Summer Programs

Classical Voice Intensive

Program Dates: TBA

(Residential Students Move-in/Move-out: TBA)

Priority Application Deadline: TBA

Final Application Deadline: TBA


Intended For: High School Students, Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Professionals

Program Description & Faculty

The Vocal Performance Program in Music and Performing Arts Professions offers a three-week intensive workshop during which students explore the techniques of classical vocal performance from the perspective of the singing actor. The workshop employs both group and individual instruction, and activities include yoga for singers, stage deportment and dance classes, staging rehearsals, lyric diction and song analysis classes, private song coachings, voice lessons, and a series of master classes on subjects related to the field. The workshop culminates with presentation in which students perform the material they have been working on in class.

Marcia Lesser
Meggi Sweeney Smith 

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Program Costs and Fees

Below are all costs associated with the Classical Voice Intensive:

    • Tuition: TBA
    • Application Fee: $55; nonrefundable and paid at the end of the 2017 Summer Application
    • Housing & Meal Plan (optional): $1,230 shared room with 10 meals and 30 Dining Dollars per week
    • International Students have additional Visa and/or participation fees
Accepted students will confirm their attendance once they have paid the enrollment deposit (detailed instructions provided in acceptance email). Residential students will have successfully registered for housing once they have paid the housing deposit and completed the housing application (sent via email after student confirms their attendance).

Scholarship: Please note that performance-based and need-based scholarships are not offered in conjunction with this program.

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Application Information

A completed application consists of:

  1. A 2017 MPAP Summer Application
  2. Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd and a $55 application fee (paid at the end of Acceptd) 

*If you are an international student please go to the Application for International Students Website for application details.

Your application will be reviewed once your application is complete and not beforehand. 

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Audition Requirements

  • In addition to students already enrolled at NYU, the workshop is open to students who are at least 16 years of age or older.  Additionally you must be available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in order to participate in the workshop. If you would like to be considered for the workshop, you must complete the following:

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Housing Information

Move in: TBA
Move out: TBA

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International Students

Please follow this short check list as a guide of the necessary steps needed to take as an international student. 
    1. Complete the 2017 MPAP Summer Programs Application 
      With indication of housing need and financial need (if that would apply to your situation) 
    2. Submit proof of English language proficiency

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Program Contacts

Program Administration                     

MPAP Summer Programs
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012
(p) 212 998 5438

Academic Content 

Dianna Heldman
Summer Vocal Studies Director
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012