School of Music > Academics > Summer Music at DePaul > Summer Voice

Summer Voice

Sunday, July 26 - Saturday, August 1, 2020

This Summer Voice program will offer an exciting week for current college-level students seeking to refine audition repertoire through voice lessons, coachings, stage technique classes and performances.  Participants will receive lessons and coachings from members of DePaul’s esteemed voice faculty and coaches, as well as take part in discussions about audition protocol, promotional materials, self-management, repertoire, vocal health and much more. 

Acclaimed director Harry Silverstein will lead daily stage technique and delivery classes.  Students will perform in concerts, masterclasses and studio classes with faculty and guest artists including Kit Bridges, Sam HandleyAmanda MajeskiScott Ramsay, Jeffrey Ray and Stacey Tappan, all in the new state-of-the-art Holtschneider Performance Center amidst the backdrop of the wonderfully vibrant city of Chicago.  Let DePaul University show you how our world renowned, experienced and generous faculty can launch you toward the next step in your vocal career.  

Current college-level students are encouraged to apply. 

Apply now! While the March 16th application deadline has passed, we will continue to accept applications as space allows for the next few weeks.

This program provides a rare and unique opportunity for current college-level students to work with the School of Music's illustrious faculty who are professional musicians at the top of their fields.  Faculty members are updated as they are confirmed.  All faculty are subject to change. 


Tuition for the program is $995 (non-credit) which excludes housing. Optional University housing will be available for $225 for the week. Housing applications and instructions will be distributed once a student is accepted into the program.

Please submit your resume and recent headshot, and portfolio recordings from required repertoire.  Please upload two pieces; one in English, one in a foreign language. One of the pieces should be an aria. 
Please feel free to email directly with any further questions.  

March 16, 2020 - Application Deadline - 5PM CST

While the March 16th application deadline has passed, we will continue to accept applications as space allows for the next few weeks.

Early April, 2020 - Notification of admission status provided to all applicants who submitted by March 16, 2020

April 24, 2020 - Deadline for admitted students to accept admission.  50% deposit of tuition fees due on this day
June 12, 2020 - Final payment of tuition fees due
July 26, 2020 -  Arrival and Check-In Day
August 1, 2020 - Final performance and Check-Out