Dawn Upshaw, Artistic Director
Dawn Upshaw teaches in the Core Seminars, leads Singer's Forum, and also works with the students in weekly individual coaching sessions. She takes a personal interest in the growth of each student, developing a relationship with them in order to help them realize their full potential. Her inspirational presence sets the tone for the exploration and discovery of a wide range of musical styles.
Each class consists of a select group of up to nine singers, chosen through an audition process that includes an audio screening and live audition. The small number of students in each class ensures that each singer receives the individual attention
that can help to uncover and nurture his or her unique artistic voice
The Vocal Arts Program has an exceptional group of master voice teachers, coaches, and instructors. In addition to the impressive resident faculty, a myriad of guest artists drawn from the professional music world supplement the curriculum.