Typical WPI Sessions and Activities

The Woodwind Performance Institute offers a curriculum that is perfect for young wind players seeking to prepare for college auditions or for those who simply love to perform and wish to learn more. WPI sessions and events are geared toward both learning and fun. WPI participants enjoy these activities in a college setting, utilizing several facilities throughout campus. Below are just some typical institute activities.

Workshop Topics:
  • Singing for Instrumentalists
  • History of Woodwinds
  • Movement
  • Mixed Woodwind Ensembles
  • Gamelan Ensemble
  • Learning the art of practicing and auditioning
  • Audition Excerpts
  • Daily individual lessons on your instrument
  • Master classes held by UD faculty and guest artists from the Dayton Philharmonic
  • A culminating Gala Recital, free and open to friends and family

Typical Extracurricular Activities

  • Daily morning yoga & warm-up sessions
  • Chaperoned dinners at local restaurants
  • Dinner, bowling and pool in The Hangar (on campus)
  • Faculty recital
  • Visits to UD's state-of-the-art Rec Plex facility
  • Movie night 

Find Us

Vocal Performance Institute

Fitz Hall 475 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2946