Singers who are enrolled in una voce musica or Canterra Musica have the opportunity to join our Touring Ensemble. Each summer, Oberlin Choristers tours domestically or internationally, providing an unmatched learning and performing experience.
Our 2019 Touring Ensemble will travel to Montreal & Quebec City, Canada from June 16th through June 22nd. They will perform in Montreal under the direction of Elena Sharkova and in Quebec City under the direction of Mr. Tim Unger. Our 2019-20 tour is to Finland, Estonia, & Latvia.
Please note - this information is current for our 2019-20 season and tour.
Our 2020 Touring Ensemble will travel to Finland, Latvia, & Estonia in late June of 2020.
We are finalizing our performance itinerary. More information will be available in September 2019. Please call our office with any questions.
Singers: $155 Touring Ensemble tuition PLUS $3,600 tour fee
Chaperones: $3,400 tour fee
Supporters: $3,700 tour fee
TENTATIVE Payment schedule*:
July 1, 2019 - $500 non-refundable deposit (PLUS $155 Touring Ensemble registration fee for singers)
September 1, 2019 - $800
November 1, 2019 - $800
January 1, 2020- $800
March 1st, 2020 - full and final payment of balance
*If registering after July 1st, payments will need to be adjusted to catch up to the schedule.
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7:00pm - 9:00pm
Jan 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
Emily Capece enjoys a varied career as a conductor, singer, and teacher. An Ohio native, she is returning home after 22 years. Emily spent the last 11 years as the Artistic Director of womanSong, in Charleston, WV, and served on the faculty of the West Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts teaching choral and vocal music at Marshall University.Formerly, Emily has taught music at all levels, including schools in Okinawa, Japan, Fairfax County, Virginia, New York City, and Charleston. She served as a conductor with the Appalachian Children’s Chorus, the Princeton Girl Choir, and has been a frequent guest conductor and clinician for all-county and all-state choral festivals. Choirs under Capece’s direction have been invited to perform at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC, and have toured to Italy, San Marino, and Croatia. A certified elementary Montessori teacher, Emily has taught upper elementary, music, and humanities at several Montessori schools in Charleston.
As a singer, Emily has performed in several professional choirs, the internationally noted Spoleto Festival USA, and many regional and community theater productions in principal roles. Most recently, Emily was seen in the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s 2019 production of Mamma Mia! as Donna Sheridan.
Ms. Capece completed her master’s degree in music education and choral conducting from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, and holds bachelor’s degrees in vocal performance and music education from Otterbein University. She is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities Educator Grant to study Mozart Operas in Vienna, Austria. She and her husband Christian have two children, Rudy and Clara.
Emily and her family are moving to Shaker Heights in early July with their dog, Henry. Emily loves all things outdoorsy, reading, drinking coffee, and traveling.
TENTATIVE - Rehearsals will take place at Lake Ridge Academy, Bettcher Center on Tuesday evenings April through June from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
Touring Ensemble wears the same formal uniform as una voce musica.
Touring Ensemble singers will receive a special 2020 Finland, Latvia, Estonia t-shirt as part of their tour uniform.
All payments are due according to the payment schedule. Payments must be kept up to date. Please refer to the payment schedule included in your tour information.
Oberlin Choristers is committed to providing our outstanding programming to all interested singers and work to eliminate financial barriers. Through generous donations from our individual, corporate, and foundation sponsors, we are able to provide financial aid when needed.
There are many unique situations and many ways we can help. Please contact our office to find out more about what kinds of assistance is available.
Our Financial Aid is available to any singer that applies. If your singer qualifies for free or reduced lunches at school, then they are a great candidate for our financial aid award!
Financial Aid is awarded by a confidential subcommittee of our Board of Directors. They review all applications and award the amount based on the need. Please note, the non-refundable deposit cannot be covered by Financial Aid.
Requirements to be considered:
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