Join UW-Eau Claire faculty and advanced students to explore classical voice, acting, movement and many special topics! Fun will be had by all!
Adult amateur and high school aged singers and performers will thrive with our fun curriculum that provides instruction and support for all ages. We welcome all aptitude levels! Learn skills you can use for college auditions, WMEA solo and ensemble and your future career. Build your confidence and your skill level. Students will enjoy daily movement, stagecraft, and rehearsal times with special interest topics, and a fantastic faculty recital.
Tuition for our commuter camp also includes optional individual voice lessons at an extra cost and an optional participant performance at the end.
All participants should bring one or two memorized, prepared pieces for use during the week. A PDF copy of this music should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org two weeks before camp begins.
Sample schedule (subject to change depending on enrollment numbers)
- 8:45 a.m. | check-in
- 9 a.m. | movement
- 10 a.m. | lyric diction
- Monday | ipa latin
- Tuesday | italian overview
- Wednesday | french overview
- Thursday | german overview
- Friday | english overview
- 11 a.m. | acting for classical voice
- 12 p.m. | lunch break
- 1 p.m. | special topics
- Monday | style periods
- Tuesday | great singers
- Wednesday | participant masterclass
- Thursday | opera vs. art song 101
- Friday | participant masterclass
- 2 p.m. | rehearsals for group number
- 4 p.m. | break
- 4:10 p.m. | rehearsal for final performance or optional private lessons
- 6 p.m.
- Monday | faculty performance
- Tuesday-Thursday | check-out
- Friday | participant performance
All students have a formal check in and check out process to ensure safety of minors at all times.
All camp events will take place on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus. Click here for a map of UW-Eau Claire campus. The Haas Fine Arts Center is located directly on the Chippewa River State Trail, connecting user to over 70 miles of trails for biking, running/walking.
Adults: if you are able to and enjoy walking, there is no need to have a car and there are a number of extra activities/restaurants/shopping available within a 15-minute walk from campus. Uber and Lyft are available, as well as limited city bus service.
Eau Claire, WI is located just off of I-94, 90 miles east of the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN metropolitan area. Eau Claire is a 5-hour drive north and west from Chicago, IL, and less than 3-hours from Madison, WI.
Meals + Housing
Participants who are under 18 will have chaperones for supervised activities around campus and in the residence halls. Participants living in the area may commute from home each day and eat cafeteria lunches and dinners with the group - the option is yours. Participants living in the area may commute from home each day and eat cafeteria lunches and dinners with the group- the option is yours for additional cost.
Housing can also be provided at additional cost if you are interested.
Contact Dr. Diana Cataldi | email@example.com | 715.836.2262
Advanced UW-Eau Claire students and recent graduates will be assisting throughout camp