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Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, 2021 Summer Music Camps are limited to day-only experiences. No residential options will be offered. Camp format and schedules are subject to change with campus protocols. Participants will be notified of modifications by May 1.

The Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive is a week-long immersive experience  singing in a variety of styles. Students entering grades 9-12 will engage in classes, master classes, 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 camp takes place on Belmont University’s beautiful campus in downtown Nashville, TN.

June 28 - July 2, 2021

Daily Schedule

Each day, students will participate in master classes, electives, music theory, and seminars on varying topics. Master classes will provide solo vocal lessons in a group setting – choose from classical, commercial, integrative (both classical and commercial), or musical theatre tracks. Expansive elective classes offerings will offer opportunities to explore vocal health, artist development, vocal styles, choral conducting, diction for singers, chart writing, dance, and more. 

Check-in will be between 8:30-9am each day, with camp programming from 9am-3pm.

Meals

Meals will be served in Johnson Center Dining Hall, which can make accomodations for food allergies.

Eligibility

The Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive is open to students entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2021, pending successful audition. 

2021 Cost

Commuter Camper: $250 ($100 application fee applies to this amount)

This includes:

  • Lunch each day
  • Tuition for large ensembles, small ensembles, master classes, and electives
  • Camp t-shirt

Application and Registration

Applications are now closed.

Application: 

If your application is accepted, you will recieve an email with instructions to complete the online registration.

Registration: (Available March 2)
  1. Complete and submit the online registration.
  2. Tuition must be paid in full at time of registration.

Faculty

Vocal Arts Intensive Camp Coordinator: Dr. Lesley Mann
Dr. Jeffery Ames
Nancy Allen
Jo Lynn Burks
Dr. Deen Entsminger
Leslie Garbis
Todd Kemp
Kathryn Paradise
Henry Smiley
Dr. Abigail Santos
Jamie Wigginton

More information about the Belmont Summer Vocal Arts Intensive can be found in the 2021 Camp Handbook.