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Prelude: Singer/Actor Performance Lab

Saturday, September 17, 2016 @ 2:00 PM (CDT) - Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 5:00 PM (CST)
Ages 14-19 · Co-Ed
MacPhail Center for Music - Mpls 501 South 2nd Street MinneapolisMN  55401
Saturday, September 17, 2016 @ 2:00 PM (CDT) - Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 5:00 PM (CST)
Ages 14-19 · Co-Ed
MacPhail Center for Music - Mpls 501 South 2nd Street MinneapolisMN  55401

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Prelude: Singer/Actor Performance Lab

Sep 17 - Jan 21 (Saturday)

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 14-19 · Co-Ed

MacPhail Center for Music - Mpls

Meeting Dates

From Sep 17, 2016 to Jan 21, 2017

Each Saturday from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Except the following dates:

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016

About This Activity

Description

We're sorry, but Internet registration is not allowed for this Course.

Are you a highly motivated singer? The Prelude Program is a year-long program (September-May) for singers who seek an environment where they can experiment and discover new possibilities as a performing artist. The program includes private coaching, theory, sight-singing, vocal ensemble and performance lab training in movement and gestures. More information about Prelude can be found at macphail.org

PRELUDE PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Vocal Arts

- Warm-ups, vowel formation, application of the breath, endurance, range building, resonance, language

- Healthy production free of muscular tensions

- Building of Solo Repertoire

- Private coaching with collaborative pianist

- Theory, sight-singing

PRELUDE ELEMENTS

- Portfolio Building

- Performance

- Master Classes

- Outside Events

- Goal Setting

- Whole musician awareness training

- Vocal Ensemble

- Ensemble Repertoire chosen from Renaissance to Musical Theater to Opera to Jazz

- Emphasis on a cappella repertoire, enforcing ear training

- Sight-singing, theory, rhythmic and interpretive skills continue, to complement work done in Vocal Arts Performance Lab

- Acting and Movement for Singers

- Addresses unique challenges of singer actors: extension of time, music without words, complexity of multi-tasking

- Step-by-step approach works with gesture, face, focus, body, addresses tension, through structured play/self discovery

- Techniques apply to solo repertoire introduced in Vocal Arts with the addition of scenes taken from Opera and Musical Theater

Application and audition required. The first set of auditions for 2016-2017 school year will be held in June and the second set will take place in August. Application does not guarantee admission to the program. For information and/or an application please email Manon Gimlett, Prelude Director at gimlett.manon@macphail.org.



Skills

Voice

Location

Prelude meets in Rooms 125, 126 and 127.

Instructor

Manon Gimlett

Organizer Info

  • MacPhail Center for Music

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