THE JEFFREY ARNOLD FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS VOCAL ARTS RETREAT
June 18 - July 2, 2017
First United Methodist Church Galena, Illinois USA
$2100 - The tuition cost is all inclusive - private lessons, acting for singers, individual practice, repertory coaching, rehearsals, public performances (art song recitals, choral concerts, opera), guest conductor and visiting artist round table discussions, lodging and meals.
$500 due upon acceptance into the program. Afterward, tuition is paid in installments. Tuition must be paid IN FULL by June 12, 2017. Students with any outstanding balance in tuition will NOT be admitted to the program. TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE EITHER IN WHOLE OR IN PART. This policy stands without exception.
There are no full or partial tuition scholarships available at this time. We encourage our participants to take fiscal responsibility for their career development and explore creative avenues of fundraising and self-promotion.
Students are responsible for their transportation to and from the Vocal Arts Retreat.
Applicants should electronically submit the following items on or before MARCH 6, 2017:
1. A resume outlining your experience to date. (NOTE: Do not worry if your resume seems a bit "sparse." That is the reason you are applying to this program - to gain experience!)
2. A video recording of the audition repertory: One opera or oratorio aria sung in the original language; one art song sung in its original language. ALL SELECTIONS MUST BE SUNG FROM MEMORY. Oratorio selections may be sung with music.
Applicants should submit the materials listed above via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please write "VAR" in the subject line. Your video recording should be posted either to YouTube - please provide link, or as an attachment in the e-mail. In the recording, please state your name and the selections you have prepared to sing.
NOTE: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY E-MAIL OF THEIR ACCEPTANCE INTO THE PROGRAM.