Passaggio Foundation was founded in 2011 to promote vocal activities of amateurs and professionals by organizing masterclasses, concerts and courses. The Foundation strives to organise a number of them each year. The goal is to achieve a national and, when possible, international level.
Since 2009 Manuela Ochakovski is organising a workshop or masterclass annually. She is assisted by internationally renowned teachers. In 2016 and 2017 the teachers were: Marie Angel, Hilary Summers, Alan Herdman and Manuela Ochakovski. In april 2018 Manuela Ochakovski has invited famous opera director David Freeman for a masterclass for professionals.