Vocal Masterclass: May 6, 2018

This masterclass provides an ideal opportunity for vocalists ages 12+ to sing a classical, musical theatre, folk song or light opera selection and receive feedback on their performance. With a focus on stage presence, musicality and diction, Heather Henderson-Hryhoriw will assist each student in refining their musical artistry and performance skills.

The newest addition to CSM's vocal faculty, Heather Henderson-Hryhoriw is a previous vocal adjudicator of the Chinook Celebration of Music Festival.

Registration fee of $30 includes an accompanist.

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In the CSM practice buddy program, our practice coaches assist students with practicing the songs that are being studied in weekly lessons. Coaches further develop student's technique and musicianship by reinforcing effective & efficient practice techniques and help students master their musical goals. Practice buddies work alongside CSM instructors to ensure musical goals are being met.

This program is ideal for families with parents who are not always able to oversee their child's practice time.

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Experience the satisfaction of collaborating with fellow guitarists and developing a strong performance repertoire of hit songs. Ensemble playing is an integral aspect of guitar culture and is the focus of GUITAR PEP. Genres of music explored include Indie, Classic Rock, Heavy Metal and Pop.  Enhance your rhythm and lead playing skills while learning the techniques for effective collaboration.

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2017-2018 String Ensemble & Chamber Music

Perform in an ensemble with fellow violin, viola and cello students. STRING PEP provides an opportunity for students to collaborate and make beautiful music together. Repertoire includes classical, contemporary and popular genres. Develop collaboration skills, experience musical growth and engage in an inspiring environment!

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INDIE PEP is designed for teen singers who want to grow their popular music performance skills. Students share their music at open mics and participate in a workshop series that focus on topics such as how to create an effective set list, choosing repertoire well suited to the voice, developing unique cover songs, and refining stage presence and persona.

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Adult PEP provides students of all instruments and levels with the unique opportunity to gather and share their music in an informal group setting. Students learn techniques to help increase their confidence for performing in front of others. Classes held throughout the year provide motivation and incentive for students to develop and expand their repertoire. Vocalists and string players have the opportunity to work with an accompanist. The CSM Performance Enrichment Program (PEP) is designed to build on your private lesson experience.     

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