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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 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 camp takes place on Belmont University’s beautiful campus in downtown Nashville, TN.

June 28 - July 3, 2021

Daily Schedule

Each day, students will participate in master classes, electives, music theory, and seminars on varying topics. In the case of in-person programming, small ensemble opportunities include Chamber Choir, Jazz Choir, Pop/Rock Ensemble, and Musical Theatre ensemble. Master classes will provide solo vocal lessons in a group setting – choose from classical, commercial, integrative (both classical and commercial), or musical theatre tracks. Elective classes will offer opportunities to explore vocal health, artist development, vocal styles, choral conducting, diction for singers, chart writing, dance, and more. 

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

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