Available in several payment plans and participation plans:
What is Vocal jazz Summer Workshop? One intense, fun week covering all aspects of singing vocal jazz: solo & group singing, improvisation, songwriting and jazz theory. All ages and levels welcome. Includes daily teacher's session.
The Vocal Jazz OnlineTM Vocal Jazz Summer Workshop features:
Online Live Coaching via Zoom (not pre-recorded sessions or taped instruction!)
Daily activities available for a lifetime in video modules and downloadable worksheets
Award winning faculty
Culmination of daily work with a rhythm section
Theory, jazz vocal ear training and improvisation instruction begins with the basics but activities and lessons are designed so each person can move at their own pace
Everyone will solo
Daily listening and analysis sessions
Daily noon-time guest lecturer joins via webinar
Educators’ session will focus on coaching solo and group vocal jazz ensembles with a rhythm section, repertoire selections, performance aesthetics, choosing microphones and use of sound reinforcement equipment
Evening concert at end of week for all participants (location tba)
In-person attendees and daily virtual sessions (webinar) attendees have lifetime access to workshop training videos and archived class sessions.
Come and enjoy a week of learning new vocal jazz skills, or adding to your vocal jazz repertoire. The atmosphere is relaxed and non-competitive, but intense! Meet jazz lovers and make new music friends. Instruction is given in large and small group sectionals and some one-on-one sessions.
Fee is just $387 for the week and includes materials. Enrollment for the class is limited and on a first-come-first served basis.
All ages and levels welcome from beginner to advanced; participants are placed in groups according to their level of musical experience. All materials will be sent in advance of camp.
10 Building your Jazz Ear: Listening & Analysis - Curated listening of Jazz Recordings
10:30 Jazz Repertoire Sight-Reading Session
11 - Special Topics* (see schedule below)
12 Guest Lecturer Webinar: Transform your Voice/Maximize Your Income w/Lauren Kinhan, Will Smith, Lenora Helm Hammonds, Trineice Robinson-Martin, Kerry Marsh
The Transform Your Voice/Maximize Your Income webinars are covering topics like: Songwriting & Composition, Arranging & Song Licensing; Hassle Free Performances/Getting Gigs; Marketing & Social Media; all in teaching sessions with Live Q&A (not canned pre-recorded webinars)
1:00 Webinar Q&A
2:00 Jazz Vocal Ear Training or Jazz Theory
3:00 Small Group Coaching/Masterclass
4:00 - 4:45 - Breakout rooms of individual lessons, songwriting or vocal arranging coaching with Vocal Jazz Summer Camp Workshop faculty
4:45 Reconvene for Group Q&A/Wrap-Up
Mon - Writing Awesome Vocal Lead Sheets (Teacher Track/Migrating your chorus to vocal jazz)
Tues - Choosing Repertoire and Paying for Arrangements. (Teacher Track/Choosing the best Vocal Jazz charts for your ensemble or chorus.
Wed - Awesome vocal jazz warmups and vocal health.
Thur - Interpreting lyrics in Jazz repertoire and Working in Rubato tempos.
Fri - Singing Hybrid Genres within Jazz repertoire.