How to Study Coloratura
Instructor: Dr. Julia Nielsen
When: Monday, April 1, 2019 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Dr. Nielsen’s Studio, San Francisco, CA
Fee: $60 early registration (prepaid by March 25), $70 regular registration (at the door or after March 25)
Participants: This workshop is open to singers of all genres interested in the topic being addressed. However, it is geared towards classical singers.
Description: This seminar will explore:
- The agility skills every singer should acquire, regardless of voice fach
- Common technical challenges in approaching coloratura, and how they can be overcome
- 15 types of agility exercises used by great singers, past and present
- A specific process for learning a new melisma or cadenza
In addition, three singer volunteers will work on on coloratura passages of their choice with Julia.
Singers will receive a coloratura guide filled with dozens of examples of agility exercises, and will also develop a short, personalized vocal agility “workout” to perform regularly as part of their vocalizing routine.
Registration: Please contact Dr. Julia Nielsen to reserve a spot.