Private Voice Lessons
Generally, the lesson is started with unique vocal exercises, breath work and relaxation techniques. Kim’s technique is based on the idea that the voice is an instrument of the body: If we are holding physical tension, we are likely to be holding vocal tension. She incorporates ideas stemming from Alexander Technique, Kristin Linklater, Estill, Bel Canto, Patsy Rodenburgh, Yoga Techniques and Feldenkrais in conjunction with her own methods. The exercises are designed specifically for each student to help release tension and to discover and strengthen the voice through that release.
From there, we will explore the different shades that help to identify the several different styles of vocal performance: CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL THEATRE, STANDARD MUSICAL THEATRE, POP, ROCK, COUNTRY, JAZZ, R&B, CLASSICAL… and the list goes on.
As the lesson progresses, we will apply this work to a piece of music. Kim has a full, diverse library and is adept at helping students find unique repertoire, exploring correct keys and customizing cuts for audition purposes. She is also able to transcribe music and create arrangements for students at an additional cost. Kim’s goal as a teacher is to help each student discover and maintain a healthy and unique instrument, feel confident in each presentation of their gifts and to truly enjoy the art of singing.
THE GOLD STANDARD
A one hour lesson starting with breath and body work and continuing on to vocal technique. Exercises are specifically crafted to build on each individuals needs. From there we will work on repertoire: either polishing a piece from your book, discovering new material, creating the perfect 16 bar cut or arranging your material to help you to truly shine! Book now.
THE HALF – MONTY
A 30 minute work session. Generally we would focus either completely on technique or completely on repertoire in these sessions. Book now.
The emergency call! 15 minute express service. Perfect for a quick brush up before a callback or audition.
THE DOUBLE DIPPER
A one hour lesson for two people! Great for saving some dough in this challenging economy. Team up with a friend and do joint warmups for 20 minutes and then spend the remaining time working on material for 20 mins each.
THE VOCAL SPA
A full hour and a half of True Vocal Luxury. This Lesson starts with 20 minutes of breath and body work. From there we can either do a full 40 minute warm up followed by 30 minutes of repertoire work. OR do a 20 minute warm up followed by one full hour of repertoire work. AHHHH! Book now.
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Kim’s goal as a teacher is to help each student discover and maintain a healthy and unique instrument, feel confident in each presentation of their gifts and to truly enjoy the art of singing.
Kim is available for Consulting Services for your Production or Recording Artist. Please Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs and come up with a package.
The Broadway Warm-Up Workshop:
The Broadway Warm-Up is currently teaching workshops for schools and groups. Contact email@example.com to find out how we can create a truly unique learning experience for you and your group.
Vocal Performance Workshop:
-EXPLORE YOUR CREATIVITY AS AN ARTIST
-BUILD YOUR REPERTOIRE ADD NEW LIFE TO OLD MATERIAL
-REFINE YOUR AUDITION TECHNIQUE
-COMMUNICATE MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH YOUR ACCOMPANIST
This is a 4-hour workshop geared toward opening you up creatively as an artist and honing your audition skills.
The class begins with group exercises focused on opening your creativity and exploring new techniques to keep your artistry alive. Once we’ve gotten the creative juices flowing, we will dig in and focus on refining a piece for audition purposes. Each participant will have the opportunity to bring up a song that they are familiar with. After a run through of the song, they will receive exercises and/or feedback and will have the chance to run through the song a few more times exploring these new ideas. Some aspects of performance we may focus on are interpretation of the song, how you are communicating with your accompanist, finding the perfect sixteen bar cut, exploring the physical life of the song to name a few.
This workshop is ideal for the experienced vocalist looking to bring their audition and performance to the next level.
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Vocal Technique Workshop:
-FEEL THE FREEDOM OF A RELEASED INSTRUMENT
-CONNECT TO A VOICE THAT RESPONDS TO YOUR EMOTIONAL IMPULSES
-MAINTAIN A HEALTHY AND VERSATILE INSTRUMENT THAT AMPLIFIES THE UNIQUE YOU
This is a 3 hour class geared towards introducing and reinforcing solid vocal techniques intended to build and maintain a healthy, versatile and free instrument through breath work, alignment technique, physical exploration and vocal exercises. Participants will discover methods to release their natural instrument and develop a strong, flexible and healthy voice.
Techniques explored in this class are beneficial to both the seasoned performer seeking a solid warm-up to use before auditions/performance and new comers interested in exploring the full potential of their voice as a tool of communication.
This workshop starts with a group warm up utilizing the afore mentioned techniques which is followed by participants getting individual instruction on either a 16 bar cut of a song or a 30 second cut of a monologue.
*GREAT FOR BOTH ACTORS AND SINGERS LOOKING TO BUILD THEIR VOICE
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