Sing jazz 2

Course Dates: 22/04/21 - 01/07/21
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Online
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For singers who have completed Sing jazz 1, and newcomers who have equivalent experience of singing in the jazz idiom. Develop your jazz conception, solo performance and expand your repertoire in these online sessions.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00

Course Code: MF650

Thu, eve, 22 Apr - 01 Jul '21

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

Any questions? music@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2630

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

Develop a strong, supported singing voice. Gain confidence in performance as a soloist and in a group. Expand your jazz repertoire, and develop music skills learned in Sing jazz 1. Enjoy learning and singing in a group. This term's repertoire will include "Let's fall in love", "Old devil moon", "Misty", "My romance", "Autumn leaves" and "Equinox".

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?

- Exploring the jazz repertoire and learning new songs
- Exploring the full range of your voice
- Understanding and expressing lyrics
- Study of rhythm in order to keep tempo steady and phrasing interesting
- Studying arrangements and harmony within the songs.

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

- show that you have extended your vocal range and flexibility, expertise and confidence
- show that you have learned the value of listening and singing as a way of life
- use new repertoire and explore new areas of music
- know what and how to practise
- perform solo and respond to feedback.

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

You should be familiar with the jazz idiom, and will have completed Sing jazz 1 or have had six months or more of similar tuition. You will need to follow written and verbal instructions in English and engage in class discussions.

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

Warm-ups, breathing exercises, technical vocal exercises, learning and sharing songs. Singing simultaneously and solo presentation. Listening, giving and receiving constructive criticism. You will learn how to maintain songs in performance; choosing the song; song arrangement, counting and song interpretation.

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

Music materials will be available in the google classroom.

You may wish to support your learning through a focus on reading, writing and hearing music and musical patterns. For more details about musicianship and music theory please visit our blog: Musicianship and music theory at City lit which lists our full sequence of musicianship and music theory classes.

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

Sing jazz 3
At any level, Jazz vocal improvisation is a useful specialist course for those who wish to develop their creative skills further.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.