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The MIKULSKIART OPERA ACADEMY are master classes for singers that offer individual participants and existing vocal ensembles the opportunity to intensively prepare concert recitals, competitions, auditions, exams, or simply prepare any program.
Professional singers, students, students of music schools, vocal ensembles as well as singing teachers have the opportunity to observe, work together and exchange experiences with the most outstanding teachers of vocal art. Individual didactic, musical and methodological assistance is the basis for their further development at the technical, methodological, musical and artistic-interpretation level.


17-23.09.2023 , Sunday – Saturday


AFLOPA ART GALLERY, Żeromskiego 17, 95-200 Pabianice


(Vienna State Opera)

On September 17-23, 2023, the MikulskiART Foundation invites you to the AFLOPA ART Gallery in Pabianice for a vocal master class with one of the greatest interpreters of Mozart’s music – maestra Caroline Isabel Merz, who as a soloist of the Vienna State Opera for decades collaborated with the world’s most outstanding producers, conductors and stage partners. Her roles include: Pamina, Contessa, Donna Anna, Fiordiligi, Konstanze, Queen of the Night, First Lady, Violetta, Mimi, Lucia, Trovatore Leonore, Frau Fluth, Michaela, Norina, Adina, Rosina, Rosalinde, Reagan, Manon, and a lot of contemporary music. In addition, her work includes a large repertoire of arias and songs – particularly: Strauss, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Mahler, Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky, Copeland, Barber, Rossini, Verdi and Brahms.

For a decade, Caroline Merz has been involved in teaching – thanks to her knowledge and experience, she is a valued lecturer at countless vocal masterclasses in Europe, the USA, Japan and China.


All singers are invited - professionals, singing teachers, students of Music Academies, students of music schools, vocal ensembles and young singers. All those who want to prepare for competitions and concerts, auditions for opera theaters and artistic agencies, entrance exams for music universities or simply want to work on the repertoire of their choice and explore vocal knowledge.

In the program of the course, each of the active participants will have daily individual and group classes divided into thematic blocks:

vocal technique (voice emission), breath control, posture, pronunciation exercises, articulation;

Music and drama

understanding the role: choosing the right vocal technique for the created character, working on the musical power of expression, promoting musical personality, shaping independent interpretation, coping with stress and stage anxiety, e.g. through mental training and acting in front of course participants and the audience, both during workshops and participation in course concerts with the participation of the audience;


(for teachers and pedagogues of singing) – Methodology and didactics of teaching singing.

Course languages

German, English, Italian, French

All classes are open

dla uczestników i publiczności

You will receive a certificate or diploma

(for passive participants and teachers).

The course will end with concerts of participants with audience participation in the AFLOPA ART Gallery on September 22 and 23, 2023.

Course schedule:

17.09.2023, Sunday, 17:00

Opening of the course, short audition (one aria, song) with the participation of all active course participants

Framework plan:

18-21.09.2023, Monday – Thursday

time. 10:00 – 13:00 voice emission, individual and group classes
time. 14:30 – 18:30 individual lessons, work on the repertoire
time. 19:00 – 20:30 music and drama group scenes with a tutor

22-23.09.2023, Friday-Saturday

time. 10:00 – 13:00 voice emission, individual and group classes
time. 14:30 – 18:30 rehearsal for the concert
time. 19:00 – 20:30 Concert

The exact schedule of individual classes will be determined during the course.
The program of concerts will be determined during the course.
Please find the payment information in the application form below.


9 September 2023

Due to high interest and limited number of places, we encourage you to submit your applications on time. The number of places for active course participants is limited.