All-State Boot Camp
Have your best audition yet for All-State Chorus!
Work with one of the county's leading choir directors, and a private voice teacher who has an impeccable record of All-State acceptance to gain the skills and confidence needed to ace the audition! Sign up for all 6 sessions for a discount, or drop-in on any session of your choosing for $20. All aspects of the audition are covered, with an emphasis on sightreading.
- 9/28 @10:30 - 11:30am: Prepared Piece, Intro to Sightreading - led by Katie Geiger
- 9/28 @11:30 - 12:30pm: Sightreading Intensive led by Montel Butler
- 10/5 @10:30 - 11:30am: Sightreading Intensive led by Montel Butler
- 10/12 @10:30 - 11:30am: Focus on a capella piece, tricks for a capella singing,
vocal technique best practices, review prepared piece - led by Katie Geiger
- 10/26 @10:30 - 11:30am: Sightreading with Katie Geiger, audition best practices, review
- possible date TBD: Sightreading Intensive led by Montel Butler (1 hr)
- 11/16 @10:30 - 11:30am: Mock Auditions led by Katie Geiger
Montel Butler has been one of the most sought-after vocal instructors in Maryland for years. His students range from elementary school to pre-professional adults with a passion for singing in various styles and genres — from classical, to musical theater, to pop and gospel. Several of his students have gone on to major universities and professional programs inside and outside of the United States. Montel works as an instructor for The Young Artists of America in a variety of subject matters during their school year and summer intensive programs. As his passion for teaching and building young artists is strong, he also maintains a professional performance career of his own. He has been seen on cruise ships, in various musical theatre productions both locally and nationally, and has performed internationally in various productions.