GEORGE TOWN FESTIVAL 2011 - Invitation for Pro Musica Workshop Application

Penang was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site along with the Historic City of Malacca in 2008 and in conjunction with that, the Penang State Government and George Town World Heritage Incorporated have been together in hosting George Town Festival.

This year, George Town Festival 2011 is back with more exciting events throughout the month of July. Among them, the Pro Musica, International Workshop & Master Class for Vocal Training & Opera.

The Pro Musica workshop will be conducted by Madam Loh Siew-Tuan, a Malaysian who is based in London. Madam Loh has since established an impeccable resume which includes singing engagements in countries worldwide, and teaching positions in renowned Centres of Arts in Europe, North and South America as well as being the founder of OPERAPLUS, an independent training centre dedicated to the development of young singers. The renowned specialist teachers also include Ronny Lauwers, Director of the Flanders Opera Studio , and Hein Boterberg, Music Director of Flanders Opera Studio.

6 Scholarships will be available for the Workshop. The Audition Panel will select and award the scholarships based on the audition results of the applicants

We are looking forward to receive candidates from your organization and please feel free to pass this information to those interested.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,
Joe Sidek
Director
George Town Festival 2011
www.georgetownfestival.com