Kursprogramm für das Harmony College, Quartett-College und Jugendcamp 2018

Dozent(en) Beschreibung (in der Kurssprache) Kategorie Zielgruppe(n) Kurssprache
A01 - Keeping your Repertoire Fresh
Helen (Lappert)

Introducing new songs to your repertoire is energising. However, your older repertoire can lose its sparkle. These sessions will explore techniques for reviving songs to make them more exciting to sing.

Music Alle Englisch
A02 - The Power of Five
Theresa (Weatherbee)

Learn a practical methodology, designed and used by pros, to get an ensemble cast on the same page. It was developed to give performers the skills required to transmit the true message of the song to their audience, so in this interactive class, we will take a song, analyse it together by using these specific questions, and develop a plan of action that will ensure an engaging, high level performance. 

Performance Alle Englisch
A03 - The Chorus Warm-up: The Most Important Part of the Rehearsal
Robert (Mance)

Find out the reasons why the chorus warm-up is critical to the success of each rehearsal, and how to use the chorus warm-up to build the ensemble sound of each section and enhance the vocal skills of your entire chorus.

Singing Alle Englisch
A04 - What The Best Coaches Do
Gary (Plaag)

Learn the common characteristics of great coaches, what communication skills they use, how they create a "safe" space for the groups they are coaching, and study the relationship between the coach and the ensemble being coached. Participants will be invited to try their coaching skills on a "guinea pig" quartet in the second session.

Coaching Fortgeschrittene Englisch
A05 - Technology in Rehearsal
Andrew (Rembecki)

Use current technology, including iPads, to enhance chorus and quartet rehearsals. Learn about apps that will help you identify tuning issues, posture issues, and many other topics.

Alle Englisch
A06 - The Power of Subtext
Steve (Tramack)

In this "coaching under glass" class, we'll explore how focus on the subtext of the music (the message and meaning behind the text, melody, rhythm, harmony and structure) helps to bring the music to life. We'll look at how focus on the artistic subtext can address technical issues without talking about the technique. 

Performance Alle Englisch
A07 - The Space between the Songs
Patrick (Brown)

Use the Space Between the Songs to Improve your Show Package! We spend a lot of time on singing, and then we do a show and someone needs to talk!  This course will give some tips and pointers on what to say and how to say it, so your entire performance looks professional. It will also address the people who aren't talking so they know what to do as well.

Performance Alle Englisch
A08 - Voice experience
Stuart (Sides)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
A09 - Voice experience
Tim (Marron)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
A10 - Solmisation
Hélène (Moëlo)

Handzeichen helfen uns eine TonRaumVorstellung aufzubauen. Wir wissen- wenn wir nach oben/unten zeigen dass der Ton höher/tiefer sein muss. Doch wie viel? 

Wir werden die „relative Solmisation“ gemeinsam anwenden und dabei die Tonleiter üben, Namen und Zeichen kennenlernen, Intervalle erkennen, Tags solmisieren und mit Zeichennamen singen. Ein Basiswissen dass eine Chorprobe oder Quartettprobe sehr erleichtern kann.

Singing Alle Deutsch
B01 - Magic in the music
Theresa (Weatherbee)

For singing performers to develop appropriate musical and artistic choices, they must first try to understand what the composer/arranger and lyricist had in mind when they wrote the song. In this interactive class we will work through a song and try to discover what exactly they were thinking.

Performance Alle Englisch
B02 - You Be the MUSIC Judge
Jay (Dougherty)

What does MUSIC look for anyway? This "you be the judge" session will help partipants look specifically for "music" triggers that help determine a judge's music score.

Music Alle Englisch
B03 - Rehearsal Tactics & Techniques
Sandy (Marron)

Learn some tips and tricks on everything from rehearsal planning to pacing during rehearsal to conducting techniques how to identify and fix what you're hearing from your chorus.

Conducting Fortgeschrittene Englisch
B04 - Vocal techniques
Andrew (Rembecki)

Learn about how the voice works and how to identify common vocal Inefficiencies. We will discuss the basic principles of vocal production, as well as some advanced technique.

Singing Alle Englisch
B05 - Performance From the Inside Out
Charlotte (Murray)

Learn how to create  an emotional plan for your performance and then how to practise with it.. Feel more connected to your music and create performances that will truly connect with others.

Performance Alle Englisch
B06 - Voice experience
Stuart (Sides)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
B07 - Voice experience
Tim (Marron)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
B08 - Make-Up fürs Rampenlicht
Ursula (Kölle)

Du hast das Gefühl, dass andere immer besser ausschauen, wenn es auf die Bühne geht? Du bist unsicher, wie du dich schminken sollst, damit es für die Bühne passt? Du willst wissen, wie du dein Make-up noch besser hinbekommen kannst? Du hast konkrete Fragen zum Makeup?

Dieser Kurs ist kein „Fancy Faces“ Kurs, wo fortgeschrittene Makeup-styles ausprobiert werden sollen. Es geht um praktisches Basiswissen.

Special Alle Deutsch
C01 - One Ensemble - Three Lenses
Adam (Scott)
Andrew (Rembecki)
Gary (Plaag)

This class will provide a demonstration of the interrelationship between the Performance, Music and Singing Categories. Gary Plaag (PRF), Andrew Rembecki (SNG) and Adam Scott (MUS) will team up to show how coaching a quartet or chorus by all three categories at the same time will enhance the performance from all 3 perspectives.

Coaching Alle Englisch
C02 - Vocal Production — The plain and simple truth!
Sandy (Marron)

Learn techniques for singing with more resonance, better accuracy, better "blend" in your ensemble, and overall improved tone production.

Singing Alle Englisch
C03 - Voice experience
Matthew (Gifford)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
C04 - What Makes it Barbershop?
Steve (Tramack)

Barbershop is not a genre of music. It is a style of arranging music which is surprising applicable to a broad range of musical genres. From Broadway to Rat Pack to Folk to Big Band to Jazz to Pop to Rock to Classical and more, all of the genres have been adapted to the barbershop style for the contest stage.  We will look at what makes an arrangement barbershop, what kind of songs fit well into the style, and listen to several examples of songs.

Music Alle Englisch
C05 - Vulnerability - What is it and How does it work?
Patrick (Brown)

"Be vulnerable!" We hear that a lot from judges and coaches. What does it really mean and how do we do it?

Performance Fortgeschrittene Englisch
C06 - What Barbershop Taught me about Leadership
Charlotte (Murray)

Learn some practical ways you can become a more effective and enthusiastic member of a team. Every interaction we have with others is an opportunity for leadership.

Leadership Alle Englisch
C07 - Your voice is perfect for you
Stuart (Sides)

This session aims to help you realise how your voice is the best voice for you and how to find it! Also, we look into the way our natural resonance is ‘designed by nature’ to bind with others, no matter what voice part or sex! You can expect lots of singing!

Singing Alle Englisch
C08 - Voice experience
Tim (Marron)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
C09 - Zeigt Mir Eure Obertöne! - Gesungene Töne sichtbar machen & verstehen #1
Lucas (Bitzer)

Kursziel ist es, ein besseres Verständnis für Obertöne und damit auch für die eigene Stimme zu entwickeln. Im Mittelpunkt steht die Obertonanalyse mit sog. Spektrogrammen. Noch nie gehört? Macht nichts! Man kann damit Obertöne sichtbar machen und gesungene Töne visualisieren. Wir werden unseren Gesang in Echtzeit auf die entstandenen Obertöne hin analysieren. Am Ende des Kurses könnt ihr mit eurem Smartphone in Echtzeit Obertonanalysen durchführen und dies beim abendlichen Tagsingen einsetzen.

[Kurs wird doppelt angeboten: C9 und D8]

Singing Alle Deutsch
D01 - Rounds, Canons & Tags
Helen (Lappert)

In the first session, we'll sing as many rounds and canons as can be fitted into the time available. The second session will be filled with tag singing and opportunities for quartetting.

Singing Alle Englisch
D02 - Engage on Stage
Theresa (Weatherbee)

“Performance from the inside out” - When your audience comes to see you perform, they expect nothing other than to be entertained. Within each one of us there is a wonderful psychophysical power that can be sourced to hold our audiences in captivated attention. In this workshop, we’ll take the technical journey to the emotional side of performing. Come learn the techniques actors and stage performers use to discover their role on the stage.

Performance Alle Englisch
D03 - Be a Singing Judge for a Day!
Matthew (Gifford)

A journey to understanding the singing category, what it's looking for, and how to hear it for yourself! We'll examine both video and live performances, practice score, and evaluate, so that you can know exactly how to impress the blue badges!

Singing Alle Englisch
D04 - Conducting techniques
Adam (Scott)

A how-to techniques-based lesson. Topics include which gestures to use and why, how to talk less and show more, and a brief mention into score prep/marking. For Directors, Assistant Directors & Section Leaders. 

Conducting Fortgeschrittene Englisch
D05 - Finding the story
Patrick (Brown)

This class will take students through the process of breaking down a song, and finding the story hidden inside of it.  This will be done by asking the right questions and then simplifying the answers.

Performance Alle Englisch
D06 - Voice experience
Stuart (Sides)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
D07 - Voice experience
Tim (Marron)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
D08 - Zeigt Mir Eure Obertöne! - Gesungene Töne sichtbar machen & verstehen #2
Lucas (Bitzer)

Kursziel ist es, ein besseres Verständnis für Obertöne und damit auch für die eigene Stimme zu entwickeln. Im Mittelpunkt steht die Obertonanalyse mit sog. Spektrogrammen. Noch nie gehört? Macht nichts! Man kann damit Obertöne sichtbar machen und gesungene Töne visualisieren. Wir werden unseren Gesang in Echtzeit auf die entstandenen Obertöne hin analysieren. Am Ende des Kurses könnt ihr mit eurem Smartphone in Echtzeit Obertonanalysen durchführen und dies beim abendlichen Tagsingen einsetzen.

[Kurs wird doppelt angeboten: C9 und D8]

Singing Alle Deutsch
E01 - Voice experience
Robert (Mance)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
E02 - Make it authentic!
Gary (Plaag)

Authenticity in performance is one of the main pillars of the Performance Category. This class explores the characteristics that make a performance authentic and believable, including effective song and performance planning before the performance even starts. Attendees will also evaluate quartet and chorus performances for authenticity and believability.

Performance Alle Englisch
E03 - Voice experience
Sandy (Marron)

Your personal Singing Coaching!

Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing.

[Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
E04 - Coach to Greatness!
Matthew (Gifford)

For established and aspiring coaches, learn techniques to strengthen your coaching style.

Coaching Fortgeschrittene Englisch
E05 - Look Inside the Music
Steve (Tramack)

A piece of sheet music is really a treasure map: filled with clues to creating a living, breathing work of art.  The composer, lyricist and arranger provide the gifts of lyrics, melody, harmony, rhythm and musical form. When all of these elements work together, in the hands of a sensitive performer, magic ensues.  This course looks deeper into a familiar arrangement, and looks at how we can find more music inside this music.

Music Alle Englisch
E06 - TAG singing
Adam (Scott)

Old and new, soft and sweet, loud and proud, crunchy "modern chords" and classic tags. We'll put them on a projector and sing through dozens in an hour.

Singing Alle Englisch
E07 - Quartet Stage Craft and Preparation
Patrick (Brown)

A series of tips, lessons and exercises designed for quartets on how to "own the stage" when you are singing AND when you are not. This class will show you how to feel comfortable and project confidence, showing your audience that they can sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

Performance Alle Englisch
E08 - Better Chorus Unity through the Quartet Experience
Stuart (Sides)

This session explores the way quartets (or octets) and the quartet experience can be used during a chorus evening to improve and strengthen the unit sound. You can expect to talk through ideas and then put them into practice. This is a practical session.

Singing Alle Englisch
E09 - Voice experience
Tim (Marron)

Your personal Singing Coaching! Enjoy a Personal Voice Instruction (PVI) in a small group setting with one of our world class Singing Coaches! Learn how to personally improve your Singing. [Harmony College Participants can select one of the Voice Experience Classes]

Group PVI Alle Englisch
E10 - Die Barbershop Weltkarte
Mareike (Meise)

BHS, SAI, SNOBS, BABS...??? Die weltweite Barbershop-Gemeinschaft besteht aus vielen Organisationen. Von internationalen Wettbewerben über Ausbildungsmöglichkeiten bis Barbershop Couch-Surfing: In diesem Kurs entdecken wir den Barbershop-Globus, besuchen die europäischen und amerikanischen Organisationen und erforschen die Rolle BinG!s in der Barbershop-Welt. Der Kurs richtet sich an neue Barbershop-Sänger und alle, die über den deutschen Barbershop-Tellerand blicken wollen.

Special Alle Deutsch
YC - Jugendcamp
Jay (Dougherty)
Mira (Taferner)

Barbershop, Groove & Fun für alle unter 30!

Erkennen und stärken der eigenen Fähigkeiten und Entwicklung einer selbstbewussten Bühnenpersönlichkeit - Tag-Singen - Teambuilding - Auftritt im Abschlusskonzert - Jede Menge Spaß mit Mira & Jay. 

Kurssprache: Englisch & Deutsch 

[Sessions A, C, E & weitere]

Fun & Groove Alle Englisch