Help Send Me to Opera Program- in Italy!

to a competitive opera program for 4 weeks in Urbania, Italy this summer! Obviously, I'm extremely excited but also really nervous about the very real possibility of me having to decline the invitation because of the cost of the program- which is $4,100 (not including airfare).

PLEASE help me (if you can) to follow my lifelong dream of studying opera with experts in the field in the MOTHERLAND for opera- Italy. I wouldn't turn to internet-begging if this didn't mean a WHOLE LOT to me. 

IF YOU AREN'T COMFORTABLE donating money on this site, please email me at the email address listed on this page and we can discuss other options. 

ALSO, know that the money will not be squandered, but put to good use as I continue to learn and grow my passion and instrument, while studying the Italian language in the beautiful Italian countryside. I am also working SO HARD at my multiple part-time jobs to put aside some money myself.

This is truly a ONCE IN A LIFETIME opportunity, and it would mean so much to me if you could give anything that you could. 

PLEASE follow the instructions on this site to donate, and if you can't donate, kind words are always accepted, too!



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Alyce Daubenspeck 
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