Students in this conservatory are immersed in the fundamental elements of music, such as: theory, musicianship, history, diction, and piano classes, as well as classes focused on solo and ensemble singing, such as art song literature, music of the theatre, opera scenes, choral ensembles, and class voice. Students also benefit from the knowledge, experience, and high caliber education of the faculty, consisting of music professionals, most of whom have a master’s degree in music and/or ten years or more of experience in the professional music industry. Renowned guest artists, university faculty, and industry leaders visit the school’s campus to share their expertise and creativity through residencies, master classes, lectures, performances, presentations, and hands-on training. The conservatory offers a number of unique and exciting performance opportunities, such as choir concerts, Composer’s Night, Opera Scenes, an opera production and a solo recital. Every four years, students also have the opportunity to participate in an international tour.