theatrical duet (web)Welcome to the Vocal Studies program at the UNC Community Music School!

The 12 week semester begins Saturday January 21. Please refer to the calendar page for complete semester dates.

All voice classes meet in the Kenan Music Building on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.  Group Voice classes meet in room 3029 and private voice classes meet in Room 3030 or 2103.

For more information about the differences between group and private lessons at the UNC Community Music School please visit our Group and Private Lessons page.

To register for courses, visit our Registration Page.

“The only thing better than singing is more singing.” 

Ella Fitzgerald

Group Voice I

  • This class is designed to facilitate both solo and small ensemble instruction for our youngest singers. Students learn awareness of breath, movement, rhythm, ear training, vocalization and focus on having fun as they take their first steps in voice. Limited class size.
  • Ages: 6–8
  • Classes: Thursday 4:45 – 5:25PM; Saturday 9:45 – 10:25AM
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Tuition: $240

Group Voice Lesson WebGroup Voice II

  • This class gives students an opportunity to experience both solo and small ensemble instruction in a fun and supportive way. Students learn beginning vocal technique, notation, rhythm, ear training, sight singing, ensemble and solo performance. Limited class size.
  • Ages: 9–10
  • Classes: Thursday 5:30 – 6:10PM; Saturday 10:30AM – 11:10AM
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Tuition: $240

Group Voice III

  • Students learn about proper vocal technique, vocal health, notation, rhythm, diction, sight-singing, and languages.  The limited class size allows the curriculum to provide opportunities for both solo and small ensemble study.
  • Ages: 11–14
  • Classes: Thursday 6:15 – 6:55PM; Saturday 11:15 -11:55PM
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Tuition: $240

Private Voice Lessons with UNC-CMS faculty

  • Recommended for students with a strong interest in music study.  Our UNC-CMS faculty are extraordinary artists who will help you design your path of study while providing professional encouragement and support.
  • Class lengths: 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons available
  • Tuition: $65/hr.

Private Voice Lessons with UNC Student-Teachers

  • Students may request lessons with UNC voice majors.  Recommended for students who wish to enjoy the advantages of schedule and curriculum flexibility. Can be taken along with group voice classes. The UNC student-teachers will be mentored by UNC faculty.
  • Ages: 6 and up
  • Class lengths: 30 or 45 minutes
  • Tuition: $40/hr.