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2024 Queens Summer Vocal Institute
NOW IN OUR 13TH SEASON
Dr. Sherry Overholt, Executive & Artistic Director & Voice Teacher
Jennifer Grimaldi Toohey, Program Coordinator & Voice Teacher
High School Division (8/2-8/11)
Opera Division (7/29-8/11)
Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens College - Flushing, NY
The QSVI experience provides each young artist with a strong foundation of essential tools to excel in the competitive world of vocal performance. Led by acclaimed regional and international professionals, this intensive summer program is sure to train, motivate and inspire each young singer!
OUR HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION
This unique 10 day workshop intensive program includes: Individual voice lessons, coachings, vocal repertoire classes (Classical and Musical Theater repertoire), English, Italian, French & German diction instruction
Master Classes from well-known experts in all areas of singing in Audition preparation, College Preparation skills, Artist Management, & more
Our High school Division workshop culminates in a gala performance on the final day including songs, arias, and Opera choruses!
Is an 14 day training program for college students and those post-college students looking for an intensive training program to gain further experience in their craft. Singers will be cast in our staged & costumed productions of Puccini’s Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi (sung in Italian) & Menotti’s The Medium and The Thief and other assigned operatic scenes from the standard operatic literature.
Singers will also receive Voice lessons, coachings, participate in masterclasses and sing for Management. This small select group of singers will quickly elevate their ability to perform operatically and connect with seasoned professionals while receiving individual and group attention.
HS Division: $1550
Opera Division: $1750
Campus housing available, please inquire if interested. Some Financial Assistance and Scholarships are available.
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