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Hub City Vocal Institute

Collaborative Pianist Mildred Roche accompanies alumni vocalists Eranga and Tharanga Goonetilleke

This five-day intensive vocal workshop will concentrate on performance preparation, with individual focused attention from the faculty, as well as group sessions encompassing wide range of relevant and practical topics for the serious singer. Opera scenes are assigned in advance and will be staged and performed at the end of the week.

The Hub City Vocal Institute will not be held this year. Check back for 2020 dates.

The five-day workshop will include voice lessons with both voice teachers, staged opera scenes, individual coaching on solo pieces and opera scenes, masterclass participation, and class sessions. Performance opportunities will include a public performance of solo repertoire and opera scenes.

Daniel Recital Hall, home of Hub City Vocal Institute

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Physical warm-ups for singers
  • Role preparation and character development
  • Subtexting for Opera and Art Song
  • Improving Memorization Skills
  • Preparation of Program Notes
  • The Business of Singing

What to Bring:

  • Music for lessons and performances
  • Classical solo repertoire and at least one musical theatre selection
  • Formal performance attire
  • Casual clothing for daily work (including morning work-out attire)
  • For those staying on-campus bring bedding, towels, and toiletries

For More Information, Contact:

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