The Voice Performance Academy, or VPA, brings together highly motivated teen classical singers at upper-intermediate and advanced levels in a collaborative but challenging environment. The Academy nurtures students’ musical and personal growth through once a month masterclasses, enrichment classes, mentoring for future plans (eg college auditions), and additional performance opportunities both at Peabody and in the Community.
Please note: While we prefer and strongly encourage VPA students to study concurrently with Peabody Preparatory voice faculty, we recognize that advanced teen singers may already have an established relationship with an external teacher – this does not prevent auditioning for or potentially participating in VPA. We accept applications from all singers, and coaching may in certain circumstances be substituted for lessons, assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Financial assistance may be available; students should apply via the Preparatory’s Scholarship and Financial Aid page.
Auditions for the 2021-2022 Academic Year will be held live on Zoom on August 28th – please register for a time below. Singers should prepare two memorized classical selections, one in English and one in a foreign language (Italian preferred, other languages accepted).