Workshops

 
  • Intro to Estill:  July 27
  • Edmonton Trumpet Workshop: Aug 25 & 26
  • MacEwan Conservatory Big Band: Sep 11 – May 7
  • Songwriting I: Sept 12 to Dec 12
  • Belting Workshop:  Sept 16
  • Adult Beginner Folk Harp Class: Sept 19 to Nov 7

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Intro to Estill Voice Work

In this Introduction to Estill Voice Work, participants will learn what recent voice science and anatomy has to teach vocalists about their voice and singing.  Learn quick and practical tools to improve your voice.  Understand the anatomical reasoning behind commonly used images and metaphors used by voice teachers, choir directors, and acting coaches.  This course will cover the 13 figures of voice control and how they mix to create 6 basic qualities of the voice: speech, sob, falsetto, twang, opera and belt. Students will have the opportunity to explore the different sounds the voice can make.

Instructor: Ron Long
Dates: Friday July 27th

Times: 10am to 4:30 pm (half hour lunch break)
Tuition: $100
Alberta College Campus
To register call 780-633-3725 

 

Edmonton Trumpet Workshop

Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26 2018
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For intermediate to advanced level players looking to advance their technique, learn new practice methods and study techniques. Apply your learning in masterclasses and ensembles.

Instructor: Robin Doyon

Muttart Hall, Alberta College Campus

Tuition: $125

To register call 780-633-3725

 

MacEwan Conservatory Big Band

For an exceptional educational and performance opportunity, join the MacEwan Conservatory Big Band! Participants will have the opportunity to play various styles of jazz music in a big band setting, and perform in several concerts throughout the year. Participants will need to audition to join the band, contact the Conservatory Office at 780-633-3725 for more information.

Instructor: Jeff Bryant

Tuesday, Sep 11 – May 7
7:30 – 9:30 pm
(no class Dec 11 – Jan 1)
Concert dates: TBA

Cost: $345

Location: Alberta College Campus

Call 780-633-3725 to register

A limited number of positions are available. Interested participants must call 780-633-3725 for further information prior to registering.

You may also be interested in the Summer Jazz Workshop or the Summer Jazz Band Director Workshop

 

Songwriting I

Discover new approaches to writing your own original songs. In this 12-week course, participants will create songs by exploring different musical and lyrical techniques, examining various songs and styles, and discussing basic music theory, song structures and creative concepts. Students will also have the opportunity to share their original pieces with the class and discuss their compositions in a friendly, respectful setting. Instructor: Robert Walsh

Wed, Sep 12 – Dec 12
7:00 – 8:30 pm
(no class Oct 31, Nov 7)

Tuition: $360

Location: Alberta College Campus

Call 780-633-3725 to register

 

Belting Workshop

This vocal belting workshop will cover the basic anatomy, physiology and sensations of belting. The first half of the workshop will introduce you to specific exercises which will help you develop your belt voice. In the second half, all participants will be given a chance to sing and be provided with pointers and feedback geared specifically to you. Students are required to bring their own sheet music for the latter portion of the workshop. Most songs can be found on musicnotes.com.

Instructor: Ron Long

Fall: Sunday, September 16, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Performers: $50, Auditors: $20
Alberta College Campus
To register call 780-633-3725

 

Adult Beginner Folk Harp Class

Learn a solid foundation and receive personalized one-on-one instruction in this beginner harp class.

6 weeks of group classes plus 2-private 30 minute lessons (7 hours total)
Fall dates: September 19 to November 7, 2018
Wednesday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
$250.00
Instructor: Keri Lynn Zwicker

Must have playable harp verified by the instructor. Rental options are available which will be additional cost. Contact us at conservatory@macewan.ca for more details.
To register call 780-633-3725