“For proximity to the upper echelons of the classical world, the Royal Academy of Music is nigh on unbeatable”Muso magazine
Do you have a good voice? Not sure what to do next? Want to improve your musical and vocal skills? Ready to explore and develop your potential? Then you need the Weekend Vocal Workout 2013 at the Royal Academy of Music. Whatever your musical background, if you’re 16 or over you can apply to take part in our sixth annual vocal workout. This weekend aims to improve your ‘hard’ musical skills – rhythm, pitch, ensemble singing and more – through creative work together. You’ll have a chance to explore music theatre, gospel, rock & pop and jazz singing, as well as the opportunity to perform in a masterclass. The weekend will be run by voice expert Mary King and supported by other top vocal professionals.
The cost is £120 for the weekend – bursaries will be available.
For more information, please download our PDF fact sheet about the weekend.
Applications have now closed, (the deadline was Friday 17th May 2013). Please contact email@example.com or call us on 020 7873 7379 if you have any further queries.
‘I was nervous, not really being a trained singer. I wanted to see Mary at work again and learn more so that I can be a better singing teacher. The course massively exceeded all expectations and opened my eyes to new styles of music too.‘
‘The course was truly wonderful. The mixture of people and experiences is very interesting. The way everyone is made to feel equal is relaxing. The tutors are fabulous (and the accompanists). The range of learning is inspirational. The help it gives with a way forward is just what I was looking for. It has given me new purpose and a clearer direction, as well as great joy and it was great to use my brain and be learning again.‘
‘I was completely unsure what kind of genre or style we were ‘supposed‘ to be singing, but was happy and surprised to find that it didn't matter and there was a great mix! I loved that the style I felt most comfortable with was the one I learnt most about.‘
‘I felt I made a lot of progress + improvement by just working for a few minutes.‘
‘Gave me incredibly useful advice concerning my placement that will make every style of singing far easier.‘
‘A completely inspirational and magical weekend.‘
‘It was amazing working with such inspiring and accomplished teachers, seeing how much you can improve with the right guidance.‘
‘I enjoyed the camaraderie between the participants, the coaches and workshop leaders and assistants. Everyone was very friendly, encouraging and supportive.‘
‘...this course helped me to find a confidence that I had been lacking.‘
‘The course was even more fun and challenging than I expected. I was amazed at how much I learned over the course of two days with such wonderful and engaging professionals.‘
‘A fantastic course and a real eye opener to different styles and techniques for singing.‘
‘A truly insightful experience that I am very grateful to have taken part in.‘
‘Had a fantastic time and go away with a lot of knowledge about my voice and understanding it in greater depth.‘
‘I LOVED it! I hope I can come back again soon. I have walked away with so many eye-opening thoughts on performance. Especially the healthy approach to Jazz, Pop, Gospel and Music Theatre. It was truly wonderful and I am already implementing a lot of the warmups into my daily practice.‘
‘I enjoyed it all. From the fellow participants to all of the instructors, it was AMAZING!‘