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Immersion Voice Workshop

Voice Workshop

CCM has canceled all in-person programs scheduled for summer 2020.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit our Summer Programs FAQ.

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.


2020 Tuition is $990, and includes a non-refundable deposit of $150.

The deposit must be paid by April 1. Tuition payments must be received by May 1.


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 in early November and close March 15, 2020 ( There is a $30 fee to audition online. Select "CCM Preparatory Department and "Voice Workshop" from the drop down lists to start your application.

In-Person Audition

In-person auditions for local students will be Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:00-3:00pm. 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
  • Have your teacher complete a recommendation form
    • Teachers can complete the recommendation process online through Get Acceptd  
    • Alternately, teachers can complete this form (click to download) and either fax it to 513-556-1972 or email it to

Immersion Housing

Any student attending an Immersion program who is age 14 to 17 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 14, 2020 beginning at 2:00 pm. Check-out is Saturday, June 27, 2020. Since the final performance is 6pm on Friday, June 26th, for students who need to catch a flight home, we recommend searching for flights that leave Saturday, June 27th.


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 26 at 6 p.m. in Werner Recital Hall.