Spring Training Vocal Camp for High School Singers

Spring Training 2014

Spring Training Vocal Camp for High School Singers - 2014
  • SPRING TRAINING Vocal camp for high school singers

    May 27 – 30 & June 2 - 6, 2014, On the campus of Webster University

    THE EXPERIENCE

    Spring Training sessions are held from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM daily at the Community Music School on the campus of Webster University. Each week of camp is an exciting, fun-filled learning experience. Attending one of Opera Theatre’s critically acclaimed performances is a great opportunity to hear live opera sung in English by some of the finest young artists in the country.

    ACTIVITIES INCLUDE

    Daily private voice lessons and vocal coaching, classes in movement/acting, dance and Alexander Technique, afternoon mini-recitals, an opera scene rehearsal and performance with Opera Theatre singers, attending a live Opera Theatre performance of Donizetti’s THE ELIXIR OF LOVE or Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE, and classes in opera set design and makeup.

    ENROLLMENT

    Simply complete and return the application. No audition is necessary. The full tuition fee must be paid at the time of enrollment for the application to be accepted. Tuition scholarships are available for those who qualify. Space is limited and applications are processed in the order received.

    STUDY

    Each student will receive daily private voice lessons and individual attention at master classes, work with guest lecturers and presenters, and participate in recital performances and an opera scene.

    EDUCATION

    Students will learn about the life of a singer and careers in singing and the arts.

    *Opera Theatre reserves the right to dismiss campers who are unable to comply with the camp rules.*

    FACULTY


    Dr. Marc Schapman, program director
    Associate Professor of Voice and Director of Graduate Studies in Music, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Spring Training Faculty are members of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ music staff and the following universities:


    • University of Missouri – St. Louis

    • Washington University

    • Webster University

    • SIU-Edwardsville

    TUITION


    May 27-30, $135 per student

    June 2-6, $170 per student

    Make checks payable to: Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

    JUST A FEW THINGS PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE LEARNED…

    “I learned how to control my nerves.”
    “That I’m a soprano!”

    “Nutrition and healthy foods help your voice.”

    “Breathing techniques, stage presence, how to audition and sing with confidence.”

    “Ways to add emotion into my songs.”

    “How to practice singing in front of other people and getting feedback.”

    “My [voice] instructor was so helpful and I improved so much over four days!”

    APPLICATION:

    You may complete the application in one of two ways: online at www.opera-stl.org/spring-training or by completing this paper application and mailing to:
    Dan Mayo

    Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

    210 Hazel Ave

    St. Louis, MO 63119

    Spring Training is underwritten by Monsanto Fund and is an extension of Opera Theatre’s nationally award-winning Monsanto Artists-in-Training program.

    Special thanks to Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the Community Music School for their provision of facilities.

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