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Immersion Voice Workshop

Voice Workshop

June 16 - June 28

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 7, 2019 and close March 8, 2019 ( There is a $30 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 for local students will be Saturday, March 9th from 12:00-3:30pm. Make sure you sign-up on the link below to reserve an audition time. Audition requirements are listed below and on the sign-up.

Sign-ups for in-person Voice auditions


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 16, 2019 beginning at 2:00 pm. Check-out is Saturday, June 29, 2019.  


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 28 at 6 p.m. in Mary Emery Hall 3250.