This session will show how to start a jazz choir at the middle school level. Topics include voicings, amplification, literature, rehearsal techniques, and working with rhythm sections.Seattle WA.
Deepen your understanding and broaden your variety of programming for your ensemble by learning more about Latin styles within vocal jazz. This session will discuss fundamentals of basic Latin grooves and how to move toward stylistic authenticity in performance. Elements to be discussed include bossa nova, samba, phrasing, style, articulation, groove, and diction for Brazilian […]Pasadena CA.
This session will serve students and directors by proposing strategies used by vocal jazz ensembles that you can use in the large choir setting to improve your choirs musicianship skills, intonation, and confidence. Practical warm-ups and strategies will be offered to improve articulation, ear training, intonation, greater contrasting dynamics, sectional balance, and improvisation skills that […]Sioux Falls SD.
Looking for great repertoire to acquaint your younger singers with jazz but struggling to find exactly what you need? While the body of jazz choral repertoire for mixed voices is growing, appropriate, quality repertoire for younger voices maybe a challenge to find. Additionally, young singers often do not have experience or background with jazz, and […]Boston MA.
Vocal a cappella can open many doors for your choral singers while focusing on healthy tone production, intonation, and singing technique. It is bringing many new singers into choral music or helping them re discover choral music in a new way. It can provide opportunities to expand upon and push the boundaries within your choral […]Boston MA.
This clinic will be a lecture/demonstration of techniques that have been found to be effective, efficient, and productive for vocal jazz ensemble directors at all levels. The topics covered will include: introducing a new piece, using technology in your rehearsal, rhythm section involvement, standing orders and positions, developing vocal improvisation skills in rehearsal, and transitioning […]Salt Lake City, UT.
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