2017 Workshop series – SING! and Learn! May 27, 2017
12.oo noon – New York Voices masterclass (1 hour)
“Meet the New York Voices”
During the workshop, they discuss the history of the group, their influences, their approach to four-part singing, some group improvisation, some Q&A time.
1:30 p.m.– Blue Jupiter Workshop (1 hour) – Blue Jupiter Workshop – “Rockstar 101” workshop: Star of Lifetime’s TV show Pitchslapped, Diana Preisler is known as “The ACA-COACH.” Diana says this: “They see you louder than they hear you.” The Broadway performer, film actress (Oscar Nominated “Chico and Rita”), singer and manager of Blue Jupiter will show you how to make that message work for you. Groups will hop on stage and have their performance crafted to perfection. Have your group come ready to volunteer to perform!
3:00 – workshop with musica intima vocal ensemble (1 hour) – Collaborative Leadership in A Cappella Choral Singing
– An inside look at how leadership and collaboration function together within an a cappella ensemble setting, lead by internationally recognized vocal ensemble, musica intima. This workshop will look at group vocal technique as well as rehearsal and performance practice.
4:15 – Better Solo Singer = Better A Cappella Singer with Elaine Overholt of Big Voice Studios.
Get ready to dig in to the true power and depth of your primal vocal sound and pair it with your most powerful performance magic. It’s not rocket science!
Celebrity coach and mentor to A-List celebrities (think John Travolta, Ellen DeGeneres, Sean Mendes, Queen Latifah, Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones), host of her own “Big Voice TV” series and singer herself (a cappella too!) with the likes of Ray Charles, Paul Shaffer, Tina Turner, Anne Murray, Elaine will challenge you to look for the magic in every single note, syllable and word of every single line of your song.
If you wish to participate, come with a short solo verse or chorus of your best song. As time permits, we will go through the fear and find your outrageousness! You’ll see why that will also make you a better a cappella singer. Elaine and her team coach young and not-so-young, emerging talent seven days a week at her Big Voice Studios in Toronto.
Location: Little Trinity Anglican Church
May 27, 2017, 12 pm to 5.15pm