(Classes are taught by Grammy nominated vocalist, Renée Manning)
This five level program is designed to get vocalists on the right track technically. There is strong emphasis on breath, placement and proper projection methods. Development of muscles and control in a relaxed manner is key.
Vocal Tech 1 Introduction to method, developing relaxation skills, strengthening breathing, ear training and rhythm.
(Beginner) To Be Announced/ $400 60 minutes
Vocal Tech 2 Advance exercises, placement, projection, presence and articulation.
(Returning Students) Monday 6:00-7:00 pm/ $400 60 minutes
Vocal Tech 3 Advance exercises, presence and articulation. Introduction to song delivery and interpretation.
(Returning Students) Monday 7:30-9:00 pm/ $505 90 minutes
Vocal Tech 4 Advance exercises, focus on delivery, interpretation, stage presence and thinking “outside the box”.
(Returning Students) Wednesday 6:00-8:00 pm/ $700 120 minutes
Professional Preparatory is a two hour class which prepares you to step out into the world of performance. A full set of songs (7-8) are chosen by student to present in performance with a full rhythm section. Focus on arrangements, delivery, tempos and set flow are key in this class.
(Professional Students Only) Audition Required Limited Availabilty: 6
Discount available when you sign up for more than one class or private lessons. Seniors receive a 10% discount.
Excelsior Music Studio
196 Park Place- Bell#2
Brooklyn, New York
Fall Semester September 17- December 15, 2018
These classes offer an extraordinary opportunity for students to learn the essence of their craft in a friendly and supportive atmosphere with the help of a professional rhythm section. Communication, choosing material and arrangements are some of the topics addressed. Focus of Master Classes will vary and be announced.
Private Lessons are personalized according to the level and needs of the student.