July 1-17, 2019
Location: Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
Typical daily schedule:
Monday - Friday
9am- Acting and movement
10:00- Private lessons with UVU Voice Faculty
11am- Choir with Dr. Reed Criddle
1pm- Staging rehearsals for Opera/Musical Theater scenes
Evening Master classes and performances when scheduled
Housing, food, and transportation costs are not included. If housing is needed, it can be arranged through UVAA and the cost typically ranges from $400-500 depending on the particular accommodations.
The UVAA Summer Vocal Performance Program is an exclusive training program high school aged, solo classical singers. It provides vocal and acting training, musical development, and performance opportunities typically unavailable at this stage of life. The program features the following:
Receive daily private vocal lessons from UVU vocal faculty and Dr. Anthony Buck.
Participate in choral ensemble directed by Dr. Reed Criddle.
Participate in regular master classes with UVU Faculty.
Receive regular acting classes.
Perform staged scenes from great operas and musicals in special performance.
Perform classical and musical theater solos in a special showcase recital.
Receive free tickets to our main stage operas, and all Summer Opera Festival events.
An additional Opportunity:
For those singers desiring a more extensive experience, we offer the Young Studio Artist option. Young Studio Artists will participate in the program through July 27th and will experience the following in addition to all the features above:
Perform in one master class with one of our major visiting guest artists. Attend all master classes included in the Principal Artist Program.
Perform as chorus member in The Magic Flute.
Receive regular additional private vocal coaching from the coaching faculty of the Principal Artist Program.
Perform a solo in Opera in the Park and/or Studio Artist Showcase concert.
Total cost for this program is $2100.