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Get Out and Sing!



This course focuses on helping singers develop confidence, ease and joy in working with a band, providing realworld, practical experience in a lowpressure, supportive atmosphere. Open to beginners and those with some singing experience. This course does not include a public performance.

Week 1: Singers Only — Instructor works with students to find repertoire and establish keys. Vocal technique and the basics of working with instrumentalists are also covered.


Week 2: Piano Player — Instructor and pianist cover the skills necessary for interacting with and giving direction to an accompanist.


Week 3: Bring in the Band (piano, bass and drums) — The thrill of singing with a full trio — the instructor guides students through the essentials of listening to and working with a band!


Session I: Sat, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
July 9 – 23 (3 weeks)
Session II:
Thur, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
August 4 – 18 (3 weeks)Kathy Blackburn
$320 per 3 week session

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“It’s the only place that I know of that offers such high level jazz ensembles for middle/high school students. Last year, my school music program was not challenging enough for me and so I loved being involved in the High School Jazz Ensemble!”