Program Details:

July 1-17, 2019

Location: Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Cost: $495 


Typical daily schedule:

Monday - Friday

9am- Acting and movement

10:00- Private lessons with UVU Voice Faculty

11am- Choir with Dr. Reed Criddle

12:00- Lunch

1pm- Staging rehearsals for Opera/Musical Theater scenes

3pm- End

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. 

Anthony Buck,

Stage Director 

Scenes Showcase


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.

1386 N Freedom Blvd

Provo, UT 84604
Tel: 801-822-8172


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