Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian



  • History of Russian Music  
  • History of Foreign Music
  • History of Theatre  
  • History of Opera Theatre  
  • Solfège
  • Harmony
  • Solo Singing
  • Opera Class
  • chamber choir
  • Piano  
  • Basics of the Artistry
  • Stage Speech  
  • Basics of Scenic Movement
  • Dance
  • Foreign Languages for Specific-Purposes: Italian, German, French 
  • Psychology and Pedagogics

Our advantages

  • The programme is a joint project of the Academy of the Young Singers of the Mariinsky Theatre, and SPbU and has no rivals worldwide that is specially designed for Russian and international young singers
  • It educates and prepares students for modern opera and musical theaters who will be able to master classical and modern repertoire, work in a team, do research in musical arts and vocal pedagogics
  • Engagement into professional sphere: the classes are taught in the Academy of Young Singers of the Mariinsky Theatre. The students regularly go to the performances and work-shops delivered by the opera singers
  • Apart from the practical training, the students gain an insight into the classical university education in the humanities, study English and other foreign languages: Italian, French, German


Leading staff of SPbU and Academy of Young Singers of the Mariinsky Theatre, honoured artists of Russia, People’s artists of Russia and Ukraine  


Academy of Young Singers of the Mariinsky Theatre, concert organizations, musical theatres, secondary special education institutions, and institutions of additional education.

Interested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.