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  • Stratford Summer Music 2017 Season

Vocal Academy - 2017

The Vocal Academy returns to Stratford Summer Music for a  third 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 an Gala Finale with all particpants and faculty.

Faculty for 2017 - Phillip Addis, artistic advisor; Emily Hamper, coaching;  Aline Kutan, voice instructor; Nathalie Paulin, voice instructor, Daniel Taylor, voice instructor, Howard Dyck, oratorio instructor; Robert Harris, writer and critic; Michael Benchetrit, artist manager (CAMI, New York); Geraint Wyn Davies, acting instructor.

Open this pdf document for full details on the 2017 Vocal Academy.

For full details on the vocal academy instructors, please click here.

Monday, August 7 - Sunday, August 20

Application Deadline: February 24, 2017

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

Please find below a video link to show you how to upload the files.

* Watch the How to Upload video:

* Register to Upload:

* Log In to Upload:


Open this pdf document for full details on the 2017 Vocal Academy.

For full details on the vocal academy instructors, please click here.


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 6 and departing Sunday, August 20):

(Billeting includes simple breakfast each morning)

Your personal information will be submitted securely and will not be shared or sold.