Dana Vocal Performance Clinic July 30 to Aug. 4

The Dana School of Music presents the 15th annual Dana Vocal Performance Clinic July 30 through Aug. 4 at Youngstown State University.

The Clinic is an award-winning program that offers gifted performers an opportunity to develop their performance abilities and gain further knowledge in their pursuit of singing. Daily activities include warm-up techniques, vocal literature, foreign language diction, acting principles, music theory and history, stage presence and movement, vocal instruction and master classes. The faculty of the program consists of Dana professors and advanced voice students. Guest artists include professional experts in the field of vocal health, choral conducting, gospel styles, dance and acting.

The Clinic is open to all singers who will be in high school during the 2012-13 school year, as well as incoming YSU voice majors. Tuition is $220. For those who need it, on campus room and board for six nights and seven days is an additional $220, based on double occupancy.

“In addition to extensive performing opportunities, students will learn the skills necessary to become effective musicians,” said Misook Yun, Dana professor and Clinic coordinator. “Students will receive personal vocal instruction, acting lessons, and dancing & movement classes.”

More information, call the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636 or emailing Yun at myun@ysu.edu