July 12-19, 2015
Directed by Michael Barrett
Festival Theme: Music of Italy and Spain.
Now in its fifth year, The Ensemble Singing Intensive is a unique program that offers advanced singers the opportunity to sing one-on-a-part ensemble repertoire from the Medieval and Renaissance eras. Students will work on skills essential to the modern singer of early music by participating in daily ensemble coachings, presenting in ensemble masterclasses, and performing two concerts.
Faculty members include Julianne Baird, Geoffrey Williams, and ESI director Michael Barrett.
Audition due date: May 1, 2015
To audition, please visit our landing page on Acceptd.com (opening October 15).
You will need to submit:
1. $30 registration fee
2. Your resume or a brief description (one or two paragraphs) summarizing your musical background and experience, including formal and informal training and education.
3. 10-15 minutes of music showing your technique, expression, and understanding of period style. The piece need not be accompanied. For 2015, please include a selection from an Italian or Spanish composer if possible. Please include composer and title information with your submission.
Many file types for audio and video can be uploaded on the Acceptd website.
Work-Study tuition assistance available in exchange for help with various tasks around the festival. Application will be posted and linked here when it is available.