Creative Singers Bootcamp
Sat 8th & Sun 9th April 2017
CREATIVE SINGERS BOOTCAMP is a one of a kind course for singers in Ireland and it’s taking place in Voiceworks Studio, Cork this Spring. The course will be hosted by two of the UK’s leading vocal coaches; Kelly Fraser and Tommy Ludgate. Places are LIMITED.
Sat: 10am – 5pm Voiceworks Studio
Sun: 10am – 5pm Voiceworks Studio
Sun: 7pm – 8.30pm Open Mic showcase
Meet The Tutors
Tommy is an experienced songwriter, vocal coach and session singer with ten years experience in teaching and extensive performance and recording proficiency. Credits include singing backing vocals for Paloma Faith on Radio 1’s Live Lounge, with Alt-J at Brixton Academy, with Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller, touring Russia with The Pink Floyd Show, as well as appearances on ITV, BBC and at the Jazz Cafe and the Barbican.
Kelly has worked as a freelance vocal coach for over 8 years and her industry credits include X Factor, Text Santa, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, Disney & BBC programme The Choir. Kelly has extensive professional training and holds a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music. She has travelled across Europe leading vocal masterclasses in popular music vocal techniques and combines her industry coaching with her job as Deputy Head of Vocals at BIMM London. When she isn’t coaching or performing, you’ll find her arranging and conducting various contemporary choirs in London and the South East.
Who Should Sign Up?
music undergraduates/graduates & those applying to study music in 3rd level
aspiring vocal artists/performers
This course is well-suited to the creative singer, songwriter and performer. It’s a chance to develop vocal technique, songwriting skills, harmony singing and getting creative with your vocal delivery; an insight into varying styles of music and gaining performance experience.
What should I expect from the programme?
Choir + Harmony
- Daily choir sessions and warm ups.
Each day will begin with a group warm up session to get everyone ready for the day ahead. This will include working on some contemporary choir arrangements. You will develop your harmony skills and group performance.
- Small group technique sessions
You will work in small groups with a vocal tutor. These sessions will include learning about vocal anatomy, function and vocal health. You will also look at techniques including range building, register control, transitions and resonance. There will be the opportunity to sing individually and ask questions.
- Vocal interpretation, expression and emotion.
This will include developing dynamics, vocal colour and effects, rhythmic and melodic phrasing, improvisation and melodic decoration including ad-libs and riffs.
- Sharing songwriting tips and techniques.
Sessions will be structured to work to a professional brief and deadline. You will develop your individual writing skills in addition to co-writing.
- Learning typical vocal features of varying genres of music.
This will include Pop, Soul, Country, Folk, Funk, Rock, Gospel, RnB and Jazz. You will learn how to apply this to your own songs to create an authentic and unique sound.
Performance Skills + Live Workshop
- Develop your stage technique and confidence.
You will learn about performance skills and then put them into practice in the live workshops. You will get expert feedback from your tutors on performance and vocal techniques.
Early Bird discount €160 when booking before March 17th. Deposit is non-refundable.
This is a unique opportunity to work with the UK’s leading vocal coaches and creative artist developers who will help you discover your true potential as a creative singer.
Please complete the application form below: