Vocalists – January is your time. Sign up now

Vocalists – January is your time. Sign up now
Vocal Jazz Workshop & Master Class series January 10 – 14, YAC Studio Theatre.
Featuring returning clinician, jazz vocalist, Canadian recording and touring artist, Karin Plato. More than 90% of evaluations rated her extremely high for instruction/coaching.
Studio Theatre, Yukon Arts Centre. Equipped with sound system, 5 microphones, and a live rhythm section (piano and stand-up bass).
First 24 people to sign up get a 1 in 2 chance of winning the opportunity to purchase 1 of 12 tickets to vocalist Calypso Rose YAC Main Stage show, January 12th @ $22 (vs $32).
Vocal Jazz Workshop, $75
10-12 participants, 2 hour blocks x 3 days
Noon – 2 pm, January 11, 12, 13 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
A phenomenal foundation in the art and technique of vocal jazz. A survey of swing, latin, blues, ballads and contemporary tunes using tunes/charts Karin has selected. She delivers a lot of information and practical advice about song forms, time feel and tempo, calling in the band, working with a rhythm section, learning about microphones, repertoire, keeping your voice healthy, practice ideas and much more. 97% of those completing evaluations gave Karin’s instructional and coaching abilities an exceptionally high rating. We supply charts and recordings to help you get ready for this.
Intermediate Vocal Jazz Master Class, $100
6-8 participants, 2 hour blocks x 3
7:00 – 9:00 pm, January 10, 11 and 6:00 – 8:00 pm, January 12 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
A special menu of selected model tunes that exemplify the key elements of advancing your vocal jazz chops and repertoire. And you’re invited to bring a song that you’re working on.
Reinforcing the ideas and nuances from your first experiences with vocal jazz. Trading fours. Lots of added advice from an experienced Canadian recording artist.
We supply lyrics/charts and recordings or referrals to help you get ready for this.
Advanced Vocal Jazz Master Class, $125
5-6 participants, 2 hour blocks x 3
A demanding menu of selected model tunes that exemplify to help you advance your vocal jazz chops, insight, understanding and repertoire. And you’re invited to bring a song that you’re working on.
Loads of special features like learning about scatting, practical ideas for arranging standards, how to listen to solos and improvise with your bandmates.
We supply lyrics/charts and recordings or referrals to help you get ready for this.
Special Topic Sessions, $30
#1 – Microphones and sound systems. Learn about different microphone choices and what a sound technician can do for you and your sound. Advice on purchasing a personal microphone.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10:00 – 11:30 am
10 participants
#2 – Developing a repertoire. Along with information on the standards, the Great American Songbook, vocalists with distinctive styles worth following and other essentials in the jazz literature, Karin will offer her ideas about material that you might wish to work on in the various genres of jazz. Invaluable.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 10:00 – 11:30 am
#3 – Your suggestions. If there is a topic of interest to many vocalists, Karin would undertake to respond.
Private/Semi-Private Lessons, $60/private and $40/semi-private
Private or shared by two participants. Scheduling options will be limited.
50 minute sessions
Monitoring, $15/each individual session
Depending on registration, there may be opportunities to attend, listen and learn (but not sing at) all of the sessions, except lessons. A relaxed but informative way to check out vocal jazz.
If you are interested, respond by email. If wishing to register for more than one opportunity, please provide your order of preference. Space is limited! And if questions, don’t hesitate to ask. Cheers