Adult Group Singing: Choral Singing & Musicianship 101
Have you ever wanted to pause choir rehearsal and get a quick download of all the things you don’t quite understand? Maybe you get along just fine, but good luck trying to explain it or help someone new. Let’s dive deeper into musicianship and chorus lingo: if you’re an aspiring or even seasoned choral singer, this 8-week summer course will help you better apply your musical knowledge. The course content is a combination of lectures, assignments, discussion, and fun, and will answer questions you’ve always had (or didn’t even know you had)!
Week 1 – Our Instrument (Pt. 1): a peek underneath the hood
Week 2 – Our Instrument (Pt. 2): mini voice lesson – vocal exercises, technique, how to practice
Week 3 – Your Section (Pt. 1): registers, ranges, and “prima voce“
Week 4 – Your Section (Pt. 2): marking music, listening, blending
Week 5 – Reading Music & Rhythms: the ultimate multitasking
Week 6 – Harmonizing (Pt. 1): how to play well with others
Week 7 – Harmonizing (Pt. 2): what’s your role?
Week 8 – Rehearsal Strategies: tips & tricks of the trade
When: Mondays, 7:15-8:15pm
Dates: June 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 (there will be no class following the July 4th holiday)
Instructor: Elly Roseberry
Number of Participants: min. 4, max. 10
Course Fee: $125