Our strategy has a core set of values which drive the Vision; Value; Mission and Goals for the New Zealand Opera School
In short, our values are:-
Read the body of our strategy and see for yourself how these values will ensure your experience as a student or tutor, supporter or sponsor of the School is a positive one.
We are recognised as New Zealand’s premier opera training school. We ensure standards of excellence in tuition are delivered to assist young opera singers and those with greater experience achieve their performance goals whilst expanding the understanding of opera to the New Zealand public.
Leadership in opera
To use our unique capabilities to ensure that world-class tuition is provided to a selected group of emerging opera singers and experienced professionals and that the Opera School experience is recognised as having a valuable contribution towards their future successes.
To run a campus based opera school with individual student objectives satisfied in 90% of cases
To employ world-class tutors to deliver individual and group tuition for operatic, and on occasion oratorio, vocal and performance technique to all Opera School students on an equal basis
To select students based on experience, repertoire and audio files submitted during the application process; students must be at post graduate or equivalent level with a primary focus on opera
To demonstrate good governance to the students, staff, sponsors and stakeholders such that the risk of individual failure or loss of sponsorship or staff is less than 10% per annum
To measure, manage and report against the expectations of key stakeholders such that overall satisfaction ratings continually rise by 5% per annum
To identify and partner with individuals, groups or organisations who support and augment the vision, mission and values of the School