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Dog House Music Studios

Unlock Your Voice: a Masterclass for Vocalists & Performers

Techniques for singing, performing, and recording vocals with confidence and charisma. All genres and skill levels are welcome.

Unlock Your Voice: a Masterclass for Vocalists & Performers
Unlock Your Voice: a Masterclass for Vocalists & Performers

Time & Location

Jul 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 25, 2024, 9:00 PM

Dog House Music Studios, 525 Courtney Way, Lafayette, CO 80026, USA

About the event

Overview:

  • An intensive 4-day vocal masterclass designed to transform your voice and performance skills.
  • Tailored for vocalists and aspiring singers eager to dive deep into the mechanics of their voice and elevate their stage presence.

What You’ll Learn:

Nights 1 & 2: Vocal Techniques

  • Anatomy of the Voice: Understand the physical structures involved in producing sound and how they function.
  • Breathing for Singers: Learn proper breathing techniques to support vocal production and maintain control.
  • Mastering Your Chest Voice: Develop strength and resonance in the lower register of your voice for a fuller sound.
  • Mastering Your Falsetto Voice: Explore techniques to strengthen and control your falsetto register for versatility in your vocal range.
  • Upper Extension for High Voices: Expand your vocal range and develop control over higher notes with exercises tailored for upper extension.
  • Singing Vowels: Practice shaping and sustaining vowel sounds to improve clarity and resonance in your singing.
  • Beginning Coordination: Refine coordination between breath support, vocal cords, and resonance for a balanced and controlled vocal technique.
  • We'll dive into advanced vocal techniques derived from my unique “Sing with Josh” methodology. Expect to walk away with specific vocal exercises, a comprehensive workbook, and a free lifetime membership to my online course at www.singwithjosh.com, a $395 value.

Night 3: Performance Techniques & Singing While Playing

  • Learn the art of captivating performances.
  • Cover everything from dynamic stage presence to the multi-tasking prowess needed to sing and play an instrument simultaneously.

Night 4: Showcase Performance

  • Put everything you’ve learned into practice.
  • Perform in front of an intimate audience, applying your new skills in a supportive environment.

Special Features:

  • Personalized feedback to help refine your sound and performance.
  • Insights into songwriting: turn your emotions into lyrics and melodies.
  • How to effectively communicate with sound engineers to achieve the perfect vocal sound.

Who Should Attend:

  • This masterclass is ideal for anyone looking to improve their vocal technique, understand the technical aspects of vocal performance, or simply gain confidence in their singing abilities.
  • Music producers seeking to enhance communication with singers and deepen their understanding of the singing voice
  • Note: This course does not cover metal singing or scream techniques.

Reserve Your Spot:

  • Spaces are limited to ensure personalized attention.

Secure your spot in this transformative experience and start your journey to vocal excellence!

The class will meet on Monday 7/22, Tuesday 7/23, Wednesday 7/24, and Thursday 7/25 from 7:30PM to 9PM at Dog House Music Studios in Lafayette, CO. All musical genres, ability levels and ages are warmly welcome (for those under 18, please have a parent or guardian reach out to us before signing up).

Instructor Bio

Joshua South, singing teacher and opera singer has performed with 50 Cent, Paul McCartney, Kelli O’Hara, Kelsey Grammar, Brian Dennehy, and many other world class singers and conductors at many world class venues like Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. He has been a member of several world class vocal ensembles, including The Clarion Choir (2017 GRAMMY nomination for Best Choral Performance), St Thomas Men and Boys Choir, New York City Opera Chorus, New York Choral Artists, the Bard Opera Chorus, and has sung on numerous SAG/AFTRA major motion picture soundtracks.

Career highlights include a Carnegie Hall debut in the New York Philharmonic’s West Side Story Suites, an Avery Fisher Hall debut with the American Symphony Orchestra. Joshua also appeared at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in the critically-acclaimed staging of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, directed by Sir Jonathan Miller.

He has performed in Brazil, Italy, Austria, and gave a 2-week recital and masterclass tour in China, with performances in Shanghai and Xiamen. Joshua holds a Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree from Birmingham-Southern College. He currently teaches private singing and music lessons in Boulder, CO.

Dog House Music Studios

Our mission at Dog House Music is to give musicians the freedom to create, the power to perform, and the space to come together. This studio is a hub for local bands and musicians looking to write, rehearse, record, perform, and distribute their music. We invite you to join us in the studio; all ages and all abilities.

We work with musicians looking for everything from recording and videography services to rehearsal studio space. Dog House Music is made up of 23 sound-isolated studios, including  two fully equipped Practice Studios, a fully backlined Stage Studio A, and a recording studio suite made up of a live room, control room, and two isolation booths.

Dog House Music is first and foremost a local family-owned business, and we prioritize our local community here in Lafayette, Colorado. We invite you into the studio to listen, create, find inspiration, and love music.

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