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Immersion Voice Workshop

Voice Workshop

June 18 - July 1

Lisa Ericksen, director

Workshop students will work in Master Class settings with College-Conservatory of Music Voice and Acting faculty, CCM Preparatory faculty and professional vocal accompanists to develop a healthy vocal delivery, strong interpretation, language skills and physical freedom in their singing. Optional private lessons are available.


Tuition is $900, including a non-refundable deposit of $150. The deposit must be paid by April 1. Tuition payments must be received by May 5.


Students may audition for the Voice Workshop either online or in-person. Priority is given to applications received by the published deadlines.

Online Audition

Online auditions will open January 5, 2018 and close March 9, 2018 ( There is a $25 fee to audition online. Select "CCM Preparatory Department and "Voice Workshop" from the drop down lists to start your application. (It is possible auditions will remain open until April 1st.)

In-Person Audition

In-person auditions will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at CCM in room 3640 Corbett Center. (Link for Sign-Up Genius). Once these slots fill up, more may be added. When you arrive to CCM on audition day, please check in at the CCM Prep office in room 3860 Corbett Center. All families will need to provide a signed copy of the Audition Waiver.

Audition Requirements

All students should prepare the following for their audition

  • Headshot
  • One-page resume
  • 100-150 word essay answering the question, "What do you hope to gain from this experience?" (hard copy is fine for in-person auditions and a Word document is strongly preferred for online auditions)
  • Two art songs with piano accompaniment
    • one in English
    • one in a foreign language of your choice
  • A completed teacher recommendation form (click to download)

Immersion Housing

Any student attending an Immersion program who is age 14 or older may live on campus at the University of Cincinnati. Housing is available for an additional fee. Click here for full housing details. Dorm check-in is Sunday, June 17, 2018 beginning at 2:00 pm. Check-out is Saturday, June 30, 2018.  


Sample Weekday Schedule

  • 8:30-9:15 a.m. | Vocal warm ups and special topics
  • 9:15-10:15 a.m. | Pilates
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Music Theory
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Voice or Vocal Coaching
  • 12:15-2:15 p.m. | Lunch & Immersion classes
  • 2:15-3:15 p.m. | Acting
  • 3:15-5:15 p.m. | Vocal Master Class
  • 5:15 p.m. | Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m. | Evening Activity


  • Friday, June 29 at 6 p.m. in Mary Emery Hall 3250.