Paula Wise


Upcoming Event: A Masterclass with the great Paula Wise


In the Embodied Performer Workshops students are taught a comprehensive set of tools and given information to explore a variety of psychological and physical aspects of healthy performance practice.  This is a special series of workshops dedicated to singers and pianists of art song.  For more details on dates and particulars, please click here.




VISI 2016


Outstanding Performances in Song as well asMaster Classes, Workshops 
and of course, our Summer Institute 


VISI is a meeting place for groundbreaking studies in the interpretation and performance of ART SONG. Our diverse programs  for young artists, emerging professionals, and career development offer integrated and highly innovative studies in song interpretation,  performance practice,  composition, scholarship, research, and multi-media creation.  

The Next VISI Summer Institute is planned for 2016. A robust VISI Institute is anticipated that will unite our distinctive interdisciplinary approach with fresh new initiatives in scholarship, performance, and contemporary compositions. Details about classes, faculty and events will be announced in fall of 2015.



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"Our dreams for the VISI Song Institute are as an international centre for the interdisciplinary study of all song as a central phenomenon of our species – and for the creation of new sung stories to travel along the millennial continuum."
                                                                                                              - Rena Sharon, Founding Artistic Director.

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Vancouver International Song Institute
P.O. Box 71015
Vancouver, BC V6N 4J9

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