Core Curriculum

  • Vocal Performance
  • Ensembles
  • Advanced Theory
  • Theory & Harmony
  • Chorale
  • Musical Theater
  • Movement for Vocalists

Audition Requirements

  • Applicants will perform one musical selection – Sacred/Gospel, Classical, or Musical Theatre. A Bluetooth speaker will be provided for any accompaniment. If you choose to bring an accompanist, a piano will be provided. We do not provide an accompanist.

The following will take place with guidance on the day of audition:

  • A series of unrehearsed vocalizes, ear training and sight-reading provided on-site.

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The future of vocal music is creating the 21st Century singer. Our students will excel in multiple genres such as musical theater, pop, classical & more to ensure a successful future in music.


Cindy Hunter is a seasoned collaborative coach and accompanist with many years of experience. Her contribution to the vocal music program includes instruction and personal voice training with students, along with the entire MSA Chorale.


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