Training with Tito Schipa

One of the pupils of the famous tenor Tito Schipa (1889 -1965) was Stefan Zucker, who went on to found the Bel Canto Society.  Zucker's lessons with Schipa cost $12. Zucker described his lessons with Schipa like this: The routine began with scales [on the five alphabetic vowels, Italian a, e, i, o, u] with [...]