Master Class

Master Class

What is a Master Class?

The Master Class is where students perform songs in front of an audience of fellow students, friends and family, in a warm and friendly environment. Whether beginner or advanced, each Student Performer will receive feedback from Vocal Sensei - Carolyn T, on how to improve technique, performance and stage presence.

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Details:

Once a month on Saturdays!
Next class is Saturday September 15, 2018 1:30PM - 3:30PM
The Silver Mill 10 Dawes Rd, Toronto, ON M4C 5A7 (map)

  • Student Performers - $75 each
  • Audience members - $10 each
  • This class is for grownups 18+

Limited Spots Available!

Ready to Sign Up?

  1. Complete registration process
    • registration deadline is Saturday September 8, 2018
  2. Send fee via email money transfer to carolyntband@gmail.com or pay by Visa or MasterCard
  3. IMPORTANT!!! Read confirmation email for preparation/sheet music instructions! (Video Tutorial Below)
  4. See you there!
Due to the number of attendees, payments can no longer accepted at the door.

Master Class Fees

Package# of sessionsRegular PriceSale PriceSavingsBooking Deadline
Energize1x 120min$75$75$0Pay-as-you-go
Essential3x 120min$225$195$304 months
Price Per Person

Scheduled Saturdays 2018:

  • Sept 15, Oct 20, Nov 17 and Dec 8
  • Discount Packages Available when you purchase 3 or more sessions

SPECIAL GUEST!

Each month we invite a talented special guest 🙂

...Stay Tuned!

  • Do I need any experience? Nope.
  • Do I have to be perfect? Heck no!

What to Bring?

  • Sheet music and/or Mp3 player
  • Water
  • Good sense of humour
  • Your voice 😉

The THEME for the next Master Class is:

Strength

  • From now on every Master Class will have a theme.
  • Suggestions are always welcome!

Themes can be interpreted any way that you want when you perform your song. For example ...(Oct 2017 Theme) Storytelling:

  • the word "storytelling" can be in the song or...
  • the song can be a story or...
  • the song reminds you of a story ....etc.

Be creative! Keep it simple 🙂

Solo, Duo or Trio?

Now, if you want, you can connect with fellow students and perform your songs as a duo or trio!

  • Each song performed as a duo or trio counts as one of your two songs whether you sing backups or lead
  • If you want, you may book a private session as a group to practice. If you purchase(d) a package of private one-on-one sessions then you may use one of those sessions toward your group session.
  • Prep rules still apply
  • Keep it simple

Benefits of Master Class:

  • Overcome stage fright
  • Try out new techniques
  • Learn from fellow students
  • Perform in front of an audience
  • Get feedback
  • Improve your skills
  • Perform solo, duo or even trio
  • Learn to sing, unrehearsed, with piano accompaniment
  • Keep it simple
  • Have fun

Find Your True Voice & Conquer Stage Fright

IMPORTANT! How to prep for the Master Class:

  1. Please choose 2x songs you would like to sing.
    1. Song #1 with piano accompaniment (mandatory)
    2. Song#2 with piano accompaniment or karaoke track
    3. Each song can be up to 3.5 min long, maximum
    4. Your first song is for the Feedback Round and if there is enough time, you can sing your second song in the Lightening Round
    5. At least one song must use piano accompaniment
  2. Sheet music and Instrumental tracks
    1. Purchase printed sheet music.
      1. sheet music can be purchased from music stores like Long & McQuades or online at musicnotes.com
      2. print and bring your sheet music.
      3. if you are new to using sheet music/don’t read sheet music then check out my Sheet Music Video Tutorial for further instructions.
    1. Download instrumental track to your phone/mp3 player.
      1. clean instrumental tracks (in your key) can be purchased and downloaded at karaokeversion.com
      2. there is no guaranteed access to wifi so if you want to use the music from a youtube instrumental/karaoke video then you will have to rely on your phone data for internet access
      3. tracks must be instrumental only (no lead singer)
    2. Yes you can play your own instrument with the pianist and/or for your second tune (ie guitar – minimal gear/quick setup).
  1. Lyrics must be memorized!
    1. go to Student Resources for memorization tips and tricks
  • piano accompaniment, PA, Speakers and microphone will be provided
  • songs and microphone technique can be practiced in private sessions
 

General Rules and etiquette:

  • Please be courteous and avoid calling, emailing or pming me at the last min (24hrs). It takes alot of work and logistics to organize classes and workshops, so if you waited till the last min to get organized then I'm sorry but I can't help you. Be sure to read the emailed Vocal Euphoria Appointment confirmation and reminders for further instructions.
  • Arrive 15 min prior to workshop. We will start on time
  • Student performers can bring family or friends as guests. $10 each
  • If you are running late, no need to blow up my phone. Just show up!
  • See Terms for more info

FYI - There will likely be someone shooting photos or video to be added to the website and social media. Students are encouraged to take photos and videos during the class as a learning tool. If you do not want to be in a photo or video please do not register OR come at your own risk.

Any group session can be customized for Corporate Team Building!

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