Young Artist Vocal Experience
The Young Artist Vocal Experience is an intensive one-week summer camp for talented solo singers ages 15-18. Board or Commute. Vocal styles taught: musical theatre, opera, sacred, art song, oratorio. Participants have the opportunity to develop their skills through voice classes, master classes, student recitals, faculty recitals and special topic sessions. Instructors are Furman University voice faculty and Furman vocal performance alumni. Private lessons are available for an additional fee.
COME PREPARED TO PERFORM
Students should prepare and bring three performance-ready works for presentation in a master class / recital and also bring 3-4 additional works (not yet performance ready) for further study during the week. Master class performance is encouraged but not required. Everyone performs on the closing recital.
For additional details and to view a sample schedule, visit www.furman.edu/SummerVocalXP
Residential Camp: $610
(includes shared room/bath, linens, all meals, tuition, recreation)
(8:30am – 8:30pm, includes lunch, dinner, tuition, recreation)
Private lessons: $35 per half hour session (opt, limit of 4)
DISCOUNTS and SCHOLARSHIPS
- YAVE DISCOUNT for Competition placement or Honors Choir participation
If the student earned regional/national N.A.T.S. or CLASSICAL SINGER placement or a position in All-State or ACDA Honors Choir, they qualify for and may select ONE of the offered discounts. ($100/$75) Proof of placement should be submitted by May 1. Provide specifics in the resume portion of the application. Contact Dr. Knox if questions. The discount will be deducted from your total prior to payment check-out.
Local music clubs, state music associations, school districts, booster clubs, churches and civic organizations frequently offer competitive scholarships to study music over the summer. Did you earn a scholarship and want to use it to attend YAVE? Bravo! The organization will pay Furman directly – we can provide an invoice. This web registration form permits use of only ONE discount code, so, if you are eligible for the discount listed above AND you earned a scholarship, select the PAY BY CHECK option, deduct the scholarship award from your balance owed and either call the Furman music office to pay by card or send check/money order payable to FURMAN UNIVERSITY MUSIC. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if questions. Music Office: 864-294-2086. NOTE: A $100 minimum deposit is required to hold your slot pending arrival of full-ride scholarships.
Checks payable to FURMAN UNIVERSITY MUSIC. Card option available through Eventbrite or by phone (no fees).
Mail checks to:
Young Artist Vocal Experience
Furman University Music
3300 Poinsett Hwy
Greenville SC 29613
Payment and Refund Policy.
- Payment due at time of application (Feb 1 – May 1, space permitting)
- $200 non-refundable after April 1
- $300 non-refundable after May 1
- NO REFUNDS after June 1.
CARD PAYMENTS: Due to the increase in bank fees, a processing fee will be added to all card payments. The fee will be displayed before check-out and added to your total. (Fee is reduced for check payments – complete registration then select Pay By Check at check-out, print confirmation and mail your check to the address below.)
For additional details and sample schedule visit www.furman.edu/SummerVocalXP