Ensemble Singing Intensive

July 13-20, 2014ESI_singers

Directed by Michael Barrett

Du Bon Gout: Vocal Music from the Franco-Flemish Tradition

Now in its fourth 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, including a concert for voice and brass co-directed by Kathryn Cok and Wouter Verschuren, 'Music in the Age of Vermeer'.

Faculty members include Julianne Baird, Geoffrey Williams, and ESI director Michael Barrett.


Audition deadline: May 1, 2014

Download the brochure for singers here!

Audition Information


Limited scholarship funds are available, particularly for tenors, baritones, and basses; to apply, provide a cover letter with audition packet that details your experience and goals in the field of early music.  Early Music America also provides scholarships.  You may also consider contacting your local arts and cultural societies about possible funding.  We would be happy to help in providing documentation to assist you in obtaining a third-party scholarship.

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.