Frequent Small Meals presents
Saturday, August 1, 2009
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
in the Frequent Small Meals performance space
located at 522 Grant St SE, 30312 (in Atlanta's Grant Park)
[VOCO also performs, with Andy Ditzler and Elise Witt, at
Eyedrum on Friday, July 31!]
"This is a truly
phenomenal act, combining the energy of urban street singing with first-rate
musicianship, folk roots and traditions from throughout the world. Their body
percussion sets are a sight to behold" - Folkworks Magazine
National a cappella Champions
Hear VOCO samples
What will happen at the vocal workshop?
performs 2 -
4 songs, representing a range of vocal styles, a cappella, accompanied,
2. VOCO runs through carefully chosen vocal & physical
warming up exercises.
3. VOCO leads
exercises to develop a broader sense of vocal timbre possibilities:
"call-response" exercises with group
&/or individual participants
Discuss geographical and historic
orientation for folk styles
Encourage students to think
playfully, improvise, listen to others
Teach songs: arrangements or pure form of
traditional folk song from Eastern Europe and/or North America OR original &
modern material. Notes, inflections, vocal style, ensemble practice and vocal
technique are included.
Teach percussive movement (body
Improvisation Exercises to build ideas for
group and individual comfort with improvising.
step-by-step vocal arrangement of a known
or simple song.
Cost: $40 per
All proceeds to the musicians.
To reserve via Paypal:
scroll to August 1 and click on the Paypal link.
To reserve via mail:
Make check payable to Moira Smiley and mail to:
c/o Andy Ditzler
522 Grant St. SE
Atlanta GA 30312
Frequent Small Meals performance space:
522 Grant St SE, Atlanta, GA, 30312
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