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Virtual Voice Academy

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The UW-Whitewater Voice Academy offers individual online voice lessons to students of all experience levels, ages 12 and older. Lessons are taught by members of the UW-Whitewater voice faculty and advanced UW-Whitewater voice students.

Participants receive 30-minute lessons. High school juniors, seniors, and adult students may enroll in 50-minute lessons, if desired. Weekly lessons will be scheduled at mutually agreeable times.

PLEASE NOTE:  Lessons are taught virtually. Lessons are subject to instructor availability.

2021 - 2022 Dates

  • Fall | October 1- December 10, 2021 
  • Spring | February - May, 2022 - TBA

Register early to guarantee your spot. 

Register Online

Spring Academy | Working On Details | More Information Soon!

Registrations accepted online until 9/28/21 for Fall; TBA for Spring.

Contact Rachel Wood if you have missed the deadline and would like to be considered for late registration.

Registration Questions

Registrants will be asked the following questions in the registration.  Please have information prior to registering:

  • Registrant name; address, phone, email; school; birthdate; gender identity; race/ethnicity (optional); health insurance; emergency contacts information; allergies and medication; limitations or restrictions
  • Voice type (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass-baritone, bass or other); years of experience; grade; how did you hear about this event; name of choral director/voice teacher; accommodations/comments

We do NOT accept walk up registrations at event check-in. 

Credit Card

Your online registration and payment are always safe and secure.  We accept MasterCard and Visa credit card payments in our online registration system.  We will NOT accept credit card payments over the phone.  We will accept checks made out to "UW-Whitewater" and mailed to UW-Whitewater Camps and Conferences, 800 West Main Street, Room 2005 Roseman Hall, Whitewater WI 53190.

Confirmation Emails
Once you register, a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically, email accounts used from,, and are blocked from receiving notifications from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.

Cost Information

Fall Session:

  • 30-Minute Lesson
    • $150 for 5 private lessons 
    • $300 for 10 private lessons
  • 50-Minute Lesson:
    • $240 for 5 private lessons
    • $475 for 10 private lessons

Note: Upon receipt of your registration, the Coordinator will contact you to set up private lesson times.

Included in the Fee:  Includes lessons and instruction. 

No refunds are available for this event unless a participant needs to cancel because of COVID illness.  A full refund will be given due to COVID illness.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to

We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in this case, all fees paid will be refunded.

Sponsorships & Awards Redemption
For those participants who will be receiving a sponsorship to attend this event: Register and use the promo code your sponsor gave you. The sponsorship will be deducted from your invoice.  Any remaining balance remains the participant's responsibility. Any cancellations will result in the sponsorship funds being returned to the supporting organization.

Any qualifying discounts given by the event will not be applied after you have paid in full. Be sure to use the promo code during check out to receive your discount. You will be charged if you do not qualify for requested discount at the start of event.

A processing fee will be assessed if a refund is issued due to overpayment on your account.

Questions, received an award/scholarship without a promo code or want to use two promo codes? Please call Continuing Education Services at 262-472-3165 or email before registering to avoid overpayment fees.

Want to Sponsor a Registrant?
You can sponsor a registrant and cover all or partial fees. We have received requests in the past from schools, companies, organizations, friends and family members that would like to send their chosen registrant to a specific event. If you would like to sponsor a registrant, you can request a promo code that you may give to your chosen registrant. Click here for more details.

No discounts available for this event.

Additional Information

Login to Online Session

Meeting invites to attend this event will be sent to the email used in registration. Contact if you do not receive a meeting invite.  

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. UW-Whitewater will hold all registrants responsible for their conduct.  Serious misconduct or disruption will lead to immediate dismissal from event.  Registrants dismissed from the event will not receive a refund.  Please review the Terms and Conditions for more details.

We receive many questions from registrants. Click here to review our frequently asked questions about registering and attending an event.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

By registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.  Any media shared with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on social media or use of its hashtags grants the University use to media for any purpose.

What You Will Need to Attend

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • A reliable internet connection (hard-wired connections work best)
  • A microphone (external mics preferred)
  • Webcam

Missed Lesson Policy & Materials

Missed Lesson Policy

Private Lesson: Students must notify the Coordinator at least 24 hours in advance if they are unable to attend their scheduled meeting time.  Private Lessons will then be rescheduled within a week as agreed upon by both the instructor and student.  Missed lessons without prior notice (“no shows”), or cancellations within 24-hours of the lesson may not be rescheduled.

Group Lesson: Make up class is not possible in a group setting.

Required Materials

Students are responsible for purchasing music books or other materials for study as required by the instructor.

Meet the Staff

Rachel Wood

Rachel Wood
Assistant Professor

J. Adam Shelton

J. Adam Shelton
Associate Lecturer

Brian Leeper

Brian Leeper

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