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5th Annual Solo Song Symposium

January 14, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free Admission 
Open to the Public
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The 5th Annual Solo Song Symposium will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in historic Vangstad Auditorium from 9:00 am to 4:00 am. This lively, day-long workshop and afternoon recital is for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in studying voice at the college level, in preparation of the upcoming season of college auditions and solo contests. It is also an opportunity to audition for a VCSU music scholarship.

A special welcome is extended to students, teachers and the public who wish to audit the workshop and attend the 3 PM recital.

Participation in the Solo Song Symposium is free, but registration is limited to just 10 students. To register, contact Robin Allebach: or call at 701-845-7262.

Solo Song Symposium Schedule

Saturday, January 14, 2017, Vangstad Auditorium, 9-4 PM

8:45 – 9:00   Check-in
9:00              Welcome & Group Warm-Up
9:15              Masterclass Session I
9:50              BREAK: Refreshments in the lobby
10:00            Masterclass Session II
10:25            Mini Recital by VCSU Students
Jennifer Riemann, soprano
     David Burgess, baritone
Samantha Hintz, soprano
     Joe Wright, bass baritone
     Hannah Gress, soprano
    Rochelle Van Bruggen, soprano

10:45           Open Forum
  • Degrees in Music
  • Careers in Music
  • Music at VCSU
10:55           BREAK Refreshments in lobby
11:00           Masterclass Session III
12:00           LUNCH Bring lunch money for lunch in student center
1:00             University Tour
1:30             Recital Dress Rehearsal
2:45             Pre-Recital Warm Up
3:00             Showcase Recital

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