Masterclasses & Workshops


A two-week residential program, the Torggler Summer Vocal Institute immerses students in an intensive artistic environment.

Our mission is to offer world-class training to the finest emerging vocal talent in America. All voice lessons, coaching and masterclasses are taught by world-renowned performers, teachers and scholars. Here you will engage in active, hands-on performance classes held within CNU’s Ferguson Center for the Arts.

As an enrolled student, you will participate in the following workshops and clinics:

  • Acting for the Singer
  • Opera, Musical Theater, Recital
  • Dance / Movement Techniques
  • Stage Combat
  • Vocal Health and Hygiene
  • Physiology of the voice
  • Alexander Technique

  • Obtaining Artist Management
  • Audition Techniques for Opera
  • Audition Techniques for Music Theater
  • Stage Movement
  • Guest Artist Question and Answer Sessions
  • Character Development
  • Cabaret Techniques

July 5-11, 2015

Sunday, July 5
1 p.m. Check In
6 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner
8 p.m. Guest Artist Concert

Monday, July 6
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Workshop
9:30 p.m. Social Activity

Tuesday, July 7
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Workshop
9:30 p.m. Social Activity

Wednesday, July 8
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Guest Artist Concert
9:30 p.m. Reception with Guest Artist

Thursday, July 9
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Guest Artist Q & A
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Participant Recital: High School

Friday, July 10
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Guest Artist Q & A
6 p.m. Dinner with Guest Artist
8 p.m. Participant Recital: College

Saturday, July 11
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
11:30 a.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Participant Recital: High School
3 p.m. Participant Recital: College
5:30 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Guest Artist Concert
10 p.m. Guest Artist Reception

July 12-19, 2015

Sunday, July 12
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Church Services
11 a.m. Afternoon in Virginia Beach
7 p.m. Pizza Dinner

Monday, July 13
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Workshop
9:30 p.m. Social Activity

Tuesday, July 14
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Workshop
9:30 p.m. Social Activity

Wednesday, July 15
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Guest Artist Concert
9:30 p.m. Reception with Guest Artist

Thursday, July 16
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Guest Artist Q & A
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Music Theater Masterclass
6 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Participant Recital: High School

Friday, July 17
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Workshop
10:30 a.m. Classical Masterclass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Lessons / Practice
4 p.m. Guest Artist Q & A
6 p.m. Dinner with Guest Artist
8 p.m. Participant Recital: College

Saturday, July 18
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
11:30 a.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Participant Recital: High School
3 p.m. Participant Recital: College
5:30 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Guest Artist Concert
10 p.m. Guest Artist Reception

Sunday, July 19
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Checkout

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TSVI is made possible by a generous gift from George and Mary Torggler, retired entrepreneurs and longtime supporters of the arts and education.

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