Sing Broadway

Course Dates: 10/08/20 - 20/08/20
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
Tutors:
Richard Hartley Wilson

Learn to perform favourite songs from popular Broadway shows, from standard classics to modern musicals. Gain confidence in performing and enjoy singing solo with accompanitment tracks provided. There are five sessions spread over two weeks as follows: Monday 10th, Wednesday 12th, Friday 14th August in the first week, then Tuesday 18th and Thursday 20th August in the following week. All sessions take place online from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. (Please email a copy of your own choice music, including BPM and instructions, to the music department for the accompanist two weeks in advance).

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

This course will cover a range of solo songs from popular Broadway shows, in a variety of styles. If you have a particular song you have started learning, or would like to learn, please bring this to the course. You will also learn new songs chosen by the tutor. (Please email a copy of your own choice music, including BPM and instructions, to the music department for the accompanist ideally two weeks in advance).

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

- Major songs from popular shows.
- How to sing with feeling for the style of the song and understanding of its place in the show.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Perform a Broadway show tune (solo, and in a group) with confidence and in character.
- Sing along with harmony parts.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

From beginner to advanced, the course is open to anyone interested in singing and performing show songs. You need to be able to sing in tune and in time, to follow a conductor, and to follow instructions in English.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

- Each class will start with a physical and vocal warm up.
- You will learn through singing along with the tutor as well as solo, with feedback from the tutor.
- You will need to be able to do some practice between the sessions.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please prepare up to 2 songs max. If you can find your own backing tracks these will be acceptable, otherwise please submit your choices along with sheet music and instructions for tempo, key, repeats etc. two weeks in advance to give the accompanists time to prepare your recordings. The tutor will supply music for any other songs. Please have a notebook and pencil plus a folder for your music.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

We offer choral singing throughout the year Choral singing for pleasure and Choir at lunchtime (multiple dates available, please check carefully before you book).
If you are interested in joining a solo singing class or vocal technique class please href="mailto:music@citylit.ac.uk?Subject=Vocal courses enquiry" target="_top">contact the music office for advice or read our blog on Choosing a singing class at City Lit.

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I chose to do this course after two terms of 'Sing with Confidence'. It was absolutely brilliant. Hard work, instructive, absolutely amazing tutor and fantastic feedback for each and every student - and SO much fun. I simply loved it and can't wait for next year's course.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 11/08/2019)
If you want a joyous few summer hours, working fast, singing your heart out and being pushed to date to sing out then this is the course for you
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Review by CMF / (Posted on 02/08/2019)
A marvellous learning experience and very enjoyable. The tutor helps all abilities and makes you feel good while raising your standards
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Review by Saul Lanyado / (Posted on 02/08/2019)
You will love this and learn so much in a fun, and supportive, environment.
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Review by Elaine / (Posted on 02/08/2019)
A thoroughly enjoyable course. I laughed, got emotional, was challenged, found new skills. The tutor's knowledge, technique and engagement are second to none,
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Review by Koyff / (Posted on 02/08/2019)
A fun week, with great repertoire, a fantastic leader and a supportive class.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 02/08/2019)
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Course Code: MF931

Full Mon-Fri, eve, 10 Aug - 20 Aug '20

Duration: 5 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Full fee: £149.00
Senior fee: £149.00
Concession: £91.00

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