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5 DAY SINGING COURSE FOR THE YOUNG SINGER

FIVE DAY COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a 5 Day Course designed for the Young Singer ages 7-17 years. Each class runs for 60 minutes. Students will be taught vocal exercises related to the song they will be singing each day related to the specified genre: Broadway; Disney; and Pop. Students also work with stage movement, and receive some individual attention. The course is designed to be progressive starting with the basics in Vocal Technique to more Advanced techniques: Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Projection; Vocal Range Increase; Diction; Belting; and Blending Vocal Registers. In addition Students work on various aspects of Performance and Holistic Development: Confidence Building; Self-Expression; Stage Etiquette; Character Building; Stage Presence; and Audience Connection. Also students participate in the END OF COURSE IN-CLASS PRESENTATION and receive a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.

FEE     $120

FEE PAYMENT:     Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION

Grand Palladium, Podium Level, Kalina, Santa Cruz (E), Mumbai 400098

CLASS DATES: Nov 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

Ages 7-9 years: 4:00-5:00 p.m.           Ages 10-12 years: 5:00-6:00 p.m.        Ages 13-17 years: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

IN-CLASS PERFORMANCE: Nov 23 at 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH MUMBAI LOCATION

Seventh Sense, 17 Morvi Lane, 4th Floor, Chowpatty Terrace, Mumbai 400006.

CLASS DATES: Nov 27, 28, Dec  5, 6, 7

Ages 7-9 years: 4:00-5:00 p.m.        Ages 10-12 years: 5:00-6:00 p.m.          Ages 13-17 years: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE FOR Dec 7:

Ages 7-9 years: 1:00-2:00 p.m.         Ages 10-12 years: 2:00-3:00 p.m.          Ages 13-17 years: 3:00-4:00 p.m.

IN-CLASS PERFORMANCE: Dec 7 at 4:30 p.m.

DAY 1: Vocal Technique 1 for the Young Broadway Singer

FOCUS: Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique & Confidence Building

MODULES COVERED: Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Confidence Building; Work on Song

MATERIALS AND CLOTHING: Comfortable clothing and footwear they can easily move in; Bring plenty of Water

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Master Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Sing Broadway using the Technique; Build Confidence in Performing

REQUIREMENT: Student should know and have memorized the song before coming to the class.

Ages 7-9 years:    My Favorite Things from Sound of Music

Ages 10-12 years:   Tomorrow from Annie

Ages 13-17 years :   The Lonely Goatherd from Sound of Music

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DAY 2

Vocal Technique 2 for the Young Disney Singer

FOCUS: Vocal Projection & Self-Expression

MODULES COVERED: Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Projection & Self-Expression; Work on Song

MATERIALS AND CLOTHING: Comfortable clothing and footwear they can easily move in; Bring plenty of Water

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Grasp Vocal Projection; Learn Skills used in Developing Self-Expression; Sing Disney using the Technique; Connect with the Text; Build Confidence; Learn Stage Movement Technique

REQUIREMENT: Student should know and have memorized the song before coming to the class.

Ages 7-9 years:   Bare Necessities from Jungle Book

Ages 10-12 years:    Feed the Birds from Mary Poppins

Ages 13-17 years:      A Whole New World from Aladdin

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DAY 3 

Vocal Technique 3 for the Young Pop Singer

FOCUS: Vocal Range Increase & Stage Etiquette

MODULES COVERED: Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Range Increase; Blending Vocal Registers; Stage Etiquette; Work on Song

MATERIALS AND CLOTHING: Comfortable clothing and footwear they can easily move in; Bring plenty of Water

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Increase Vocal Range; Learn Correct Stage Etiquette; Build Confidence; Sing Pop using the Technique; Microphone Technique

REQUIREMENT: Student should know and have memorized the song before coming to the class.

Ages 7-9 years:   Lost Boy by Ruth B

Ages 10-12 years:    Believer by Imagine Dragons

Ages 13-17 years:   All of Me by John Legend

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DAY 4

Vocal Technique 4 for the Young Broadway Singer

FOCUS: Clear Diction, Character Building & Develop Stage Presence

MODULES COVERED: Vocal Exercises; Work on Clarity in Diction; Analyze the Character; Develop Stage Presence; Work on Song

MATERIALS AND CLOTHING: Comfortable clothing and footwear they can easily move in; Bring plenty of Water

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Sing with Clarity; Sing through the Character; Sing with some Stage Presence

REQUIREMENT: Student should know and have memorized the song before coming to the class.

Ages 7-9 years:   Where is Love from Oliver

Ages 10-12 years:    Little People from Les Misérables

Ages 13-17 years:     A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman

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DAY 5

Vocal Technique 5 for the Young Pop Singer

FOCUS: Belting, Blending Vocal Registers & Connecting with the Audience

MODULES COVERED: Vocal Exercises; Work on the Belting Technique; Skills in Blending Vocal Registers; Learn to Connect with the Audience; Work on Song

MATERIALS AND CLOTHING: Comfortable clothing and footwear they can easily move in; Bring plenty of Water

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Start to Grasp the Belting Technique without Hurting the Voice; Learn Skills which Help to Blend Vocal Registers; Connect with your Audience

REQUIREMENT: Student should know and have memorized the song before coming to the class.

Ages 7-9 years:   Love Story by Taylor Swift

Ages 10-12 years:    Roar by Katy Perry

Ages 13-17 years:   We are the World by Michael Jackson

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VOICE AND SPEAKING WORKSHOPS

Vocal Technique Workshop for Singers are for ages 18 years to adults, and are designed for Singers-Actors-Dancers-Speakers-Choirs with focus on specific areas of Vocal Technique, Holistic Development, and Performance, and its application to ANY Genre of Music but more specifically to Musical Theatre, Disney, Pop, Rock, Bollywood, and Western Classical. These workshops are for students from the Beginner to the Professional level.

SPEECH WORKSHOP  

FOCUS: Speak with Elegance & Finesse

Vocal Technique for Executives & Speakers

Thurs, Nov 21, 2019: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY:

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

Vocal technique Workshop for Speakers is designed for those who want to learn to project their voices, reduce their accent, maintain vocal health, and speak with elegance and finesse! Students learn correct vocal technique to improve vocal resonance, speak with clarity, and reduce accents. Students MUST bring in a Speech / Monologue, memorized, and no longer than 1 minute in duration for coaching. There is no guarantee that every student will be coached but be prepared to be called upon. There is a total of 8 coaching slots available on a first come first serve basis based on registration deadline.

WORKSHOP MODULES:  Vocal Exercises for Speaking; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Projection & Resonance; Clarify Diction; Work on Speeches & Monologues; Work on Accent Reduction

CLASS TAKEAWAYS:  Learn to Speak with Clarity; Improve Vocal Resonance; Learn Skills to Reduce your Accent; Connect with the Text; Build Confidence in Speaking; Learn to Speak with Elegance & Finesse!

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water; and a brown bag lunch.

REQUIREMENT: Come prepared with speech or monologue.

FEES: $70

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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SINGER/DANCER WORKSHOP  

FOCUS: Sing with Clarity & Dance with Ease

Vocal Technique for the Singer/Dancer

Sat, Nov 23, 2019: 2:30-6:00 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY:

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

This workshop is for the SINGER-DANCER interested in developing singing technique enabling him/her to sing and dance with ease, to be able to project their voices, sing with clear diction; and not run out of breath while dancing. This Workshop runs for 3 hours. Students will work on diaphragmatic breathing; vocal projection, and diction. Students will be taught vocal exercises related to the song they will be singing, stage movement, choreography, and will receive some individual attention.

WORKSHOP MODULES:  Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Projection; Clarify Diction while Moving; Sing & Move; & Choreograph the Song & Put it all together.

CLASS TAKEAWAYS:  Master Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Learn How to Sing while Dancing; Connect with the Text; Build Confidence in Performing; & Project the Voice with Clarity while Moving.

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water; and snack.

REQUIREMENT: Music to be prepared in advance before the workshop.

FEES: $50

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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CHORAL WORKSHOP  

FOCUS: Sing Choral Music with Clarity

Vocal Technique for Choirs

Sun, Nov 24, 2019: 4:00-7:30 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY:

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

Choral Workshops are designed for choral groups interested in working on their vocal technique. The session runs for 3 hours. Students will work on diaphragmatic breathing; vocal projection, and diction. Choirs must prepare 1 piece they would like coaching on. Chorus director must send in the music in advance as a PDF. Choruses must sign up for coaching, and chorus director must be present. Each Chorus will be coached for not more than 20 minutes. There is a total of 4 coaching slots. Each choir is to bring their own accompanist.

WORKSHOP MODULES:  Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Projection; Clean Up Diction; Work on Prepared Piece; & Put it all together.

CLASS TAKEAWAYS:  Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Grasp Vocal Projection Technique; Improve Diction; Connect with the Audience via the text; & Build Confidence.

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water; and brown bag dinner.

REQUIREMENT: Music to be prepared in advance before the workshop.

FEES: $100

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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BOLLYWOOD SINGERS WORKSHOP

FOCUS: Learn to Sing with Ease and Increase your Vocal Range

Vocal Technique for Emerging / Professional Artists

Mon, Nov 25, 2019: 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

This workshop is for BOLLYWOOD Back-Up singers. Students will work on both Western and Indian vocal technique to include Western and Indian scales; diaphragmatic breathing; vocal range increase; and vocal projection. Female students will work on Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh from Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai, and Male students will work on Jee Le Zaraa from Talaash.

WORKSHOP MODULES: Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Range Increase; Vocal Projection; & Work on Song.

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Grasp Vocal Projection Technique; Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Sing Bollywood music using Technique learnt; Build Confidence in Performing; & Learn NOT to sing from the Throat.

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water; and a dry lunch and snack.

REQUIREMENT: Music to be prepared in advance before the workshop.

FEES: $70

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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WESTERN CLASSICAL SINGERS WORKSHOP: Part 1

FOCUS: Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing & Sing with the Lowered Larynx

Vocal Technique for the Beginner-Emerging-Professional Artist

Mon, Nov 25, 2019:  3:00-6:00 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

As a group, Students will work on diaphragmatic breathing, and lower larynx singing with the use of relaxing, breathing and vocal exercises. Students are expected to bring in one piece to be coached 1-on-1 with Deirdre. There is a total of 8 slots. Each student will coach for not more than 15 minutes. Students must bring in their own accompanist. In addition they must have a copy of the sheet music for themselves, their accompanist, and for Deirdre. Pieces to be performed from memory. Even though there only 6 slots, students are welcome to observe and stay from beginning to end. Students wishing to be coached must sign up in advance. Slots are on a first come first serve basis.

WORKSHOP MODULES:  Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Lower Larynx Technique; & Students work on their song.

CLASS TAKEAWAYS:  Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Learn How to Sing with a Lowered Larynx & Learn NOT to sing from the Throat

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water; and snack.

REQUIREMENT: Music to be prepared in advance before the workshop.

FEES: $70

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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WESTERN CLASSICAL SINGERS WORKSHOP: Part 2

FOCUS: Singing with Lowered Larynx; Vocal Projection & Diaphragmatic Breathing

Vocal Technique for the Beginner-Emerging-Professional Artist

Tues, Nov 26, 2019:  2:00-5:30 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

As a group, Students will work on diaphragmatic breathing, lower larynx singing, and vocal projection with the use of relaxing, breathing and vocal exercises. Students are expected to bring in one piece to be coached 1-on-1 with Deirdre. There is a total of 8 slots. Each student will coach for not more than 15 minutes. Students must bring in their own accompanist. In addition they must have a copy of the sheet music for themselves, their accompanist, and for Deirdre. Pieces to be performed from memory. Even though there only 6 slots, students are welcome to observe and stay from beginning to end. Students wishing to be coached must sign up in advance. Slots are on a first come first serve basis.

WORKSHOP MODULES:  Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing; Vocal Projection; Lower Larynx Technique; & Students work on their song.

CLASS TAKEAWAYS:  Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Grasp Vocal Projection Technique; Learn How to Sing with a Lowered Larynx & Learn NOT to sing from the Throat

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water; and snack.

REQUIREMENT: Music to be prepared in advance before the workshop.

FEES: $70

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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ROCK & POP SINGERS WORKSHOP

FOCUS: Learn to Sing with Ease and Increase your Vocal Range

Vocal Technique for Emerging / Professional Artists

Tues, Nov 26, 2019: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

NORTH MUMBAI LOCATION ONLY

Grande Palladium, Podium Level, 175 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400098. INDIA

 

Students will work on vocal technique as a group and concentrate on correct breathing, the use of belting, blending the voice, and the effect it has on vocal range increase. Students will also learn how to blend the head and chest registers. Students are expected to bring in one piece to be coached 1-on-1. There is a total of 6 slots. Each student will coach for not more than 15 minutes. Students must bring in their own blue-tooth speaker and karaoke track.  Pieces to be performed from memory.  Even though there only 6 slots, students are welcome to observe and stay from beginning to end. Students wishing to be coached must sign up in advance. Slots are on a first come first serve basis.

WORKSHOP MODULES: Vocal Exercises; Diaphragmatic Breathing;Vocal Range Increase; Vocal Projection; Vocal Blending and the Use of Belting; & Work on a Song of your choice for 15 mins 1-on-1.

CLASS TAKEAWAYS: Grasp Vocal Projection Technique; Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique; Sing your music with Technique learnt; Grasp Skills to Blend the Registers; & Learn NOT to sing from the Throat.

MATERIALS & CLOTHING: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear; bring plenty of water and a snack.

REQUIREMENT: Come prepared with music learnt.

FEES: $70

FEE PAYMENT:  Please go to the Registration page and click the BUY NOW button for the course or workshop you are interested in – Fill out the contact form – Click SEND and that should take you to a PAYPAL site. Please input the USD amount ONLY. If you have trouble you are able to pay in INR at the venue on the first day of class in the case of the FIVE DAY COURSE or a the Workshop.

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ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS in MUMBAI 2019

You can book lessons for 30 or 60 minutes. Technique for singing or speaking; and correcting speech impediments.  Ages 7 Years to Adults. Beginner – Professional Level.

 COACHING STYLE

  • Holistic approach in singing and speaking vocal technique
  • Progressive Vocal technique starting with the basics to more advanced areas
  • Coaching students on specific areas of performance, and tying it in with vocal technique
  • Applying technique to a song or speech
  • Building Confidence, and Developing Self-Expression in students

VOCAL TECHNIQUE & SPECIFIC AREAS OF PERFORMANCE

Focus of each workshop or course is related to a specific genre of music, vocal technique, and an area of performance or an area of speech, and technique geared towards it.

  • Diaphragmatic Breathing & Confidence Building
  • Vocal Projection & Self-Expression
  • Vocal Resonance & Clear Diction
  • Vocal Range Increase & Stage Etiquette
  • Clear Diction, Character Building, & Develop Stage Presence
  • Belting, Blending Vocal Registers & Connect with the Audience
  • Vocal Resonance, Clarity in Sound, and Accent Reduction for Speakers
  • Lower Larynx Vocal Technique & Connect with the Audience
  • The Belting Voice & Posture
  • Blending Vocal Registers & Singing in Belt

TO SET UP TIME SLOTS PLEASE EMAIL OR WHATSAPP PHONE:

Email: deirdrelobo01@gmail.com OR m@deirdre.pw

Whatsapp Phone: (650) 270-9870