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See what people are saying about us!
Liz Tamara, Parent
QSVI is the best summer vocal music program in the NYC area for serious students who wish to develop their art.
Philip Barsky, Alumnus 2017
QSVI was an unforgettable experience filled with incomparable performance opportunities.
QSVI ALUMNI HAVE LATER ATTENDED MAJOR CONSERVATORIES AND UNIVERSITIES, INCLUDING:
Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, , Ithaca College, Boston University, Syracuse University, SUNY Purchase College Conservatory, University of Maryland, Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, Mannes School of Music, Roosevelt University, University of Michigan, Binghamton University, Boston Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music, SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Stonybrook, New England Conservatory, Northwestern University, SUNY Potsdam - Crane School of Music, Yale University, Oberlin College, University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, New York University, Carnegie Mellon, University of Miami, Rice University among others!
QSVI ALUMNI HAVE SUNG WITH OPERA COMPANIES & MUSIC FESTIVALS INCLUDING:
Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera. Glimmerglass Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Sarasota Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Utah Festival Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera North, Brevard Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, Pittsburgh Opera, San Francisco Opera, Tanglewood Festival, among others!
Deepak Marwah, Faculty
The information and feedback students receive at QSVI help shape them into mindful young singers who have the tools to excel in any further musical studies
Jana Ballard, Faculty
The program is intense yet nurturing, offering students one on one vocal lessons and coaching sessions, choral instruction, and stagecraft.
Juliet Papadopoulos, Alumna 2017
Working every day with professional musicians helped me understand the connections between musicality, technique, and the story each piece of music conveys to the listener.
Sam Tesch, Alumna 2015 & 2016
It was a great social experience to be able to work with other high school students who are passionate about music. The camaraderie enhanced the program.
Caitlin Timken, Alumna 2012-2016
This program has truly prepared me to attend the Aaron Copland School of Music for my bachelor of music degree in performance.
Sophia Hunt, Alumna 2015
QSVI was a place for growing artistically in ways I didn’t realize were possible.
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