COSI 7 :: Programs for emerging artists



Cosi7 provides the highest level of training for emerging musicians and artists.  We offer programs to enhance your skills.  Led by acclaimed professionals in the business, we bring you the opportunity to learn from the best.



Cosi 7 offers several training courses for aspiring instrumentalists, composers and singers. We offer a variety of courses to nurture talented young artists through engaging training and performance opportunities. Participants receive training in audition presentation, musical style and interpretation, role preparation, movement and acting, conducting, language and diction, breath work and professional development.


Participants receive training from esteemed renowned faculty, many of whom return time and again to impart their invaluable wisdom to the next generation.

Faculty members are active performers, as well as gifted teachers and coaches dedicated to nurturing the talents of young artists and further their skill set.


Upcoming Program

A full day focusing on Bel Canto and Verismo repertoire. Working on style, vocal technique and staging. Four coaches to guide you to enhance your approach to this wonderful operatic repertoire.

Repertoire Masterclass 
May 27, 2024
Berlin, Germany


Maya Barsacq – French/American conductor, composer and former opera singer. Founder and co- director of Zenith Opera Competition.

Rolando Garza Rodriguez – Mexican opera coach. He currently works at Bremen Opera. Formerly at Opéra National du Rhin, Theater Basel. Italian repertoire specialist and has collaborated with artists of international acclaim; such as Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Mirella Freni, Sherrill Milnes, and Anna Moffo. He has been on the coaching staff of many international summer opera programs.

John Alder: enjoys a considerable reputation as a  most  distinguished and sought after accompanist with  such world renowned  artist as Christa Ludwig, Dame Gywneth Jones, Lucia Popp, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Hans Sotin and Placido Domingo.

Detlef Soelter:  Opera Stage director  with more than 50 productions in major opera houses in Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Slovenia, Switzerland, Austria and Great Britain. Soetler also coaches singers and has given many masterclasses, audition trainings, 

Location: Berlin, Germany :: city center.

Monday May 27: 10:00-19:00


200 Euros 

Enrollment: Limited 10 singers (first come basis)

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Leticia Martin Ruiz
Assistant artistic director and production director at the Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona.


Mark Hastings
International opera coach. Affiliations include: Gran Teatro del Liceu, Staatsoper in Berlin, San Carlo in Naples, Metropolitan of NYC, & Dallas Opera.


Christina Scheppelmann
General director of Seattle Opera. Fromer Artistic director of Gran Teatro del Liceu, Royal Opera House Muscat, and Washington Opera.


Maya Barsacq
French/American conductor, composer and former opera singer. Founder and co-director of Zenith Opera Competition.

Rolando Garza Rodriguez

Rolando Garza Rodriguez
International opera coach. Affiliations include: Opéra National du Rhin, Theater Basel, Theater Bremen,  Luzerner Theater. Also on the staff of many international summer opera programs in Mexico, Italy, Belgium, Israel,
Spain, Switzerland, Uk, Bulgaria, France, Northern Ireland and the Czech Republic.


Carlos Chausson
Internationally renown Bass and pedagogue.

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David Lomeli
Chief artistic officer at Santa Fe Opera, artistic coordinator at Dallas Opera & casting consultant at Bayerische Staatsoper


Josep Buforn
Opera coach at Gran Teatro del Liceu, Vinas Competition, and Palau de la Musica in Barcelona.

Detlef Soetler

Detlef Soetler Stage director and pedagogue


Luca Valentino
Stage director and pedagogue


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