Learn to sing classic songs by Stevie Wonder such as “Golden Lady,” “If It’s Magic,” and “Superstition” as both soloists and background singers in preparation for an end-of-quarter student performance. The
instructor will share information on proper vocal technique, stage presence, and interpretation in addition to helping students find the lyrics, appropriate keys and sheet music. Students are welcome to bring their favorite Stevie Wonder songs to sing via lyrics, sheet music, and tracks. A professional accompanist will play for the class. Open to all levels.
Tuesdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
1/9 – 3/13 (10 weeks)
Clif Payne • $450
Clif Payne (voice)
Evershift recording artist, international concert vocalist,and vocal coach. Studied jazz improvisation and performance with legendary jazz educator David Baker at Indiana University in Bloomington and studied vocal technique with Seth Riggs associates Chip Hand and Roger Burnley in Los Angeles. Discovered by Bobby McFerrin, Clif has performed or recorded with Freda Payne, Bobby McFerrin, Bill Champlain, Lenny Williams and Evelyn “Champagne” King and has opened in concert for Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis and Dionne Warwick. Clif also teaches voice at the Castro Valley School of Music.