A Sudden opportunity to travel and further my education with Opera Lucca...
I am a classically trained mezzo-soprano and am actively working to make the next steps towards my ultimate dream of becoming an opera singer. Through education, vocal training, working as a public school teacher as well as working babysitting jobs on the side to save for my operatic aspirations. I have gotten the opportunity to travel to Lucca, Italy to further my learning in Italian and performance experience. I need help in covering the rest of my tuition and travel expenses for this opportunity to be possible!
About the program:
-Daily Italian language classes.
-Weekly lessons and coachings.
-Opera scenes performance during the last two weeks of the program.
What is your money going towards?
Tuition (including room and board): $3900
Airfare and train: $1580
Miscellaneous (scores, etc.)
I have already saved $1,000 through picking up a second job- Any help that you can offer through monetary donations or by sharing this project via Facebook or Twitter will be greatly appreciated. I am so happy and grateful for this opportunity and want to thank you for your helping and believing in me!
What will I do to give back?
I have a unique and unconventional approach to my study of classical singing, but then again, is any artists lifestyle conventional? Everyone has their own story. As a public school teacher, I plan to tell my story to my students who wish to make their own dreams possible.
The biggest lesson I've learned this year is that when you work on yourself, you are also helping others. When you lead by example, you show others that perhaps there is way to get where they want to be as well. When I am fully able to be the performing artist I want to be, I am able to give as much of myself as I can to pave the way for others. By giving money to my cause, you are not only helping me reach my own personal goals and dreams, but you are starting a "ripple effect" by helping me share my knowledge and story to my students who will then spread it to others.