UT College of Visual and Performing Arts offers summer arts workshops for high school students
The University of Toledo College of Visual and Performing Arts is holding a number of workshops as part of its Summer SmARTS series. The workshops are operated independently and provide opportunities for artistic development as well as performance training for vocalists, musicians—of any age or experience level. Two of the remaining workshops--one in band and one in choir--are for high school students and their teachers. Students and teachers are encouraged to register online as soon as possible, even if they plan to pay later. Payment is due by the first day of the workshop.
Summer Band Institute | Dr. Jason Stumbo
July 9 – 13 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) (REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 2)
Improve your musicianship, no matter what your current level might be, at this week long intensive in band for high school students led by UT’s Director of Bands, Jason Stumbo. Learn more about music theory, practice techniques, and composition and rehearse and perform in a variety of large and small ensembles during the week. COST: $200 (includes breakfast and lunch).
High School Choir Workshop | Dr. Stephen Hodge
August 6 – 9 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) (REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 27)
Sing, sing, sing! Improve your vocal technique, sharpen your sight-reading skills and explore choral singing in a wide variety of ensembles in this workshop for choral singers going into grades 8 – 12. Led by choral director and professor Stephen Hodge, the workshop concludes with a choral concert featuring the pieces explored during the week. COST: $230 (includes daily lunch).
For more information, visit the registration sites of the individual workshops. Links are available on the UT College of Visual and Performing Arts web site http://www.utoledo.edu/cvpa/summer.html. For information on these workshops, you can also call the UT Department of Music at 419.530.2448.