Come and experience what Towson University's Voice program has to offer! On Saturday, February 27, the TU Department of Music will host Voice Day '21. This workshop will feature many exciting learning and performance opportunities for aspiring singers. Towson University's excellent and highly skilled voice faculty and professional pianists/coaches will work virtually with young singers throughout the day. Registration is for current college voice majors who are taking private voice lessons and for current high school juniors or seniors. Reserve your space now. Space is limited to 20 registrants.
Performance masterclasses with our voice faculty
Voice Day '21 provides an opportunity for you to discover your potential. See what the Towson University Department of Music can offer you before you choose to apply to one of our voice degrees. This is a free event.
Schedule of Events - Saturday, February 27th (schedule subject to change)
1:00-1:15 p.m. Welcome remarks and Virtual performance by Towson Faculty members and students
1:15-2:00 p.m. "What every singer needs to know"
2:00-2:15 p.m. "Best warm-ups that will improve your singing"
2:15-3:00 p.m. "Becoming a whole performer"
3:00-4:00 p.m. "Voice Masterclass" (Group sessions)
4:00 p.m. Q&A and Voice Day '21 wrap-up - Towson faculty and students
What every singer needs to know - students will learn methods of learning song repertoire including basics of diction, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), interpretation of poetry, understanding the piano accompaniment
Becoming a whole performer - students will focus on developing stage presence and performer's confidence. Aspects of how to prepare for auditions, manage performer's anxiety, and other topics of specific interest to participants will be discussed.
Voice Masterclass - students will perform one or more of their memorized songs and receive coaching and feedback on their performance from Towson University faculty members. Each student receives individualized instruction in a group setting.
Activities for those who attend to observe: All sessions and activities listed above are open to those who attend Voice Day '21 as observers. Q&A session: Towson voice faculty members will be available to answer any questions from participants and observers.