CoOPERAtive: Master Class with Laura Brooks Rice

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Professor of Voice Laura Brooks Rice, Director of Westminster's CoOPERAtive Program, leads a master class with CoOPERAtive Program participants. 

Since 1985, Miss Rice has been teaching at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey where she is Professor of Voice. In addition to teaching private voice, Miss Rice teaches courses in opera: The Singing Actor: Opera and Opera Auditions: Techniques and Preparation.  Along with her teaching at Westminster, Miss Rice has a private studio of professional singers and has been a vocal consultant to the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Program and is currently the voice teacher for the Domingo-Cafritz Program with the Washington National Opera. She has been an adjunct voice faculty member at The Curtis Institute of Music.  In the summers of 2012-2016 she was on the faculty of the distinguished program IVAI in Montreal and Virginia and New York. She has taught at Santa Fe Opera and at the Bel Canto Institute in San Miguel, Mexico. 

Her private students are currently singing as regular principal artists at The Metropolitan Opera, Washington Opera, New York City Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Ft. Worth Opera, Dayton Opera, Minnesota Opera, Nashville Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia and many others.

The CoOPERAtive Program is a three week intensive program with private coaching, focusing on operatic style, performance techniques, dramatic presentation, language and diction, body awareness, resumé and application advice.


Laura Brooks Rice
CoOPERAtive Program participants

Ticket Information 

Free admission.

Event Schedule
Date / Time Location
Monday, July 15, 2019


Robert L. Annis Playhouse, Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ, 08540
United States