NextStage Classes and Workshops

 

THE EMBODIED VOICE: TIPS FOR VOCAL FREEDOM

Delight in the sound of your voice as it learns to connect to impulse and resonates freely through your whole self. Feel your vocal power that comes with efficient breathing and grounded skeletal support. Learn a system of voice awareness employing Feldenkrais, Linklater and work that will help free your sound from the constraints developed from years of use and abuse. (Bring a yoga mat.)

Wednesday April 18-May 23

1:00-2:30pm

SCO Market St. Santa Cruz, CA

Instructor: Song Nelson CFT, MFA

Cost: $108.00 (Early Bird $98.00 if registered by April 6)

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Bio: Song is a dancer, choreographer, performing artist and teacher. She has taught in universities, colleges, elementary schools and to individuals with and without physical challenges. Specializing in voice and movement education in the performing arts, Song’s unique teaching cultivates presence, spontaneity and embodied creative process.


SHOW CHOIR WITH POP AND BLEND

Put the “show” in your choir with great choral sound, “choral-ography” and FUN! Recreate the moves and sounds of the groups like the Temptations, the Supremes and the Marvelettes. All levels and abilities are welcome in this class. 

Thursdays April 19-May 24

1:00-2:30pm

Soquel Congregational Church West Building

Instructor: Suzanne Duval

Cost: $108.00 (Early Bird $98.00 if registered by April 6)

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Bio: Suzanne Duval, MFA, has over 20 years experience teaching voice in Santa Cruz. She has performed with Santa Cruz and Bay Area choirs, with Cabrillo Stage, Opera San Jose, and many other diverse musical ensembles. Her passion is using movement, imagery, and full body engagement to enhance healthy singing technique.