Ensemble Singing Intensive
July 15-22, 2018
Directed by Michael Barrett
From Ockeghem to Sweelinck: Music of the Franco-Flemish tradition For advanced ensemble singers. Under the direction of Michael Barrett, sing one-on-a-part ensemble repertoire by Ockeghem, Busnois, Josquin, La Rue, and Sweelinck. Work on skills essential to the early music singer through daily ensemble coachings, ensemble masterclasses, and solo repertoire master class with Pamela Dellal. Additional coaches include Paul Guttry, Danny Johnson, and Geoffrey Williams. Concert Saturday, July 21.
Tuition: $650. Click here for information on Room and Board options.
Audition due date: April 1, 2018
To audition, please visit our page on getacceptd.com.
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 2018, please include a selection from a French composer or source if possible. Please include composer and title information with your submission.
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.