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Practical Self-Accompaniment Workshop

  • Nov 25, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • Bodhi's Basement Bistro

This once-a-month workshop is all about building up your skills as a solo performer.   Each class will be limited to 8 students.

 

Many people can play an instrument, and many can sing - but the trick is to do both, and make it your own!

 

Becoming an interesting listenable solo performer requires a number of different skills  particular to your style of music.  This workshop will focus on the practical aspects of orchestrating and arranging pieces for solo self-accompaniment.   We will discuss topics such as arrangement and orchestration, rhythm and percussive playing within a solo accompaniment structure, practical self-accompaniment tips, audience interaction, and effective use of amplification and electronics.

Participants will be required to show up with at least 3 pieces they are working on.  Using cheat-sheets and notes to ease your mind during performance is highly recommended.

 

Please Note:  There is a $10 fee for this 3-hour workshop.

 

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  • June G.

    This is a great workshop for anyone from ‘zero performing experience’ all the way up to highly experienced. Each week I get to try out new stuff or old stuff or work on stage fright. The class is very tolerant my rudimentary skills, and I always come away with helpful feedback and suggestions.

    2 · November 26, 2013

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    A former member

    I'm leaving Vancouver now. I may be a few minutes late.

    November 25, 2013

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