Academy Program for Young Artists

Vocal Academy program

Vocal Academy

The Academy Program for Young Artists' Vocal Academy is a comprehensive, credit free training program for singers aged 13 to 19 years who exhibit a sincere desire and the vocal talent to become a classical singer.

The Vocal Academy program is a supplement to private voice lessons, focusing on the educational needs of the developing singer and offering large and small ensemble performing experience. Singing in monthly recitals is required and lectures pertaining to the study of classical voice are part of this program. Instruction will include sight singing and ear training, the international phonetic alphabet, diction, stage movement and character development.

Admission Requirements

Admission is by audition only, with auditions taking place in May of each year. Students must have a private voice teacher and must not be enrolled in a post secondary voice program. Refer to the audition information page for more details.

Choral Ensembles

Participation in one of the Conservatory's choral ensembles is optional. Scholarships for choir will be provided to singers who are accepted into the Vocal Academy program.