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BENEFITS OF ART SONG Each participant takes classes in diction, stage movement, vocal coaching, professional development, voice lessons, and master classes, and learns new music from modern and traditional composers. Festival classes are held on the beautiful campus of The University of Toledo. With all of our recital performances being held in the Recital Hall of the Center for Performing Arts. Participants who stay in the dorms are on campus less than two blocks from the CPA.
FACULTY Art Song faculty is made up of master teachers and professionals who have sung nationally as well as internationally. Coaches are professionals who have collaborated with some of the world’s best singers and have coached at regional opera houses.
PAST STUDENT REVIEWS
“The Art Song Festival was a fantastic experience! I'm not even a voice major (I'm a piano major), but I benefited greatly from this opportunity to sing with singers of such high calibre and talent.” Angie
“Art Song Festival was a blast! As a vocal performance major, I always want more stage time, and the Festival provided me with opportunities for solo performance. Any aspiring classical singers NEED to make Art Song Festival a part of their summer. Prepare to be challenged and to have fun!” Sarah
“The Art Song Festival was by far the best experience I have ever had musically. It gave me time to focus on my voice and how to be a complete musician. I would recommend this festival to anyone who is serious about singing.” Stephanie
Tuition does NOT include travel expenses, or food. While the registration fee is non-refundable, your tuition is refundable only before June 20. After that it is non-refundable. Tuition can be made in one payment or in installments. All tuition, including any late fees, is due before the first day of the festival. Checks should be made payable to the UT Dept. of Music - Art Song and mailed to the address below.
FOOD Meals are not included.
HOUSING (optional) is available on campus in dorms for $100-$160 for the week, depending on the room options you choose. Please visit UT Residence Life for details. Reserve your room with Residence Life and let them know you are participating in a Music Department workshop. You will pay them directly for your room. Contact the Interim Housing Manager, Adam Bohland at 419.530.8405 or email him at email@example.com.
TRAVEL Travel is not covered. The nearest airports are Toledo Express Airport (TOL) or the Detroit Metro (DTW) airport. Toledo is also serviced by Amtrak and Greyhound. Transportation to and from the airport/station is on your own.
THE UT CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS IS LOCATED (see a map) at Towerview W and W Rocket Drive on the main campus of the University of Toledo. Parking during the Festival is free, but please let us know when you register if you will be parking on campus during the Festival.
Art Song Festival & Workshop
c/o UT Department of Music
2801 West Bancroft Street, MS 605
Toledo, OH 43606
“If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to
say it in music.”