THE WILLIAM E. SCHMIDT VOCAL INSTITUTE
JUNE 17-30, 2019
The Schmidt Vocal Institute is open to high school students who are rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and entering college freshmen. Singers may participate in the Schmidt Vocal Institute more than one season, but preference will be given to new applicants.
The William E. Schmidt Vocal Institute (SVI) nurtures and mentors the development of talented, young singers who wish to pursue studies in music performance and/or education. The curriculum focuses on training singers to have a healthy technique, improved musicianship, and outstanding performance skills.
Participants of SVI will receive:
Partnership with CINCINNATI OPERA
*All faculty, classes, and activities are subject to change.
A TYPICAL DAY
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCHMIDT VOCAL INSTITUTE
Applicants are also encouraged to apply for the Schmidt Youth Vocal Competition that occurs in sixteen states throughout the United States. Over $150,000 in prizes & scholarships awarded annually!
1. Submit Application via YAPTracker. Singers may apply via video, by appointment in Cincinnati or Oxford, OH, or by participation in a Schmidt Vocal Competition before March 10, 2019. If via the Schmidt Vocal Competition, singers must also fill out an application for the competition at schmidtcompetition.org.
2. Submit Teacher Recommendation
Have your private voice teacher or choral director email Linda McAlister firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 days of your submission.
THE WILLIAM E. SCHMIDT FOUNDATION
As part of its mission the William E. Schmidt Foundation provides support and encouragement to youth in the arts. Annually the Foundation provides scholarships and support to over one hundred and fifty students in the arts. The William E. Schmidt Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
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Schmidt Vocal Institute
c/o Linda McAlister, Director
501 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056
Telephone (513) 529-3046