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Montclair State University’s 3rd Annual Singing Voice Science Workshop

Singing Voice Science Workshop

Montclair State University is delighted to announce the 3rd Annual Singing Voice Science Workshop, running from June 7-9, 2017!

The Singing Voice Science Workshop is a friendly and inviting gathering of singing voice professionals who desire to become more familiar and comfortable with the science of the singing voice. Egos and know-it-all attitudes are left at the door as everyone, from the advanced scientist or practitioner to the curious novice, is welcome to learn about and explore in depth the exciting world of the science of singing.

This workshop is for teachers of singing and voice pedagogy as well as for professional singers, students of singing, and speech language pathologists who desire to know more about singing voice science. Whether you’d like to brush-up your pedagogy and science skills, learn the basics of acoustics, or familiarize yourself with VoceVista, this is the workshop for you.

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Laurier Conservatory’s First Ever Music Theatre Academy

Beckett School LogoThe Laurier Conservatory is thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the very first WLU Music Theatre Academy. This three-week professional training program is designed for classically-trained singers who want to hone their skills in acting, dance and belt/mix vocalization.

Successful applicants will attend classes Monday through Friday in acting improvisation and text, Alexander Technique, Feldenkreis and appropriate dance styles. Regular lessons, coachings and master classes with crossover voice teachers will develop healthy belt/mix techniques. Instructors will join us from The Stratford Festival, Sheridan College, WLU’s Faculty of Music, and elsewhere.

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St. Andrews Arts Council – New Brunswick: 2017 Opera Workshop & Vocal Techniques Applications are now being accepted

St. Andrews Arts Council - New BrunsiwckSt. Andrews Arts Council in New Brunswick is now accepting applications for the 2017 Opera Workshop and Vocal Techniques Workshop. The registration deadline for both workshops is April 5, 2017.

Opera Workshop Details

Over the course of the past twenty-two years, this workshop has gained a national reputation as the place for singers to come for an intense, artistic growth experience. Our workshop seeks to bridge the gap between voice student and young professional.

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Highlands Opera Studio 2017 Auditions Deadlines Are Approaching

The 11th season of Highlands Opera Studio will take place this coming July 31 through August 31.

Highlands Opera Studio LogoNow casting for COSI FAN TUTTE (principals, covers, and chorus), and WIIKONDIWIN (a new Canadian Opera by First Nations composer Barbara Croall). Alternatively, singers may be chosen for our Independent Study, or Apprentice Program (for gifted singers between 19-25).

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Stratford Summer Music 2017 – Applications Are Now Open

Stratford Summer Music 2017For the third year,  the 2017 Vocal Academy at Stratford Summer Music will offer intensive training in professional preparation (opera, oratorio, art song) and in performance skills for up 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 renowned Faculty and will take part in master classes which will be open to the public. The program will culminate in a public performance by Faculty and participants.

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Canadian Opera Company’s Scotiabank Summer Opera Camps – Registration is Now Open!

Canadian Opera Company’s Scotiabank Summer Opera Camps

Save the dates! Sign your child up to make new friends, discover new interests, build confidence, and have lots of fun. Campers will playfully explore opera as both creators and performers. Additional details about this enriching performing arts experience to come.

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Walking the Boundaries, Bridging the Gaps: International Community Music Conference — Deadline for Paper Proposals Extended

The Walking the Boundaries, Bridging the Gaps: International Community Music Conference will be taking place at Laurier University from May 11 to 13, 2017.

Call for Submissions – Extended Deadline

We’re happy to share that the submission deadline has been extended by a few days.

Laurier - Music Conference GraphicConference themes will deal with boundaries and margins and how challenges and gaps might be bridged through participatory music making. Paper presentations, narratives or other formats describing practices in community music are welcome. Additional details are available on the Faculty of Music website.

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