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BFHSVS

The Bauer Family High School Voice Studio

Bauer Family High School Voice Studio

The Bauer Family High School Voice Studio’s mission is to identify and nurture high school students who exhibit extraordinary potential and are interested in pursuing vocal performance at the collegiate level. The BFHSVS guides aspiring students to find healthy means of vocal technique and artistic expression and all-around achievement within a rigorous and supportive environment.

Apply to the Bauer Family High School Voice Studio

Applications for the 2022/2023 season have closed. Please check back in April for more information on applying to the 2023/2024 Studio.

Class of 2023

      • Brennan Ellsworth
      • Alessandro Gucciardi
      • Gwendolyn Goetz
      • Yueheng Gao
      • McLain Weaver
      • Nikolas Theriault
      • Olivia Gonzales
      • Sydney Gibson
      • Yerim Colin
      • Ugochukwu Obudulu

Bauer Family High School Voice Studio Students Receive:

      • 24 private voice lessons with recognized, Houston-area college voice faculty.
      • Monthly masterclasses with HGO mainstage artists or artistic staff.
      • Significant financial assistance with travel for college auditions.
      • Development of a College Audition Toolkit: Guidance with identifying the best school “fit” for each student, audition techniques, text interpretation, application assistance, professional-quality video to use for preliminary auditions.
      • Two free tickets to each HGO mainstage dress rehearsal.

Events 

BFHSVS Masterclasses and Recitals are open to the public for the 2022-2023 season!

To attend a BFHSVS masterclass, email lvickers@houstongrandopera.org by 12 PM on the Thursday before the class.

We WILL NOT admit community members who do not register before the deadline. 

2022-2023 BFHSV Masterclasses:

  • Sunday, September 11, 2022; 2pm to 5pm
  • Sunday, October 2, 2022; 2pm to 5pm
  • Sunday, December 4, 2022; 2pm to 5pm
  • Sunday, February 5, 2023; 10am to 1pm
  • Sunday, March 19, 2023; 2pm to 5pm
  • Sunday, April 16, 2023; 2pm to 5pm

View past masterclasses via the links below:

The Bauer Family High School Voice Studio is generously sponsored by:

Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation
C. T. Bauer Foundation
Houston Grand Opera Guild Endowment Fund in memory of Ann Craft

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