Belting: Techniques, Problem Solving, Exercises, and Repertoire
Week I June 8: Efficient Belting
How do you start with a beginner who wants to belt but hasn’t? What’s a good way to launch the process with kids and teens or with adults? This session will demonstrate actual lessons with two students online. Q&A at the end.
Week II June 15: Addressing Functional Issues
What happens when a singer arrives with incorrect habits that are interfering with belt vocal function or vocal health? How do you develop new vocal responses using exercises that re-balance function? Volunteer singers will be seen online.
Week III June 22: Working With Repertoire
Each style of music calling for a belt quality has different parameters and each vocalist has to balance personal comfort with stylistic demands. How is that accomplished? Volunteers will work with belt songs during the session online.
Week IV June 30: Crossover — Safely Changing Musical Gears
If you want to keep what you have but add belting, or if you are already a belter but would like to learn to sing in other sound qualities and repertoire, how do you do that? What exercises will get you there and back again? Online volunteers will be taken from the participants.
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDTCost: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, discounted rates are being offered:
For those yet to complete any Somatic Voicework™ Certification: $200