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Vocal Intensive

Summer 2018

July 16-20, 2018 | Mary Pappert School of Music
      *sessions run from 9a-4p each day.
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Students must be between the ages of 7 and 17.
Students must pack a lunch and snack each day.

Early Registration $425.00 (on or before May 1, 2018)

*Standard Registration $500.00 after May 1, 2018.


City Music Center's Summer Vocal Intensive is a 5-day program where participants will work to cultivate and strengthen the full performer! Throughout the week we will be working on both solo and ensemble singing, developing healthy vocal technique, creating a character, staging and movement, and storytelling through song. The workshop is open to singers and performers between ages 7 and 17. No prior singing experience is necessary. Parents are invited to a concert performance on the final day of the intensive.

CMC Summer - Vocal

About the Instructor:

Katherine BellKatherine Bell (M.M. Peabody Institute)

Praised by the Broad Street Review in Philadelphia for her "lovely lyric voice", soprano Katherine Bell has performed across the Eastern US and abroad. Recent engagements include performances as Despina in Mozart's Così fan tutte with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Adina in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore with Opera Libera in Philadelphia, the title role, Maren, in the world premiere production of Maren of Vardø: Satan's Bride by Jeff Myers, and Ms. Bell was recently awarded second place in the NATS Competition, MD/DC region. Among her concert performances, Katherine has toured Italy as the soprano soloist in Vivaldi's Gloria with New Jersey's Jubilate Deo Chorale and Orchestra. A US performance took place at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. Along with operatic roles, Ms. Bell has cantored at many churches, performed religious services, sang jazz standard with big bands, and performed cabaret and musical theater.