A summer vocal workshop, running from July 6 to August 16, offers PC students the chance to work with professional vocalists to hone their craft. Virtual student/class performance critiques will be offered from Joani Taylor, known as Canada’s “First Lady of the Jazz Ballad”, Terry Lauber, of the internationally acclaimed rock group “Gabriel,” and Jennifer Ivester, Grammy nominated singer and producer from Seattle.
Music 146-248, which will meet virtually each Thursday from 10:30-11:30 am, will also include the following videos by Olympic Peninsula music professionals:
- “Performing for the Audience.” The Olympic Peninsula’s Dawn Martin shares her hints and insights on her signature specialty, performing for the audience.
- “Music Theory for the Singer.” Peninsula College Professor and director of the summer workshop, Elaine Gardner- Morales, will share her 40 years of experience teaching singing in a series of instructional videos on music theory essentials. Her background includes performing, teaching, composing and administration in college music.
- “Using and Choosing Microphones.”
- “Steps to Producing Your CD.” Al Harris’ background includes being the Director of the Adventures in Music program for the Port Angeles Symphony, teaching, producing, performing and teaching at his own studio in Sequim. He has also taught at Northwest Piano Productions, and received the Canadian Sales and Marketing Award in the category of outstanding commercial soundtrack. Al has been working on the Olympic Peninsula for many years and is currently an accompanist at Peninsula College.
At the end of the course each student will be presented with a professionally produced MP3 for a final performance on August 17, produced and directed by Al Harris and Elaine Gardner-Morales.
For more information contact Elaine Gardner-Morales at firstname.lastname@example.org.