Lab and Studio
Please join us for our
YPC National Summer Lab and Studio
in residence at
Music Academy of the West | Santa Barbara, California
July 18-24, 2023
We are so excited to invite you and your singers to the YPC National Summer Lab and Studio, a one-week musical experience for innovative choral conductors and enthusiastic singers in grades 6-12 at one of the most beautiful beach communities in our country, in residence at the Music Academy in Santa Barbara, California.
With a commitment to musical excellence for young artists, singers will experience a joyful, collaborative program, expanding upon their skills in singing, movement, rhythm, and performance, working side by side with singers from the award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City, and premiering a brand new commission.
Conductors and teachers will work with MacArthur Award-winner, composer, and conductor Francisco J. Núñez, along with the YPC artistic faculty, studying repertoire and refining conducting skills.
The week will include community performances, as well as recreational activities and time to enjoy the beautiful oceanside community of Santa Barbara, and will culminate in a performance on July 23 at the historic Lobero Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara.
The registration fee for participating choristers and conductors is $1,350, which is inclusive of all meals, lodging, ground transportation in Santa Barbara, and special activities throughout the week. Travel to and from Santa Barbara is not included in this cost. Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need.
We look forward to welcoming you and your singers in Santa Barbara!