Your voice: it’s your instrument. Explore the world of contemporary vocal music in your choice of style: pop/rock/country, R&B, jazz, musical theater, or a cappella. Open to vocalists, singer-songwriters, and instrumentalists who sing, this four-day program will provide you with instruction in vocal technique, style, performance skills, singing with a band, group singing, and a cappella performance.
|Program length:||Four days|
|Program dates:||Thursday, June 25, 2015 - Sunday, June 28, 2015|
|Housing: Move in starting: Move out by:||$510 Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.|
|Age range:||15 years and older|
Vox Audio combines world-class harmony with unique vocal sound effects to create fun, interactive theatrical shows that have been a hit with audiences since 1998. Their 2004 Off-Broadway show opened to rave reviews and won the prestigious Drama Desk Award for "Unique Theatrical Experience." Whereever they go, Vox Audio continues to delight audiences worldwide by exploring the boundaries of the human voice.
Jane Monheit is one of today's premier jazz singers, truly living in the world created by greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and Carmen McRae. Her 2000 debut album, Never Never Land, was voted Top Debut Recording by the Jazz Journalist's Association and spent more than a year on the Billboard Jazz charts. An extraordinarily gifted vocalist noted for her sincere and romantic interpretations of exceptional songs, Monheit is a technician who operates with precision, comfortable with a genre-crossing persona that enables her to swing and scat like a jazz singer or belt like a Broadway star. Her goal is to convey a story, and she does so with grace.
Workshops to choose from include recording techniques, microphone/PA technology, jazz improvisation, pop/R&B improvisation, songwriting, auditioning, and a cappella arranging.
You will receive an individualized schedule of times and locations for all classes, clinics, performances, and special events at the time of registration.
About the Instructors
Faculty members of Berklee College of Music, along with special guest clinicians, teach Vocal Summit classes, performances, and special events. Berklee's Voice Department faculty members are innovative educators as well as experienced professional musicians. Their expertise in contemporary vocal techniques and technology make them invaluable as teachers.