Department of Music

Summer Music Vocal Academy

The Ultimate A Cappella Experience is designed to advance your vocal a cappella ensemble skills, as well as your individual vocal abilities.  Singers will engage in a variety of vocal ensembles to experience performing in different styles.  The ensembles and innovative workshops will be led by some of the hottest names in the a cappella industry!


Enjoy an exclusive private performance by Voctave to kick off the Summer Music Vocal Academy!

Enhance your solo and ensemble singing skills with concentrated workshops!

Academy Overview

The Rollins College Summer Music Vocal Academy

This program is designed to enhance your vocal a cappella ensemble skills.  Participants will engage with Rollins College faculty in a variety of a cappella ensembles, which offer the small group instruction that Rollins College is known for.  

Through lively classes, singers will have the opportunity to explore additional musical skills that are crucial for a cappella success.  Singers will gain critical skills and new artistic techniques that will enhance performance practices.

A solo recital opportunity and private voice lessons are available to a limited number of attendees.  Voice lessons are a requirement in order to participate in the solo recital.  (Additional Fee)

Summer Music Vocal Academy Daily Schedule click here.

Participation is open to 9th grade through 12th-grade students from the Spring of 2018 academic year.

Vocal Ensembles

Participate in a modern Vocal Jazz/Contemporary ensemble or in a more traditional ensemble singing classical music literature.

Placements for the vocal ensembles are done by the instructors during registration and check-in on Sunday, July 15th.  Singers may indicate their preference for certain ensembles such as Vocal Jazz / Contemporary or Classical on the Registration Form.  Instructors will place the students in ensembles based on certain criteria and will try to honor the students ensemble request.

Solo Recital Process

Solo Recital Audition Process

Auditions for the Solo Recital will take place on the check-in day (July 15th).  Students interested in participating in the solo recital must register for voice lessons and bring a prepared piece to registration.  Additional fee required: $60.00. 

Please not that students who are unable to arrive at camp during the designated check-in times will not be eligible to audition.  The solo recital will take place on Thursday during the designated concert time on Thursday morning.