Thomas Young

Cleveland Music School Settlement. Cleveland Institute of Music. Singer, actor, and conductor; founder and conductor, Los Angeles Vocal Ensemble; principal with San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera House, Opéra La Monnaie, Netherlands Opera, Opéra de Lyon, New York City Opera, and Houston Grand Opera; festivals in Vienna, Salzburg, Holland, Maggio, and Munich; two Grammy nominations; two Cleo nominations; national tours, Broadway, Off Broadway, regional theatre, and television. SLC, 1989–

Undergraduate Courses 2019-2020

Music

Studio Class

Component

Placement audition required.

The Studio Class is a beginning course in basic vocal technique. Each student's vocal needs are met within the structure and content of the class.

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Jazz Vocal Seminar

Component

Audition required.

This course is an exploration of the relationship of melody, harmony, rhythm, text, and style and how those elements can be combined and manipulated to create meaning and beauty. A significant level of vocal development will be expected and required.

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Seminar in Vocal Performance

Component

During the course of their studies and with permission of their instructor, all Music Thirds in voice are required to take Seminar in Vocal Performance for two semesters.

Voice students will gain performance experience by singing repertoire selected in cooperation with the studio instructors. Students will become acquainted with a broader vocal literature perspective through singing in several languages and exploring several historical music periods. Interpretation, diction, and stage deportment will be stressed.

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