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Alice Parker Hymn Camp – The Front Porch

Alice Parker Hymn Camp! Tuesday May 31- Friday June 3, 2016 2-5pm We are very excited to be offering this 4 afternoon camp through Charlottesville's roots music school, The Front Porch! If you already know you want to register (you totally … [Read more...]

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Singing Workshop – Antigua, Guatemala October 25, 2014

Les espero en sábado el 25 de octubre en Antigua, Guatemala - un taller de cantos, gratis, abiertos a todos. Detalles aquí/Details here sábado, el 25 de octubre 10-11am Monumento a Rafael Landivar 5 calle poniente No … [Read more...]

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Singing Camp – 6 Voice Arrangement

Singers, I'm here at the beach and about to head out to swim. So this will be quick. Today I want you to hear a 6-person semi-professional college a cappella group singing Bruno Mars. - 1 guy soloist - 1 guy beatboxer - 2 gal harmonies - 2 guy … [Read more...]

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Singing Camp – Taking It Back

Hi Singers. Today you have a shorter listening assignment - I want to introduce you to the world of Motown. Now, I'm no expert on music history. But The Temptations are a wonderful, wonderful group from the 60s and I bet you'll recognize this famous … [Read more...]

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Singing Camp – Think of the Same Song Differently

Part of the beauty of arranging a song is the chance to reinvent the song. As we head towards Singing Camp next Tuesday, I want you to start getting creative with how you hear a song and how literal you need to be (or don't need to be) when you … [Read more...]

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Singing Camp – Hit the Replay Button

Hey singers. So, confession, if you don't know this about me already, I really love pop music. I am a slightly obsessive radio listener. I like to play games with myself like, what song do I think the DJ has cued up next for us in his database of the … [Read more...]

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Singing Camp Prep – Beginning to Hear Beyond the Melody Line

  Next week I'm running a singing camp for the first time with some awesome middle school singers - hey you guys! Their singular goal over the course of three mornings is pick a pop song of their choosing, compose their own a cappella … [Read more...]