Summer Vocal Programs


The Masterworks Festival Vocal Intensive Study Program (VISP): June 19-July 10
Designed for passionate and motivated students age 18-30 who desire to effectively integrate faith and art, refine their vocal technique, perform new solo and operatic repertoire and prepare for professional auditions.  Application deadline March 1, 2016.

Westminster Choir College Summer Camps:
- Solo Vocal Artist: July 17 to July 30, 2016
This program offers the opportunity for the dedicated young classical singer to explore the many facets of developing the singer’s art. The young singers study voice in daily private lessons (five lessons in week one and four in week two) taught by Westminster Artist Faculty members.  High School.

- Vocal Institute: July 3 - July 16, 2016
Under the direction of choral conductor and clinician Amanda Quist, the two-week Vocal Institute draws 150 students from across the country and around the world.  High School.

- Music Theater Workshop: July 17 - July 31, 2016
The summer High School Music Theater Workshop is for high school performers who are Broadway bound.  High School.

- CoOperative Program: July 3 - July 23, 2016
A three-week intensive training program for singers, offering individualized instruction and focusing on operatic style, performance technique, dramatic presentation, language and diction, resume and audition preparation, and body awareness.  College.

- Florence Voice: May 16–June 7, 2016.
A three-week study opportunity for professional vocal instruction in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. This program is designed for advanced students and young professional singers.

- Vienna: Language of Lieder: June 5– June 26, 2016.
A three-week study opportunity in the center of Europe’s musical life – this program is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, professional singers and teachers.

Boston Conservatory Vocal/Choral Intensive: July 10 – July 23, 2016
Students ages 15 – 18. The Boston Conservatory's Vocal/Choral Intensive (VCI) summer voice program focuses on training high-school students who are serious about singing in classical and musical theater styles. The two-week program mirrors The Boston Conservatory's college curriculum and is a great introduction to a conservatory education.   This summer voice program at The Boston Conservatory is designed to strengthen performance skills in a short time. After only two weeks, students leave with improved sight-singing and musical skills, enhanced vocal technique and greater confidence in their abilities as a performer. Registration deadline May 1st, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Summer Programs for Diversity June 25 - August 6
The Pre-College Music Program offers a unique view of the life of a music student at Carnegie Mellon in a supportive environment of study and performance. It is an ideal opportunity to experience a world-class conservatory program and discover your potential for a career in music. Coupled with the rich cultural life of the city of Pittsburgh and varied campus activities, the Pre-College Music Program is an extraordinary way for young musicians to spend their summer. The Pre-College Music Program will give you the opportunity to see what college is like. This is not high school and it is not camp. You get to live on campus, take classes with conservatory professors, play, rehearse, perform and enjoy the freedom of college life in a safe environment.

DePauw University Vocal Arts Camp July 17-23, 2016
DePauw University faculty members will offer the Vocal Arts Camp for high school students in grades 9 through 12. The Vocal Arts Camp is part of an exciting week at DePauw offering dedicated high school music students an opportunity to explore the many facets of majoring in music at the collegiate level. This workshop provides participants with movement classes, musical theatre staging, theory fundamentals, improvisation sessions, repertoire and deportment, music technology, and stage make-up. Students also participate in a final recital program. APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 2nd, 2016

Indiana University College Audition Preparation July 24-30, 2016
College Audition Preparation offers intense study with your future college audition panel members...or at least people just like them. You will learn what they think and what they want to hear. We teach you how to walk into a room and make them trip over themselves to invite you to your dream school! Recommended for vocalists, brass players, and woodwind players entering grades 11 and 12 who are planning to apply for entrance to college music programs.

Interlochen High School Vocal Soloist Summer Program June 25 - August 8, 2016
If you are a serious classical solo singer, the six-week vocal artist summer program for high school students is excellent preparation for training at the college, university, or conservatory level. You will develop a great breadth of knowledge and elevate your solo singing skills, guided by an accomplished and supportive faculty.

Oberlin Vocal Academy for High School Students June 17 - 26, 2016
The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is pleased to present the Vocal Academy for High-School Students, a nine-day, intensive workshop that offers dedicated high school voice students age 15 years and older (high school graduates are excluded) an opportunity to explore the many facets involved in developing the singer's art. Technical work will include the development of posture, breathing, phonation, resonance, and articulation.Application deadline March 15th

Tanglewood Young Artists Vocal Program July 3 – August 13, 2016
Ages 14-19. The Young Artists Vocal Program (YAVP), under the direction of Penelope Bitzas, nurtures and encourages the development of gifted young singers who wish to pursue professional studies and performance. The intensive and comprehensive curriculum is based on a conservatory model of training: one that develops all the essentials for healthy vocal technique, sensitive and informed musicianship, and convincing performance.

Washington National Opera Institute for Young Singers June 20 - July 10, 2016
Ages 15-18. This inspiring three-week summer program brings passionate, talented young musicians together in the nation's capital to experience opera in a professional and nurturing environment that only a world-class opera company can provide. Dedicated classical singers thrive from Opera Institute's intense and focused curriculum, which prepares students for college performance programs and beyond.