The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford, ON
August 14 to 21
Contact: Lana Mau
Deadline: Friday, March 29
Cost: $1,200 for vocalists, full scholarship for pianists
The Vocal Academy returns to Stratford Summer Music for a fifth year and will offer intensive training in professional preparation (opera, oratorio, art song) and in performance skills for six to eight graduate, post-graduate, and early professional-level singers, and for two pianists pursuing a career in vocal accompaniment. Participants will receive daily individual sessions with the internationally recognized faculty, and will take part in Master Classes which will be open to the public. The program will culminate in a Finale concert with all participants.
New this year: the opportunity to work on vocal chamber music with visiting professional string players. 2019 Faculty - Phillip Addis, voice; Emily Hamper, vocal coach; Roger Honeywell, acting; Erin Wall, voice; Others TBA.