|presents||The Master Classes
Currently L'ASSOCIATION ARTS MUSIQUE EUROPÉENNE is presenting the international
The Elkus master classes are presented for singers
The work has two distinct levels:
To free the "Self" for Self expression.
It is a given that the music must be honoured as written,
In working with expression, the student has the opportunity
As the work is totally positive and directed towards the emotion of joy, the singer gains confidence
and lets go of his emotional and physical constraints. His singing becomes both exhilarating and effortless.
This work is equally effective for instrumentalists, as it releases emotional blocking, physical
For a more in depth understanding please refer to the book description of: The Telling of Our Truths - The Magic in Great Musical Performance which is included on this site.
About Peter Elkus
Peter Elkus' musical education started at the University of Denver Opera Department with
During this time he sang for Boris Goldovsky (known both for his opera company
During this time he also studied in opera
workshops at Hunter College and the Mannes College
Mr. Elkus started teaching in Vienna, and was then asked to fill the vacancy created by the death
While studying at The Mannes College of Music opera
workshop, he met his future (and now
Mr. Elkus has worked with his students in such places as:
La Scala Milano, the Metropolitan Opera New
His master classes have been presented in 10 countries including the Munich State Opera, the Hochschule for Music in Vienna, the Theatre Champs Elysee in Paris and the festival of The Accademia Musicale Ottorino Respighi in Assisi and Rome. In addition he has been judge of the Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions and president (following Birgit Nilsson and Placido Domingo) of the judging panel of the International Vocal Competition of the Richard Wagner Foundation at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, after which he was asked to give master classes for the winners.
His schedule includes up to 30 weeks of classes in as many as 5 different countries in addition to private teaching. He has completed a book (The Telling of Our Truths - The Magic in Great Musical Performance) and is currently in the process of creating a film on this work.