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July 26-30, 2021

LIVE from The St. Croix Valley River



9:00 a.m. to

9:00 p.m.


Bethel Lutheran Church, Downtown Campus, Hudson, WI




Be a part of the inaugural class of St. Croix Valley Opera’s Summer Vocal Institute!

Learn from a talented and professional faculty of highly skilled opera performers as you progress and navigate the ever-winding road of a career in today's singing industry. Seminar topics during this week-long intensive include:

  • Vocal Health and Wellness

  • Working with industry professionals

  • Audition Techniques

  • Body Awareness and Stage Movement

  • Acting for Singers

  • Song Breakdown 101

  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward

  • Voice Lessons and Coaching

  • And more!


At the end of the week, we’ll throw open the doors to the public for a final celebratory concert featuring group performances and solos you’ve workshopped during the week.


SCVO understands the importance of ongoing, intentional education as a professional musician. The SVI was designed for young emerging artists to have an intensive learning experience beyond their regular vocal study. Obed Floan, SCVO’s Executive Director shares: “As a result of your involvement in the SVI, you will be set apart from your peers by your insider training from some of the industry's best. This experience will be foundational to your growth and success as a professional vocal performer.”




Dates: July 26-30th

Location: In the Stillwater, MN area, specific location TBD

Eligible Ages: 17-26

Price: $750.00 USD, covering all 5 days, including all instructional material. Select meals may be provided. Please note that lodging, meals, and transportation will be the responsibility of the student—these are not provided by SCVO.


How to apply


Please click below to apply. We’ll ask for your contact details, a performance resume, and two contrasting video audition performances. These pieces should be different in several aspects such as language, style, or tempo. Enrollment will be capped at 15, so act quickly!


We look forward to seeing you in the first class of the SVI!


SCVO SVI Faculty: