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Eastern Voice Studio

This page provides students enrolled in private voice instruction, opera workshop, and other voice/opera courses with important resources to assist in preparation of repertoire and role assignments. This page also includes links to websites that advertise summer voice workshops, competitions, and related internship and job opportunities.


Eastern will host the 3rd Annual Voice Summit on Friday, January 20th! Click HERE to register!

Noon Recital Repertoire Submission Form

Important Dates 2016-2017


September 27, 2016; 5:30, Concert Hall- Dr. Joanne Kong workshop on performance anxiety*
October 7, 2016; 12:00, Location TBD- YogaVoice® workshop with Megan Durham*
October 7, 2016; 4:00-4:45, FAIC 110- Duet Recital (Guest Artist: Megan Durham, mezzo-soprano)*
October 23, 2016; all-day (CCSU): CT NATS Student Honor Auditions
November 20, 2016; 3:00pm (Concert Hall): CT NATS Awards Recital*


March 4, 2017; 7:30, Concert Hall- Riggs/Ballena Faculty Recital*
March 5, 2017; 3-5:00, WCSU- Master Class with Kelli O’Hara sponsored by CT-NATS)
March 24, 2017; 6:00 (Concert Hall)- Voice Studio Recital: “Songs of Spring!”*
April 1, 2017; 5:00 (Concert Hall)- Abigail Perreira, Senior Recital*
April 2, 2017; 7:30 (FAIC 110) Hannah Bythrow and Halie Poirier, Junior Recital*
April 23, 2017: 2:30pm (FAIC 110): Michael Beckstein, bass-baritone and Annie Lion-Lee, soprano*
April 30, 2017; 7:30pm (Concert Hall): Scott Butler, Senior Recital*

* Indicates required event for all students enrolled in voice lessons.

Advising Plan: Click HERE to review the suggested registration plan for Music Majors with a Concentration in Performance (Voice).

Policies and Important Forms

Voice Studio Policies/Procedures/Jury Requirements

Junior Recital Forms and Procedures
Recital Request Form 2015-2016
Student Recital Template

MUS 490: Senior Project in Music/Senior Recital
MUS 490: Timeline and Guidelines
Recital Request Form 2015-2016
Student Recital Program Template


Art Song Translation and Diction Resources
Lied and Art Song Text Page
IPA Source

Opera Resources
Aria Database (Translations/Summaries, etc)
National Opera Association

Digital Sheet Music Resources (Public Domain Websites)

Music Purchasing Websites
Sheet Music Plus
Classical Vocal Reprints

Program Notes (Click HERE for tips for writing a program note)

Summer Programs/Competitions/Internships

Summer Programs
Ash Lawn
College Light Opera Company

Ohio Light Opera
Florence Voice Seminar
Bel Cantanti Summer Opera Festival (Washington, DC)

NATS Student Honors Auditions
NATS Musical Theater Competition

Internships (Development, Administration, Marketing, etc)
Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center
Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Hartford Stage
Greater Hartford Arts Council (Job Search Tool)
Tanglewood Music Center
Aspen Music Festival (Seasonal Employment and Internships)