Stratford Summer Music

Vocal Academy - 2018

The Vocal Academy returns to Stratford Summer Music for a  fourth year and will offer intensive training in professional preparation (opera, oratorio, art song) and in performance skills for up to eight graduate, post-graduate, and early professional-level singers and for two pianists pursuing a career in vocal accompaniment. Participants will receive daily individual sessions with the internationally renowned faculty, and will take part in Master Classes which will be open to the public. The program will culminate in a Gala Finale with all participants.

2018 Faculty - Phillip Addis, voice instructor; Emily Hamper, vocal coach; Johannes Debus, music director, Canadian Opera Company; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Krisztina Szabo, mezzo; Howard Dyck, oratorio specialist; Roger Honeywell, acting coach

Open this pdf document for full details on the 2018 Vocal Academy.

Full details on the vocal academy instructors.

Sunday, August 12 - Tuesday, August 21

Application Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2018

Program Sponsors:

Connie & Jim MacDougall 


You will be asked to upload some supporting files after filling out this application: (please note, it is important to include your name in the file name uploaded)

  • Your Resumé
  • A High Resolution Head Shot
  • Required audio or video selections for singers or pianists (see PDF)

* File Request link to our Dropbox to Upload: 2018 Vocal Academy Submissions


Open this pdf document for full details on the 2018 Vocal Academy.

Full details on the vocal academy instructors.


Enter complete contact details:

Full Name:

Email Address:

Street Address:



Postal / Zip Code

Home Tel.:

Mobile Tel.:

Birth Date (MM/DD/YYYY):


Getting to know you:

Tell us about yourself:

For singers: Please list repertoire you would like to study with our faculty | For pianists: please list major vocal works you have studied and/or performed.

Please provide the names and contact information of two references here:

Allergies or Health Concerns?

To ask questions about the Vocal Academy, please email: Lana Mau at


Registration and Accommodation Options:

Full payment will be required upon acceptance to the Academy.


Accommodation (arriving Sunday, August 12 and departing Wednesday, August 22):

(Billeting includes simple breakfast each morning)

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