Ann Arbor,

“Singing Down the Barriers” Institute (HYBRID)

Event Details

This composite iteration of the Singing Down the Barriers Institute combines an intensive introduction to the (vocal) repertoire of African American composers for the college student, apprentice, voice teacher, coach, choral conductor, arts administrator or professional singer with a focus on performance aspects and practical applicability of information. Daily coaching and lessons, as well as guided readings and discussion groups, enrich knowledge of repertoire from artistic, administrative and practitioner stances.

SDtB Institute is an adult summer intensive of the U-M School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and is offered in partnership with the Hampsong Foundation via the Classic Song Research Initiative.

More information (and program registration) here:


14th June 2023


10:30am – 6:15pm Eastern


University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Ann Arbor, Michigan