Savannah's summer celebration of beautiful singing kicked off Saturday evening as dozens of vocalists performed at the Westin Savannah Harbor.

Death by Aria parts one and two opened the inaugural Savannah VOICE Festival that features dozens of artists in all types of events ranging from free master classes to low-priced ticketed events.

The festival will run through Aug. 17.

VOICE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Today

Music Out of a Hat: A Game Show Concert with prizes and audience engagement

3-4:30 p.m. at Asbury Memorial
United Methodist Church

Admission is $15

Monday

Sherrill Milnes Master Class

6:30-8:30 p.m. at Westin Savannah Harbor

Admission is free

Tuesday

An Evening of Sacred Music

6:30-8:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church

Admission is $15

Thursday

Festival Movie Night: Puccini's "Toscana"

6:30-9:30 p.m. at Savannah Arts Academy auditorium

Admission is free

Friday

Prelude to the Opera: Puccini's La Boheme

8 p.m.-prelude; 9:30 p.m.-cocktail recpection

Open to Voice Society members only

Saturday:

Teen Voice Workshop

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. workshop open
to those ages 15-19; cost is $20

5 p.m. free showcase of the aspiring singers

Westin Savannah Harbor