New York City
The Voice In Performance
A multi-faceted performance immersion program designed for undergraduate vocalists.
Anticipated Learning Outcomes
- To immerse undergraduate vocalists in an all-encompassing music and performance experience.
- To give students music and performance instruction and experience at the national level through participation in multiple academic music experiences at a one:one teacher student ratio and in groups.
- To observe and participate in professional performance development
- To develop better study and performance habits.
- Must be 18 years of age or older, regardless of parental consent
- Current WKU student eligible to register for spring course
- Enrollment in Applied Voice Lessons at the 153 level or higher and receive a grade of C or higher for the Fall 2012 semester.
- Completion of MUS 142 and MUS 152 with a grade of C or higher.
- Complete Study Away application process
- Good Academic Standing
- Each student is subject to review by Judicial Affairs (if currently under any sanction)
- Permission of instructor(s)
- Events and classes during this seven day program will include: applied private lessons, private repertoire coachings, foreign language diction class, performance masterclasses, expression through music and performance class, closing recital performance, and attendance to multiple professional music events including recital, opera, chamber music, and cabaret.
- Barring illness or injury, students are expected to attend all Center for Language in Song events and classes as well as scheduled outside performance attendance events. Additionally, students are responsible for providing two clean copies of the repertoire they choose to bring to the program. Please see syllabus for more details.
- NYFOS Performance Company: http://nyfos.org/
- Metropolitan Opera Performance Company: http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/index.aspx
- Hostel International NYC: http://www.hinewyork.org/
- Metropolitan Room: www.metropolitanroom.com
- Jazz at Lincoln Center: www.jalc.org
- Includes: tuition for lessons at the Center for Language in Song, round-trip airfare, accommodations, and all group excursions, in addition to a shuttle that will take participants from Bowling Green & Nashville and back on the return.
- Students will fly as a group from Nashville (BNA) to New York (LGA). Students will stay together at the Hostel International of New York.
- Not included in program fee: spring semester tuition, food expenses or personal spending money.
- Final program fee subject to change due to travel arrangements.
- Check with your major department for additional available scholarships
You may contact Student Financial Assistance to determine your funding options if needed. You will need to provide the course number, name, your name and 800#, and the Study Away course fee as stated above, in the email you send to financial aid.
|March 8||Flight to New York, NY|
|March 9||Open schedule to navigate New York City|
|March 10||Center for Language in Song|
|March 11||Center for Language in Song
"Otello" Metropolitan Opera
|March 12||Center for Language in Song
New York Festival of Song - Song of the Midnight Sun - Kaufman Center
|March 13||Center for Language in Song
Cabaret at Metropolitan Room or Jazz at Lincoln Center
|March 14||Center for Language in Song|
|March 15||Center for Language in Song
|March 16||Check out of Hotel/Flight to Nashville|
- MUS 338 (1 credit hour class)
- Liza Kelly
- New York City
- Spring 2013
** Study Away program during Spring Break. **
- $2,175 (estimate)
** Study Away program fee only **
- Syllabus (coming soon)
- Download Application
Return application with $300 deposit to Music Dept
- November 27: Priority Deadline - Application + $300 deposit
- November 30: TopNet account to be billed
- March 8, 2013: depart for New York City
- March 16, 2013: return from New York City
- March 31, 2013 - Post-program assessment
* subject to change