Summer SOULstice with Jerome Collins

August 6 – 15, 2022

Do you have what it takes to be a star? Are you motivated to do whatever it takes to make your music performing dreams a reality? Then take the next step and spend a week this summer crafting your skills while getting a chance to perform alongside professional musicians.

This program is available for 8 emerging artists to rehearse, create and perform alongside Jerome Collins of the world famous a cappella group Straight No Chaser. Musical rehearsals are led by Walter Chase, founding member and producer for Straight No Chaser.

You’ll stay on site in one of the most beautiful summer destinations in the country: Petoskey, MI. In between rehearsals, you’ll enjoy time on the beach, sailing, swimming, and taking in this exquisite location.

The week concludes with a public performance alongside Jerome Collins on Saturday night. The performance will include a live 7-piece band with solo and background performances by all members of the institute.

Arrival Date: August 6, 2022

Departure Date: August 15, 2022

Typical Daily Schedule:

Rehearsal: Mon. thru Fri. 9am – Noon and 7pm – 10pm

Meals provided except Saturday evening.

Tuition to attend includes room & board and is $1,250. The application fee through Yaptracker will be applied toward your tuition if selected.

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For general questions, please contact Chris Ludwa at (231) 225-8877 or For more specific questions about this program, please contact Voice Chair Risa Renae Harman at or