TMF Vocal Institute - Building Your Craft: From Studio to Stage

Summer Program

Houston, TX USA
Summer Program
Deadline: 03/25/2022
Date: 05/25/2022 - 06/10/2022
Fee: $1200.00


Classical/OperaUndergraduateVoicePay to Sing


May 25 - June 10, 2022

The Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival® invites applications for its Vocal Institute: Building Your Craft: From Studio to Stage, at the University of Houston Moores School of Music. This intensive program for college freshmen, sophomore, and junior vocal students builds a foundation in stagecraft through classes in acting and dramatic interpretation, language and diction, solo and ensemble coaching, stage movement, dance, and body awareness. Led by a stellar faculty with years of international experience, participants prepare and stage scenes from opera and operetta for public performance.

Daily Classes and Sessions (up to 35 hours per week) include:

Dance and Movement for the Stage

Techniques in dramatic interpretation and theatrical presentation

Diction and Language

Daily individual and ensemble coaching

Staging of scenes

Lectures (Vocal Health, Collaboration: You and the Pianist, Performance Anxiety, Learning Orientations)

Individual voice lessons will be available for participants. (Lessons are voluntary and offered with the approval of the individual’s voice teacher.)

Final performance(s) of opera scenes. Last performance: Friday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.

Limited enrollment, generous tuition fellowships

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