Intro to Jazz Singing (Ages 13-18) SESSION I
Jul
16
to Jul 20

Intro to Jazz Singing (Ages 13-18) SESSION I

Intro to Jazz Singing

Wondering what is so great about jazz? Come join this exciting introduction to jazz singing class for ages 13 - 18. Designed to increase confidence and encourage personal expression, this group class teaches students of all ability levels proper vocal technique, jazz repertoire and performance skills. Singers will learn about great masters of jazz, like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, how to interpret the rich American songbook and jazz standards. A final class performance will feature the singers’ work.

The class will be taught by jazz singer and songwriter, Ashley Daneman. Ms. Daneman has a Master of Music degree in vocal jazz performance from Manhattan School of Music and has been teaching privately for over 10 years. She is also a professional singer and performing artist.

Benefits:

  • Improve your singing voice

  • Learn well-loved songs that make up the roots of musical theater, blues and jazz

  • Grow in self-expression and storytelling in a relaxed and encouraging environment

  • Practice creativity, improvisation and brainstorming

  • Work on critical thinking, critical listening and memorization

  • Practice taking risks, and offering/receiving constructive feedback

  • Meet new friends who share your interests

  • An awesome sense of accomplishment!

 

Session I: Monday, July 16th - Friday, July 20th; 10:00am - 12:00pm

Ages: 13 - 18* (enrollment limited to 8 students)

Tuition:  $100**

Location:  Kalamazoo Piano Company, 310 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

 

*Other ages may be considered based on ability.

**Partial need-based scholarship may be offered to those who arrange an audition for consideration.

Register here: https://jazzandcreativeinstitute.as.me/?appointmentType=6421288

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Intro to Songwriting (Ages 13-18) SESSION I
Jul
16
to Jul 20

Intro to Songwriting (Ages 13-18) SESSION I

Intro to Songwriting

Like to make up your own melodies or write poetry? Whether you play an instrument or not, come join this class made for beginning songwriters ages 13 - 18. Designed to increase confidence and encourage personal expression, this group class teaches students of all ability levels proper vocal technique, songwriting and performance skills. Students will learn about great masters of songwriting, like Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, how to craft artistic and meaningful songs. A final class performance will feature the songwriters’ work. Bring your instrument if you play one, but it is not required.

The class will be taught by jazz singer and songwriter, Ashley Daneman. Ms. Daneman has a Master of Music degree in vocal jazz performance from Manhattan School of Music and has been teaching privately for over 10 years. She is also a professional singer/songwriter and performing artist.

 

Benefits:

  • Improve your singing voice

  • Learn the basics of songwriting; melody, lyrics and harmony

  • Grow in self-expression and storytelling in a relaxed and encouraging environment

  • Practice creativity, improvisation and brainstorming

  • Work on critical thinking, critical listening and memorization

  • Practice taking risks, and offering/receiving constructive feedback

  • Meet new friends who share your interests

  • An awesome sense of accomplishment!

 

Session I: Monday, July 16th - Friday, July 20th; 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Ages: 13 - 18* (enrollment limited to 8 students)

Tuition:  $100**

Location:  Kalamazoo Piano Company, 310 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

 

*Other ages may be considered based on ability.

**Partial need-based scholarship may be offered to those who arrange an audition for consideration.

 

Register here:

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Intro to Songwriting (Ages 13-18) SESSION II
Jul
30
to Aug 3

Intro to Songwriting (Ages 13-18) SESSION II

Intro to Songwriting

Like to make up your own melodies or write poetry? Whether you play an instrument or not, come join this class made for beginning songwriters ages 13 - 18. Designed to increase confidence and encourage personal expression, this group class teaches students of all ability levels proper vocal technique, songwriting and performance skills. Students will learn about great masters of songwriting, like Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, how to craft artistic and meaningful songs. A final class performance will feature the songwriters’ work. Bring your instrument if you play one, but it is not required.

The class will be taught by jazz singer and songwriter, Ashley Daneman. Ms. Daneman has a Master of Music degree in vocal jazz performance from Manhattan School of Music and has been teaching privately for over 10 years. She is also a professional singer/songwriter and performing artist.

 

Benefits:

  • Improve your singing voice

  • Learn the basics of songwriting; melody, lyrics and harmony

  • Grow in self-expression and storytelling in a relaxed and encouraging environment

  • Practice creativity, improvisation and brainstorming

  • Work on critical thinking, critical listening and memorization

  • Practice taking risks, and offering/receiving constructive feedback

  • Meet new friends who share your interests

  • An awesome sense of accomplishment!

 

Session II: Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3; 10:00am - 12:00pm

Ages: 13 - 18* (enrollment limited to 8 students)

Tuition:  $100**

Location:  Kalamazoo Piano Company, 310 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

 

*Other ages may be considered based on ability.

**Partial need-based scholarship may be offered to those who arrange an audition for consideration.

 

Register here: https://jazzandcreativeinstitute.as.me/?appointmentType=6421375

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Intro to Jazz Singing (Ages 13-18) SESSION II
Jul
30
to Aug 3

Intro to Jazz Singing (Ages 13-18) SESSION II

Intro to Jazz Singing

Wondering what is so great about jazz? Come join this exciting introduction to jazz singing class for ages 13 - 18. Designed to increase confidence and encourage personal expression, this group class teaches students of all ability levels proper vocal technique, jazz repertoire and performance skills. Singers will learn about great masters of jazz, like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, how to interpret the rich American songbook and jazz standards. A final class performance will feature the singers’ work.

The class will be taught by jazz singer and songwriter, Ashley Daneman. Ms. Daneman has a Master of Music degree in vocal jazz performance from Manhattan School of Music and has been teaching privately for over 10 years. She is also a professional singer and performing artist.

Benefits:

  • Improve your singing voice

  • Learn well-loved songs that make up the roots of musical theater, blues and jazz

  • Grow in self-expression and storytelling in a relaxed and encouraging environment

  • Practice creativity, improvisation and brainstorming

  • Work on critical thinking, critical listening and memorization

  • Practice taking risks, and offering/receiving constructive feedback

  • Meet new friends who share your interests

  • An awesome sense of accomplishment!

 

Session II: Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3; 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages: 13 - 18* (enrollment limited to 8 students)

Tuition:  $100**

Location:  Kalamazoo Piano Company, 310 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

 

*Other ages may be considered based on ability.

**Partial need-based scholarship may be offered to those who arrange an audition for consideration.

Register here: https://jazzandcreativeinstitute.as.me/?appointmentType=6421353

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