Since 2010, ArtsBridge Summer has given high school performing artists the tools to perfect their craft and audition approach, guided by top college arts faculty and industry professionals. ArtsBridge Summer programs are designed to hone the skills of students who pursue acting, musical theater, and classical music as they prepare for college level auditions.
In the ArtSong program, high school voice students concentrate on solo classical vocal skills within the art song repertoire. The curriculum is focused on vocal technique, diction and language, repertoire, acting for singers, and performance and audition skills.
With this mission in mind, we are launching ArtsBridge Summer Virtual 2020. Given the current circumstances with COVD-19, we feel it is the safest choice for our students, faculty and staff. We have kept as much programming from our physical programs as possible and also taken advantage of the amazing opportunities that virtual teaching and learning can offer.
Our robust virtual curriculum will include one-on-one lessons and coaching, small group instruction, and large group classes in real-time. Content is designed from both an artistic and an admissions perspective including everything from lessons/coachings and acting classes, to sessions related to the college admissions process.
Normally, our programs culminate in a live mock audition for all faculty. Our virtual programs will culminate in video mock auditions, which will be reviewed by faculty. After the program, students will receive a written report from the faculty discussing their strengths and areas to improve in their videos as well as additional notes from their work in their online sessions.
Students will leave with a greater understanding of the college process from both an artistic and admissions perspective.
*Please note that some programs for ArtsBridge Summer Virtual may have limited instruction beginning a few days prior to July 25th. This is TBD and will be communicated to enrolled students in advance of the program.
*Please note that this tuition amount reflects changes made for ArtsBridge Summer Virtual for 2020, including the removal of room and board and a reduction in tuition.
*Need-based scholarship is available
*Please note that the following class descriptions apply to our in-person ArtSong program. Class descriptions for ArtsBridge Summer Virtual are similar and can be found here.
ArtsBridge Summer ArtSong is designed to give you the keys to create your own best audition and, by extension, your own best solo performance. This program was created to help you find your own unique and individual performances of the repertoire that you love to sing. Singers are offered an intense schedule with courses that address physical performance, vocal technical awareness and confidence, understanding of the text, facility of diction, comfort and ease in the body, and creative and coordinated application of all of those aspects of singing to your performance. When you leave this program we hope that we have given you the tools to help you find joy and confidence in performance and in auditioning.
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