1
1

MA Opera Studies at RWCMD - 2nd Year

£100 of £5,000 goal

Raised by 1 person in 5 months
In 2018 I began my studies at the David Seligman Opera School at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. The course tuition fees are £14,993 per year plus additional rent and living costs. Thanks to the support of a number of generous people, I managed to secure funding for my first year of this two year course. However, I am now looking for funding for my second year at this prestigious opera school.

The course so far has been excellent and I have been very busy. In the first term I learnt four opera scenes exploring four different characters ranging from Mozart's Cherubino to Verdi's Meg in Falstaff under direction of Adrian Thompson.

In November I was a soloist in the annual Opera Gala hosted by Welsh National Opera Orchestra. Under the baton of James Southall, I sang Dorabella in the Act I Sextet from Cosi fan Tutte, and in “Make our Garden Grow” from Bernstein's Candide. I have had the opportunity to work with a number of fantastic external coaches from the Metropolitan Opera, Scottish Opera and Welsh National Opera. I have continued to work hard with my teacher Anne Mason, and have enjoyed exploring new repertoire with my wonderful coach Michael Pollock.

I was delighted to have been given the role of Nancy in RWCMD production of Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring for Spring 2019 and the role of a Mother in Welsh National Opera production of Dead Man Walking in Summer 2019. 

I was very grateful for support of Funtington Music Group, The Leverhulme Trust, Mario Lanza Educational Foundation, Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund. A big thanks also to everyone who donated on my fundraising page and everyone who has attended my fundraising concerts! Without your support, studying at RWCMD would not have been possible!

I still cannot believe that I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to study on the course of my dreams. As I am now looking to find the means to be able to fund my second year of the course, I would be so grateful if you would consider supporting me financially.

For more information please visit  www.tinagelnere.co.uk or follow me on twitter, instagram and facebook.

Yours sincerely 

Tina
+ Read More

£100 of £5,000 goal

Raised by 1 person in 5 months
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
£100
Anonymous
5 months ago
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a £5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.