Students studying vocal arts at Stephens prepare for today’s diverse musical world through instruction in opera, vocal jazz, art song and musical theatre in our top-ranked School of Creative and Performing Arts. Please note, this degree was previously listed as Vocal Arts (and is listed as Vocal Arts in the current curriculum catalog).
Complete your degree in just three years, two summers.
Focus on classical art song and opera, vocal jazz or musical theatre while developing the technical excellence and the musical flexibility to perform in a wide variety of repertoire.
Learn through performance opportunities that include monthly recitals, summer program concerts, choral concerts, musical theatre productions and solo recitals.
Balance vocal performance with challenging courses in music theory, aural training, diction, class piano, vocal repertory, music history, acting and dance.
Explore your craft your first summer in our Summer Music Institute, where you will engage in hands-on performance with guest artists and faculty who are practicing professional musicians.
Challenge yourself with a second-summer internship tailored specifically to your professional goals.
Join students from the nationally ranked School of Performing Arts who consistently take top awards at district, state and regional singing competitions.
Audition for the Velvetones, our vocal jazz ensemble that has performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Jazz Standard in New York City and the Bluebird Café in Nashville.