I recently graduated from Penn State University with a BFA in Musical Theatre and signed with a new agent. I am so grateful for my time at HPAF — my foundation.
— Aidan Wharton
Who This Is For
We accept a limited number of young singers who are serious about developing their singing skills.
*A graduating high-school senior, may be placed in the Developing Singer Program, or the Young Singer Program depending on our evaluation of your level. If you are age 14-graduating high school senior see Young Singer Program.
An intense study/performance program designed for the teen singer. We accept a limited number of participants. Repertoire is assigned at an appropriate level and may include: appropriate roles in productions and/or participation in concerts and staged scenes. Classes include dance/movement and acting and Masterclasses. Young Singer participants will receive two private lessons per week and private coaching sessions.
For either live or recorded auditions you must submit the following:
- Two songs in contrasting styles (musical theater, classical or non-classical)
UPDATE: All spots have been filled for our 2019 Summer Festival. Please check back this fall for more information regarding our 2020 season!
Tuition & Financial Aid
The total tuition is $3,990, which includes three meals a day and housing.
Upon acceptance, a non-refundable $1,000 deposit is required within 10 days.
Payment #1 is due 30 days after deposit has been received – $1,495
Payment #2 is due 60 days after payment #1 has been received – $1,495
*Please note: If you have been awarded a scholarship, the money will be deducted from payment #2.
If you are applying for financial aid you must complete the financial aid form along with your application on Yaptracker. (Click on the “APPLY HERE” link) The financial aid form must be submitted with your application. Financial aid is limited and requests for financial aid are strictly evaluated and awarded only to qualifying applicants, based on the following three criteria:
- Verifiable financial need
- Level of talent and skill
- Casting needs