Top Schools for Vocal Performance

Following are the top schools for vocal performance programs:

Bard College Conservatory of Music - It offers a two-year Master of Music program in vocal performance which includes a strong practical component with seminars and classes on career skills led by some of the leading figures in arts management and administration.

New York University (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development) - The Steinhardt School's program in Vocal Performance offers music-based training for a career in music theatre performance. In addition to the work in classrooms and studios, the program offers performance opportunities in fully-staged productions under the guidance of professional directors, conductors, choreographers, musical directors and designers.

The University of the Arts - UArts four-year Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance program provides strong training in traditional vocal technique. The program combines skills and knowledge in a range of vocal styles and literature, including jazz and contemporary, classical and musical theater.

University of Minnesota - The U of M School of Music offers a Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree in vocal performance which is a program of advanced study in applied music and teaching skills, with an emphasis on solo performance in recital, oratorio, and opera.

Webster University - The Vocal Performance program aims to develop individuals for successful careers as performers. The curriculum includes applied music and classes covering technique, repertoire in various languages and performance style.

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