UPCOMING FALL VOCAL WORKSHOPS 2019-
FREE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS - 2 Locations
Introduction to Vocal Technique
YELLOW SPRINGS MAIN LIBRARY - October 8th, 15th and 22nd
415 Xenia Avenue Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Call to reserve as space is limited - (937) 352-4003
SPRINGFIELD MAIN LIBRARY - October 29th, November 5th & 12th
201 South Fountain Avenue, Springfield, OH 45506
Call ahead to reserve as space is limited - (937) 322-2821
* Build breath support to develop a strong tone
* How to learn songs and to sing high notes without straining
* How to overcome nerves, how to project, practice and perform
Session 1: Beginning Vocal Lessons
Learn about your voice and the basic exercises to develop a strong, consistent voice. We'll cover the fundamentals of singing and how to breathe when singing. Warming up the voice is important to not damage your vocal chords and using practice well is primary. You will learn how to choose songs that are right for your voice. Discover how to choose songs that best showcase your voice. We'll have time for questions.
Session 2: Voice Training
Build upon basic vocal technique to be an informed singer and sharpen up your vocal skills. Learn to control your voice so that you know how you will sound to not have a random sound dependent upon how you feel that day. We'll cover vocal technique, singing the scales, vocal workouts, importance of consistent practice, microphone technique, and important aspects for singers to understand for auditioning. We'll have time for questions.
Session 3: Voice Development -
In this session, we'll learn how to find your range and develop your personal style. We'll learn how to create a personalized book of your chosen repertoire. Learn how to choose keys that suit your voice in your range and how to transpose songs to your key. Explore your personal style and how to make songs your own. Learn how to incorporate the artistry of singing. Help overcome barriers to singing and learn to resolve performance anxiety. We'll have time for questions.
VOCAL FORUM WORKSHOP - TBA
On-going forum for singers to collaborate in a group with vocal coach and accompanist to improve musicianship and performance with the goal of performing with a band. Get vocal and performance tips, skill from regular rehearsal and individual input and help to become successful. Make a Demo CD, learn about promo packages and how to get gigs.