Voice Pre-College Summer Programs
Do you audition for every single solo in your school's show choir? Have you practiced your All-State Choir audition non-stop since you've been selected? Do you love watching The Voice and dream about your perfect audition song?
If you answered "YAS, girl!,” then a voice pre-college summer program is a perfect fit for you!
Below you will find 4 amazing training programs. We have compiled all of the important details about application deadlines, audition requirements, and scholarship possibilities, so you can compare programs and see what you like.
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Pre-College Summer Programs: Voice
1. Vocal Arts Academy at Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2016-2017 high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
Early Admission deadline: January 20th , 2017
2nd Admission deadline: February 20th, 2017
Late Application Deadline:
3rd Admission deadline: March 31st, 2017
Notifications will be made at the email address you provide in your application.
If you submit by January 20th, you will be notified by February 1st.
If you submit by February 20th, you will be notified by March 15th.
If you submit of March 31st, you will be notified by April 13th.
Early application is strongly suggested.
Tuition/Room & Board:
2-week session: $2,800
Early Bird Discount: 15% off the entire tuition, if application is received by January 20th; early application will also make you eligible for financial aid.
Limited financial aid is available by filling out the financial aid section on the summer registration form/submitting requested documents. Applying early might increase your chances of receiving financial aid.
If you were selected to participate in your state’s high school All-State Ensemble, you will receive a $150 scholarship. Make sure to indicate this honor on your registration form and send along photo-copied documentation of your selection for All-State Ensemble. Only ensembles organized the by the state’s Music Educators Association will be considered.
Audition Requirement: Two song selections – one or both selections should be from the classical repertoire (foreign language and art songs are accepted). You may substitute a pre-1970 musical theater song for one of your selections. Neither song should exceed three minutes. You must record your selections live with live piano accompaniment only – no background or karaoke accompaniments are accepted. Only microphones attached to camera input are allowed. Auditions should not be recorded using reverb enhancement or any pitch altering technology. If pitch altering or enhancement is suspected a new DVD will be requested.
Recordings of live stage performances/shows are not acceptable.
Submissions are accepted via YouTube and on DVD. Please do not send mini DVDs or video tapes. Vocal auditions are not accepted on CD’s and audio-cassettes.
Submissions must include a headshot. 8 X 10 school photos are acceptable.
Submissions must include a performance resume.
Fun Fact On Saturday mornings, students get the chance to select their schedule with the "Saturday Electives," featuring such classes as pilates, yoga, tap, stage combat, and performance career preparation.
For more info, check out the program here.