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Vocal Workshop Series with Meredith Colby Saturday, September 21

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Vocal Workshop Series with Meredith Colby

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Price: $175
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

This class runs on Saturdays, September 21 – October 26 (NO CLASS OCTOBER 5 & 12) with an option to purchase 2 Master Classes on November 2 & 9.  All times are 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Voice Magic: Upgrade Your Voice Using Brain Science

Ever thought of taking voice lessons, but didn’t?  Ever take voice lessons but didn’t get what you wanted?  Ever wondered if you could improve your speaking or singing voice?  If you’ve ever considered improving your voice, consider this class!

Neuro-Vocal Method is the ground-breaking new idea in voice training. It exploits the way you’re wired, and the way you do things naturally, to create organic improvements in both the singing and speaking voice.

The Voice Magic class is a golden opportunity if you’ve ever wanted to work on your:

* Singing

* Speaking & presentation skills

* Executive presence

* Vocal health

Taught by Meredith Colby, author of Money Notes: How to Sing High, Loud, Healthy and Forever, this six hour series will change the way you think about your voice, and improve the way you speak and sing.

Topics covered:

* What’s a voice and how does it work?

* What’s a vocal “break” and how to defeat it

* The neuroscience of singing (for beginners)

* How hidden habits control your voice

* How your voice responds to internal and external environmental factors

* How to get the most from your singing or speaking for the least work

* How to use your own sixth sense to improve your singing and speaking

* Targeting singing challenges

The last two weeks the class meets will be devoted to masterclasses. These are wonderful learning opportunities for singers of all levels and styles. In a masterclass, volunteers from the class perform for the group and accept coaching from the instructor.

Participants receive a free copy of Money Notes: How to Sing High, Loud, Healthy, and Forever


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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.

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