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10 Sessions / 4 hours of work per session
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Beginner
Topics
breathing exercises, vocal techniques, vocal anatomy, songs, working with a band, stage presence
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Vocal Techniques 101

Vocal Techniques 101
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10 Sessions / 4 hours of work per session
Skill Level
Beginner
Topics
breathing exercises, vocal techniques, vocal anatomy, songs, working with a band, stage presence
Course Description

This course is for beginners in vocal art. It covers all basics of singing, such as body awareness, correct breathing and technique, rhythm, stage presentation and working with a band. It is meant to prepare the young learner for any further ventures in music.



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Session 1: Breath, Support and Making Sound (December 10, 2019)
In this introductory lesson, you will learn the basic components of singing: how to breathe correctly, how to support and how to make a stable sound, through examples and exercises. At the end of the lesson, you'll have the chance to apply the new skills to a song.
6 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Posture
3. Breathing and Support
4. Making Sound: Part One
5. Making Sound: Part Two
6. Song
Session 2: Pitch and Vocal Range (December 17, 2019)
In this lesson you will learn how to control pitch and how to reach your high and low notes. We will also recap previous topics with some more exercises.
4 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Warm Up
3. Pitch
4. Song
Session 3: Head Voice (December 24, 2019)
In this lesson, you will learn about what the head voice is and how to use it, through simple exercises and examples .
4 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Getting Started: Glissando Exercise
3. The Chipmunk Exercise
4. Song
Session 4: The Powerful Voice (December 31, 2019)
In this lesson you'll learn how to make your voice sound stronger and louder through learning a song.
5 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Song Demonstration
3. Song Breakdown
4. Things to Remember
5. Final Song
Session 5: Rhythm (January 7, 2020)
In this lesson you will learn how to feel rhythm in better way and you will also work on improve your timing.
5 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Rhythm Tree
3. Moving the Beat
4. Shifting the Beats to the 'Ands''
5. Improvisation
Session 6: Interpretation of Lyrics and Phrasing (January 14, 2020)
In this lesson you will learn how to find more possibilities for interpretation of song lyrics.
3 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Reading the Lyrics
3. Phrasing
Session 7: Stage Presentation (January 21, 2020)
In this lesson you will learn the importance of body language on stage and how to engage with audience.
4 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Final Thoughts
3. Space Awareness
4. Ronja_Vocals_Lesson_7_Performance_Tips
Session 8: Creating a Practice Routine (January 28, 2020)
In this lesson you will learn how to practice correctly and how to create a practice routine.
6 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Breathing Exercises
3. Support Exercises
4. Sound Exercises
5. Other Exercises
6. Final Thoughts
Session 9: Working With a Band (February 4, 2020)
In this lesson you will learn the fundamentals of preparing for a rehearsal, such as preparing a score and counting off.
3 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Preparing for a Rehearsal
3. A Few More Tips
Session 10: Final Topics (February 11, 2020)
In this lesson you will learn how to prepare for a performance, how to handle stress and how to take care of your vocal health.
5 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Preparing for a Performance
3. Handling Stress
4. Vocal Health
5. Final Thoughts
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