Summer Art Song Institute at SongFest: May 12 - June 3, 2018
Rosemary Ritter, Founder/Artistic Director
From college freshmen who are learning their first art songs to established recitalists perfecting their song repertoire
SongFest has a program tailor-made for every lover of song.
- Designed for young singers who are working on a solid technical basis allowing them to focus on interpretation and singing-acting. Singers receive two voice lessons/week, Alexander Technique, and daily Yoga, private coachings, private afternoon master classes with our senior faculty, performance workshops, and m at least 2 opportunities to perform concerts. Generally singers who are entering freshman, sophomore and hunior undergraduate
- Designed for singers who have a solid technical basis which allows them to focus on interpretation and singing-acting. Singers receive one voice lesson/week, Alexander Technique, private coachings, private afternoon master classes with our senior faculty, performance workshops, and may receive limited opportunities to perform in Professional Program master classes and concerts. Generally singers who are entering seniors or beginning graduate studies.
- Our highest level program for singers and pianists. Designed for advanced singers prepared to work at a professional level with the senior faculty in daily master classes, private coachings, and performance projects. Voice lessons are not included as part of this program.
- For pianists with a special interest in vocal collaboration. Pianists receive coachings, weekly master class performances, concert performances, and pianist ONLY classes and meetings with senior faculty members.
NOTE: Still not sure which program is the best fit for you? No worries! Age/education brackets are provided as guidelines. Successful applicants will be placed into the appropriate program by the administration based on the audition, performance experience, repertoire list, and other submitted materials. Apply to one program, and we'll do the rest. All programs offer a rigorous curriculum and the opportunity to perform.