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UW-Whitewater Voice Academy

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The UW-Whitewater Voice Academy offers individual voice lessons to students and adults who reside in Whitewater and the surrounding communities. The Voice Academy is open to students of all experience levels, aged 11 and older. Lessons are taught by members of the UW-Whitewater voice faculty, and in some cases by advanced UW-Whitewater voice students with faculty supervision. Participants will receive 10 private lessons per semester.  Private lessons will be offered to all levels of students ages 11 and up, pending availability of instructors.

Dates:

  • Fall: October - December 2019
  • Spring: February - May 2020

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Registrations accepted online until noon on October 20th for Fall and  February 20th for Spring. We do NOT accept walk up registrations.

Spring 2019: $290 for 10 private lessons

Family Discount Rate: $250 per semester, per registrant

Fees Include

The fee includes 10 private lessons, instruction and insurance.  

Note: Upon receipt of your registration, the Coordinator will contact you to set up private lesson times and location.

Refunds

There are no refunds after payment, with exceptions for medical issues subject to consideration by the director.

Want to Sponsor a Registrant?

You can sponsor a registrant and cover all or partial fees. We have received requests in the past from schools, companies, organizations, friends and family members that would like to send their chosen registrant to a specific event. If you would like to sponsor a registrant, you can request a promo code that you may give to your chosen registrant. Click here for more details.

Missed Lesson Policy

Students must notify the Coordinator at least 24 hours in advance if they are unable to attend their scheduled meeting time.  Lessons will then be rescheduled within a week as agreed upon by both the instructor and student.  Missed lessons without prior notice (“no shows”), or cancellations within 24-hours of the lesson may not be rescheduled.

Required Materials

Students are responsible for purchasing music books or other materials for study as required by the instructor.

What to Bring

Review email from Coordinator for additional items to bring.

Check In

Participants should plan on arriving approximately 15 minutes prior to first session for check-in at Greenhill Center of the Arts.  

Confirmation Emails

Once you register a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact cesevents@uww.edu if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically email accounts used from centurytel.net and wi.rr.com are blocked from receiving notifiactions from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.

Parking

Parking permits are required on all vehicles parked on campus at all times, with the exception of 5 p.m. Fridays to 11:00 p.m. Sundays. Vehicles arriving after Parking Services office hours may purchase a parking permit from the vending machine located behind the Visitor Center in the service drive. More information on parking is on the Visitor Center website.

Registration Terms & Conditions

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. Please review the Registration Terms and Conditions for more details.

Be aware that we advise you to leave all non-essential, portable electronic devices at home (iPod, Fitbit, cell phones, etc), but ultimately it is your decision. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items and we do not have open Wi-Fi for electronic devices.

Staff

Rachel Wood, Director

Rachel Wood

Mezzo-soprano Rachel Wood is the Voice Area Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she teaches studio voice, lyric diction, song literature, and vocal pedagogy. Dr. Wood has appeared in opera, concert, and recital performances across Canada, the United States, Italy and the Netherlands.


Insurance

Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

Registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will  be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.