Due to weather, The Boston Conservatory will CLOSE at 3 p.m. on Friday, February 5. During this time, all classes are canceled and all offices are closed. Performances and rehearsals scheduled for tonight will continue as planned, and practice rooms on campus will remain open and available to students. Updates will be posted to www.bostonconservatory.edu/alerts as available. Please note that Admissions auditions scheduled for February 6 and 7 will continue as planned.

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Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop

July 14–17, 2016

The Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop (VPPW) is designed to provide collegiate and private voice instructors and vocal music educators with unique learning opportunities in both musical theater and classical voice pedagogy.

Topics will include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Singing Mechanism
  • Developmental Repertoire
  • Comparative Pedagogy
  • What is Belt? How do I teach it?
  • Mentored Applied Teaching
  • Alexander Workshop
  • Vocal Health

Courses are taught by Boston Conservatory faculty and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Voice Center doctors and staff. 

In addition to earning 18 Professional Development Points (PDPs), participants will leave with an enriched and functional understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the singing mechanism, knowledge of current developments in voice pedagogy and speech science, and a systematic practical approach to both classical and musical theater technique. 

Who Should Apply

Collegiate and private voice instructors and vocal music educators.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $750
Boston Conservatory Student & Alumni Discounted Tuition: $600
Housing (optional): $175—meals not provided

Scholarships

No scholarships are currently available for this program.

Registration Deadline

Register by May 1, 2016.

Audition Info

No auditions are required for this program.

Faculty

Topics Will Include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Singing Mechanism
  • Developmental Repertoire for the Studio
  • Classical and Musical Theater Comparative Pedagogies
  • What is Belting? How do I teach it?
  • Systematic Voice Teaching
  • Mentored Applied Teaching
  • Alexander Workshop
  • Vocal Health
  • Breathing: An Informed Choose Your Own Adventure
  • Masterclasses

 Schedule of Events

2016 VPPW Schedule

 

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