Summer Vocal Academy of Music

Continuing a tradition of almost thirty years, the University of Michigan-Flint Summer Vocal Music Academy welcomes middle and high school students who have musical potential and a love for singing. Academy students are offered the opportunity to participate in music classes that develop musical abilities and artistic potential for vocal performance and other creative arts. The curriculum of classes explores various studies that will enrich the students’ understanding of music as an art. Students will learn, create, and perform on stage under the direction of experienced University of Michigan-Flint music professors, Department of Music alumni, and Guest Conductors. The Academy offers two consecutive camps, each two-weeks long. Classes are held in the friendly environment of the University of Michigan-Flint Campus, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 2:45 pm for the duration of each program.

Academy Registration Fee: $175

Junior Academy: July 7-18, 2014

For students currently completing grades 5th through 8th
Curriculum: Choir, Vocal Technique, Music Investigation, Art Class, Dance and Movement, Percussion Ensemble
Closing Concert: Friday, July 18, 7:30pm, UM-Flint Theater

Senior Academy: July 21 – August 1, 2014

For students currently completing grades 9th through 12th
Curriculum: SATB choir, Men’s and Women’s Ensembles, Vocal Technique. Theory and Composition, Dance and Movement, Percussion Ensemble
Closing Concert: August 1, 7:30 pm, UM-Flint Theater

Scholarship and Registration Process

The scholarship money for Summer Academy is available through gifts from the Carolyn Mawby Music Fund and Mr. William Piper at the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
Scholarship awards are available for both Junior and Senior Academy students on a first come, first serve basis. Registration by June 1st is required.  

New Students:
Audition is required of all new students (see audition dates and requirements).  New students who have passed an audition must
fill out registration form and send to us with the registration fee.

To qualify for a scholarship, students must sign up for audition and send their registration form before June 1th. All registered by June 1th students will be notified by phone or email of the amount of scholarship money awarded. The award will be applied toward the Academy registration fee.

After June 1th, no awards will be available and full registration fee of $175 will be expected with the registration form. Please send by July 1st.

Returning Students:
Students who have previously attended the Academy are not required to audition. Returning students must fill out registration form and send to us with the registration fee.

To qualify for a scholarship, returning students must registered by June 1th. To register, please print the registration form available under Forms and mail to the address printed on the form. All registered by June 1th students will be notified by phone or email of the amount of scholarship money awarded. The award will be applied toward the Academy registration fee.

After June 1th, no awards will be available and full registration fee of $175 will be expected with the registration form. Please send by July 1st.

Newly accepted and returning students mail registration forms to:  Summer Vocal Academy of Music, University of Michigan-Flint, Department of Music, 126 FH, 303 East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48502.

Questions

Please call us at:      810-762 3377
or email Dr. Gabriela Hristova directly at: ghristov@umflint.edu