Our programme

Our master’s programme aims to bridge the gap between formal studies and a successful transition into the operatic profession.

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Performance opportunities

We schedule full productions and concerts throughout the year to enhance your profile and acquire a broad and useful repertoire.

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Voice lessons

Individual voice lessons will help to hone your vocal technique and alleviate any issues to facilitate further development.

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Benefit from individual coaching sessions with our experienced and accomplished coaches from the international world of opera.

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Performance skills

Central to our programme is the integration of singing, acting and physicality to help you develop technically and build artistic credibility.

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Career skills

We focus on the strategic and entrepreneurial skills that are essential tools for a successful career, including our Audition Training Module.

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Curriculum handbook

Download the DNOA curriculum handbook, with full information about the curriculum, programme objectives and assessment criteria. 


Useful resources

Our curriculum

Read more details about the curriculum, programme objectives and assessment criteria.

Financial support

Find out more information about financial support through scholarships and funds.

Our facilities

Find out about the facilities that our partner Universities offer in Amsterdam and the Hague.