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Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive

The Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive is a week-long immersive experience in solo and choral singing in a variety of styles. Students entering grades 9-12 will engage in rehearsals, masterclasses, and performances with the outstanding artistic faculty at Belmont University. The Summer Vocal Arts Intensive provides a unique opportunity to experience high level artistry in both classical and commercial singing. This residential camp takes place on Belmont University’s beautiful campus in downtown Nashville, TN.

June 23 - 29, 2019

Daily Schedule

Each day, students will participate in mass choir rehearsals, electives, small ensembles, master classes, and social experiences. The mass choir will rehearse and perform a final concert of traditional and contemporary choral music. Small ensemble opportunities include Chamber Choir, Jazz Choir, A Capella Choir, and Musical Theatre ensemble. Master classes will provide solo vocal lessons in a group setting – choose from classical, commercial, or integrative tracks. Elective classes will offer opportunities to explore Choral Conducting, Diction for Singers, Chart Writing, and more. Evening activities include a mix of social activities and recitals (faculty and campers).

Housing & Meals

Students will be housed in Belmont University dormitories. Roommates will be assigned randomly by gender unless roommate requests are indicated on the registration form.  While in the dormitories, participants will be under the careful supervision of the camp staff, and security will be a priority. All meals will be served in Johnson Center Dining Hall.

Eligibility

The Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive is open to students entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2018. Discounts available for participation in National, State, and Regional honor choirs.

Auditions

Applicants will be asked to submit a one minute video of a performance. Submission details will be posted in November. We will begin accepting applications in January. Review of applications and auditions will begin late February. Notification of acceptance will begin in March

Application and Registration

Details for 2019 Applications will be updated in November 2018.

 

 

 

Faculty

Vocal Arts Intensive Camp Coordinator: Dr. Lesley Mann
Dr. Jeffery Ames
Erica Aubrey
Jo Lynn Burks
Dr. Deen Entsminger
Leslie Garbis
Dr. Kelly Garner
Todd Kemp
Kathryn Paradise
Megan Santi
Henry Smiley
Dr. Mark Whatley
Jamie Wigginton