City Academy’s Soul & Gospel Singing Lessons - Level 3 focus on building further knowledge of Gospel and Soul repertoire whilst focusing on solo work and technique development in vocal dynamics, harmony, interpretation and rhythm. Soul music's roots lie in gospel and rhythm & blues - but it was artists like Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin who really made the world sit up and listen. By the 1960s the Tamla/Motown labels were releasing hit after hit from the likes of The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson Five and many more.
This advanced level singing class digs deeper into the performance elements of these genres. You will develop more confidence in solo, ensemble and singing in harmony as well as further understanding of the origins and development of these vibrant singing genres. The course will culminate in an informal showcase of individual solos and group ensemble.
The course will cover a range of carefully selected material to ensure it is challenging, varied, and above all, enjoyable.
Course content will include:
Soul, Motown, Gospel
Group and Solo
What to bring: pen, notebook, water
This course is suitable for those who have completed a Level 2 course and/or prepared to sing from memory.
Students must possess an understanding of their voice, have previous singing experience and confidence in singing solo.
The ability to hear notes and sing them back as well as good spoken and written english is required.
Level 3 courses are taught within groups and also incorporate solo masterclasses. Each week will begin with a thorough vocal warm up before going on to develop and apply key vocal techniques and approaches to develop your confidence and singing skills.
Students will have the opportunity to sing a broad range of repertoire each week. Your voice will grow in strength and flexibility and you’ll gain a sense of control and confidence when singing. Best of all, you’ll have a lot of fun, and meet like-minded new people.
Students will have:
Students may wish to repeat Level 3 within another genre to further their performance and musicianship skills.
After you've completed our Singing Level 3 course, you might want to join one of our City Academy Choirs. Our choirs are open to anyone with some previous singing experience. We are always looking for new members - so if you have a love of performing, meeting new people and are looking to develop your vocal technique, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Here you'll find a mixture of motown classics, gospel songs and soul hits from recent courses. Enjoy!
|20 Oct - 1 Dec||Wed||19:45-21:30||7 weeks||Magdalena Supel||The Audition House, W1||£195.00||Book Now|
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All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.
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