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Hub City Vocal Institute

Collaborative Pianist Mildred Roche accompanies alumni vocalists Eranga and Tharanga Goonetilleke

This intensive vocal workshop will concentrate on performance issues and audition preparation, with individual focused attention from the faculty in addition to group sessions that will cover a wide range of relevant and practical topics for the serious singer.

The workshop is intended to meet the needs of a wide range of students, from advanced high school students contemplating collegiate musical study up through college students and graduate students, or those recently out of a graduate program, who are in the early stages of pursing a singing career.

The five-day workshop will include voice lessons, individual coaching sessions, rehearsal and practice time, masterclass participation, class sessions, and round-table discussions.  The Friday night recital performance and a mid-week musical theatre cabaret night will be open to the public.

Daniel Recital Hall, home of Hub City Vocal Institute

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Mastering Mozart Style
  • Audience Communication
  • Audition Essentials and Tips
  • Oratorio Performance and Style
  • Role Preparation
  • Character Development
  • Subtexting for Opera and Art Song
  • Working Effectively with a Coach
  • Memorization Procedures and Plans
  • Themed Recital Program Planning
  • The Business of Music

What to Bring:

  • Linens, pillow, towels, toiletries
  • Music
  • Performance attire

Applications for the 2017 Hub City Vocal Institute are no longer being accepted. Please check back for 2018 information.

Our top-notch faculty includes internationally-acclaimed coach and collaborative pianist Dr. Arlene Shrut, voice teachers Rebecca Turner and Valerie MacPhail, and collaborative pianist Mildred Roche. Click the names below to learn more about each faculty member.

Arlene Shrut

Rebecca Turner

Valerie MacPhail

Mildred Roche

For More Information, Contact:

Dr. Valerie MacPhail, Co-director Hub City Vocal Institute
864-596-9168
valerie.macphail@converse.edu