Librettist Workshop

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The Wheeler Centre for Writing, Books and Ideas
5 – 9 SEPTEMBER 2011
9.30am – 1pm daily
Participation via application (see below)

The workshop will comprise a series of practical exercises, robust discussions, and lecture-style lessons, delivered by prolific Australian librettists, composers, conductors, dramaturges and directors.

Confirmed speakers/lecturers include:
Alison Croggan, Margaret Cameron, Deborah Cheetham
Moya Henderson, Brett Kelly, Judith Rodriguez, David Young .

The week’s activities will also include a ‘speed-dating’ event, to provide a very immediate and practical opportunity for librettists to make contact with composers.

If you are interested in participating, please email librettists (at) chambermadeopera (dot) com with the following information:
> CV containing relevant experience;
> Discussion of your work (no more than half an A4 page);
> Discussion why you want to attend the workshop (no more than half an A4 page); and
> Two examples of your work (no more than 10 pages).
Applications close at 5pm, Friday 5 August 2011

This initiative has been supported by the Copyright Agency Limited’s (CAL) Cultural Fund, and is presented in partnership with the Victorian Writers Centre.

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