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Summer Voice

Sunday, July 2​6 - Saturday, August 1, 2020
DePaul Concert Choir

This Summer Voice program will offer an exciting week for current undergraduate-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 Handley, Linda Hirt, Amanda Majeski, Nicholas Phan, Scott Ramsey, 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 undergraduate-level students are encouraged to apply. 

Apply now!​ Deadline for applications is March 16, 2020.

Who will my instructors be for this week?

This program provides a rare and unique opportunity for dedicated high school music 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. 

What is the cost of the program?

Tuition for the program is $995 (non-credit) which excludes housing.​

How do I apply?

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. ​

I still have questions, who can help me?

​Please feel free to email music@depaul.edu ​directly with any further questions.  

Key dates for the program.

March 16, 2020 - Application Deadline - 5PM CST​
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
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