An entry-level class for the beginning to intermediate vocalist interested in gaining in-class performance experience and a more comprehensive understanding of what it means to sing in the jazz style. Students will explore jazz phrasing and scat-singing as well as various stylistic categories such as swing, Latin, bebop, ballads and the blues. Ample opportunity for solo performance in class. Prerequisites: None! Open to all.
Thursdays 6:30 – 8 pm
7/12 – 8/9 (5 weeks)
Cecilia Engelhart • $280
Cecilia Engelhart (voice)
Education: San Francisco Conservatory, Mannes College of Music. Has performed/recorded with a wide range of artists including: Ruben Blades, Theo Bleckmann, Willie Colon, Santi Debriano, Paquito D’Rivera, Rinde Eckert, Tania Libertad, Meredith Monk, Oscar Castro Neves, Mario Rivera, Michael Spiro, Keith Terry, Tamba Trio, Wayne Wallace etc. As composer and arranger with “Tanaora”, “Free Dive” and “Trio 3”. Classical performance includes SF Symphony Chorus,“Conjunto Nuevo Mundo” early music ensemble.