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Singer's Workshop for Prospective Voice Students

Saturday, November 12, 9am - 5pm

Prospective voice students are invited to participate in a free, comprehensive workshop featuring clinics and masterclasses with members of the DePaul School of Music Voice Faculty. This day-long workshop is ideal for any student interested in studying voice at the collegiate level. The workshop will feature masterclasses, sessions on topics of singing, acting for singers, and the opportunity to audition for entrance into the School of Music.

While there is no fee to participate, those interested in attending must submit a pre-screening recording, via email to Vocal Coordinator, Eric Esparza.  The recording must include two songs, classical in nature, one in English and one in a foreign language.

Registration and recordings are due no later than Monday, October 24th. Singers who are selected to participate will be notified no later than Saturday, November 5th.

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DePaul Workshop Instructors: Nicole Cabell (BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2005), David Alt (Chapman University, University of Miami), Elizabeth Byrne (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Boston Symphony Orchestra), Jeffrey Ray (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Ravinia Festival), Jo Rodenburg (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Music of the Baroque), and Harry Silverstein (San Francisco Opera, English National Opera).
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Workshop Schedule:
8:45am -- Registration opens (coffee and donuts provided)
9:00am -- Welcome, Faculty Introductions, Warm-up

9:30am -- Group Master Class led by Faculty

10:30am -- Breakout Master Class Sessions #1 led by Faculty
11:30am -- Opera Performance #1                                      

12:00pm -- Lunch (boxed lunch provided)
1:00pm -- Breakout Master Class Sessions #2 led by Faculty
2:00pm -- Acting Master Class led by Prof. Harry Silverstein

2:45pm -- Opera Performance #2
3:00pm -- Q&A Session & Closing Remarks            
3:30pm -- School of Music Entrance Auditions for interested students