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Spring 2019 Brochure

Continuing Education Courses

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Songwriting Workshop
MMD 9420N 01
Kevin Hanson
  • Spring 2019
  • Mar 07 to Apr 11
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Explore the fundamentals of songwriting - and try your hand at it yourself - in this course designed for both aspiring and experienced songwriters. Learn, analyze, and apply the foundational and structural elements of songwriting through this collaborative, growth-oriented experience. The ground rules of songwriting are outlined, then applied toward your own composition - bringing out your inner songwriter! No previous music training is required.

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Vocal Lab
MMD 6140N 01
Reginald Pindell
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 29 to Apr 09
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This course is a wonderful way to participate in the study of voice in a group setting which will build confidence and technique. Class will deal with basic vocal techniques for beginners, including positive breathing habits, posture, good diction, phrasing, interpretation of song literature, resonation, tone, production and diction. Both group and individual singing of simple vocalises and songs are part of each week's class work. Various singing techniques are covered, including singing with a microphone. This workshop provides a basic foundation into the craft of singing for all participants, regardless of experience, in a fun and welcoming environment.

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