Summer Vocal Academy of Music

Continuing a tradition of over 35 years, the University of Michigan-Flint Summer Vocal Academy offers instruction in music with a strong emphasis on singing, to students currently in grades 7th – 12th from the Flint and surrounding communities. Academy students experience a curriculum of classes designed to nurture their musical skills while expanding their understanding of music as an art. Students learn, create, and perform on stage under the direction of experienced University of Michigan-Flint music professors, alumni, and guest faculty.

The Summer Vocal Academy is hosted on our beautiful campus in a safe and nurturing university environment. Classes are in session Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for two weeks. At the end of the program, the academy students will present a full-length concert performance for the public.

JULY 11-22, 2022

Curriculum: SATB Choir, Vocal Technique, Musical Theater, SA & TB Ensembles, Marimba Choir

Closing Concert: Friday, July 22, 6 p.m.
Court Street United Methodist Church, Flint

Teachers can nominate students for participation in the Summer Vocal Academy by filling out this form or by clicking the yellow button above. Please nominate students who enjoy singing, love learning about music, and are good citizens of your classrooms or voice studios.


Scholarship awards will be available for ALL students registered for the Summer Vocal Academy by June 24. Students will receive equal amounts in scholarship assistance, which will be applied toward their Academy Participation Fee.

Students can register for the Summer Vocal Academy by completing the online registration form using the yellow button above. Additionally, students must download and complete the Academy Participation Agreement, required for registration and participation. The Academy Participation Agreement should be attached to the online registration form or mailed to us separately.

Students who wish to receive an Academy Scholarship must be registered and have their Participation Agreement submitted by June 24, 2022.

Students may register for participation in the Summer Vocal Academy until the first day of the academy. For scholarship assistance, however, students must be registered by June 24.

Students who are not able to pay their Academy Participation Fee by the due dates listed above, but wish to attend the program, must submit a non-refundable deposit of $50 by July 1st to reserve a spot in the academy. The remaining balance of their Academy Participation Fee will be expected at their earliest convenience, but no later than the first day of the academy.

Upon determination of the scholarship awards, we will notify all students of the amount awarded to them and the balance of their participation fee. The balance, along with all required academy participation forms, must be paid by July 1, 2022.

If students are not able to meet the payment deadline, but wish to participate in the Summer Vocal Academy, a non-refundable deposit of $50 is required by July 1 to reserve their spot. The remaining balance of the fee will be due at the student’s earliest convenience, but no later than the first day of Academy, July 11, 2022.

We do not accept credit or debit cards at this time. If paying by check, please make them payable to Summer Vocal Academy.

Academy participants must download and complete the below forms which are required for participation in the academy.

Please submit the participation forms electronically to Audrey Scribner or by mailing forms to:

Summer Vocal Academy of Music
University of Michigan-Flint
126 French Hall
303 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48502

(810) 766-6723 •