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Saturday, April 8
 

9:00am

How to Sing in All Styles
Unlock all the mysteries of the singing voice in this class, one of the most popular classes on the CASA circuit. This class is designed to teach anyone and everyone to sing in any style. We will demystify the belt voice in this class, so if you have ever had a “break” or “crack” in your voice you want to conquer, you will learn to do it here.

Instructors
avatar for Erin Hackel

Erin Hackel

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Denver
Dr. Erin Hackel is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, Denver. She received her Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance from James Madison University, a Masters in Opera from Binghamton University and a Doctorate in Voice Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is an active performer with Central City Opera’s Outreach Ensemble, and has been a featured soloist in many Colorado vocal ensembles... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Anderson 206 200 College Avenue Medford, MA 02155

1:30pm

Everybody Wants To Sing The Bass
Everybody wants to sing the bass! Being a successful bass vocalist in a contemporary a cappella group requires many skills and knowledge sets. Through active performance and listening exercises, Evan Sanders from Accent will address tone quality, groove and attack, blend, harmony and function, style mimicry, critical listening. All skill levels AND voice ranges welcome; even if you're not a bass, you can learn something to help the bass in your group.

Instructors
avatar for Evan Sanders

Evan Sanders

Evan Sanders graduated from Boston University with a degree in psychology and a minor in music. After years of performing in instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles, he eventually secured a faculty appointment at BU and spent 6 years directing jazz groups. In his native Cleveland, Evan has composed, arranged, and directed music for children's theatre and performed in various community ensembles. He is a member of the a cappella sextet Accent, which... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Anderson 208 200 College Avenue Medford, MA 02155

2:30pm

How To Not Ruin Your Voice In College A Cappella
Why does my voice get hoarse? How does alcohol actually affect my singing? Does "Throat Coat" really work?? How (Not) To Ruin You Voice in College will explore numerous vocal health strategies specific to the collegiate singer, including commonly experienced pathologies, where and how they're encountered, and opportunities for their prevention and/or rehabilitation. Practical applications for individuals and groups within rehearsal and performance settings will be emphasized.

Instructors
avatar for Dr. DeMar Austin Neal, IV

Dr. DeMar Austin Neal, IV

Instructor of Music, Wake Technical Community College
DeMar Austin Neal IV is a critically-acclaimed performer, educator, researcher, arranger, stage director, and conductor currently based in Raleigh, North Carolina. DeMar enjoys a diverse performance career, with regular engagements in opera, operetta, music theater, concert, and choral organizations across the United States and abroad. He has performed as a soloist with the North Carolina Opera, Greenville Light Opera Works, the Prizery, the... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Anderson 206 200 College Avenue Medford, MA 02155
 
Sunday, April 9
 

10:00am

Solo Coaching Sessions
Apply for a solo coaching session by March 31, 2017.

Instructors
avatar for Erin Hackel

Erin Hackel

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Denver
Dr. Erin Hackel is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, Denver. She received her Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance from James Madison University, a Masters in Opera from Binghamton University and a Doctorate in Voice Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is an active performer with Central City Opera’s Outreach Ensemble, and has been a featured soloist in many Colorado vocal ensembles... Read More →


Sunday April 9, 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm
Pearson 104 62 Talbot Avenue Somerville, MA 02144