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Singing Voice Summit Nashville: A Perfect Cocktail of Science and Artistry
Fri, May 19, 2017, 4:00 PM – Sun, May 21, 2017, 1:30 PM CDT
Mix the just-right cocktail of practical vocal science and contemporary vocal artistry. Add a splash of holistic connection and community. Infuse the vibrant, hometown musical atmosphere of Nashville. Pour it into a crystal goblet and you get the:
- Power of vocal science to bring out nuance, dynamics, and best function of your clients’ or your own voice.
- Knowledge of how to sing in the studio versus live.
- Information about current technology for your vocal studio and home production to master production trends of 2017.
- Perspective of a panel with representatives from four pillars of contemporary voice: vocologist, vocal coach, vocal producer, and singer songwriter.
- Experience of hands-on small group sessions led by expert vocal coaches to practice application of vocal science to artistry.
- Communion of like-minded music industry professionals.
- Group singing to create a song in a way it's never been done before.
- Time to immerse yourself in Music City and build community.
Ryan Luchuck, master translator of complex vocal science into every day English. Meets regularly with Dr. Ingo Titze to keep abreast of the latest in vocology. Balances a roster of over 200 voice clients in Toronto. Co-Director of Education for DSVocology. Exceptional multi-instrumentalist, orchestral arranger and studio producer.
Dr. Kelly Garner, guru of the technical and stylistic difference of studio singing vs. live singing. Professor of Commercial Music and Director of Belmont’s Gospel/R&B Vocal Ensemble. Recording artist/writer in the gospel music industry. Currently owns and operates Yellow Tree Music Group, a music publishing company in Nashville. Completed her Doctor or Music Arts in Jazz Voice Performance and Music Technology in 2014.
Chase Foster, expert on music technology for the today’s artists and coaches. Has produced, co-written and directed NIck Jonas and other notable recording artist. He's also a singer, song writer, fiddle player, and multi-instrumentalist.
Line Hilton, founder and owner of BAST, singing teacher training course, former head of Academy of Contemporary Music Vocal Department in Surrey, England, founder and owner of iSing magazine, vocal coach, jazz artist, registered nurse and Performing Arts Medicine Specialist.
Lisa Haupert, Nashville vocal coach and singing teacher trainer for BAST. Owns Shameless Singing Music in Berry Hill, Nashville. Founder of the Nashville Vocal Coach Collective. Masters degree in nursing and is a certified wellness coach. Member of Vocology in Practice and Pan-American Vocology Association.
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Who is this Summit for?
For vocal coaches, singing teachers, vocal producers, speech language pathologists, and singers who know singing and performing is not just about technique - who want to know how to teach/sing by getting exactly what they need from their client's or their own voice in a way that encourages its longevity and health while putting style and artistry first.
Are there any prerequisites?
Only a deep curiosity, a mind ready for growth, and a willingness to look at new knowledge and new perspectives.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
If you're local or driving in, there is ample free parking at the Scarritt Bennett Center (SBC). If you're flying in you can take an Uber or Lyft from the airport to SBC. It's about a 10-15 minute ride. The airport code for Nashville is BNA.
What are my housing options?
SCB has single dorm rooms that you can rent. You share a bath with one other single room. The rooms are furnished simply and there is wifi. Linens and towels provided. The cost is approximately $75 per night. Contact SBC directly to reserve your room at 615-340-7500. Ask for guest services. Tell them you're coming to the Singing Voice Summit Nashville.
There are also many hotels nearby. Some of you may choose to go in together and rent an AirBnB house.
What about meals?
At the reception on Friday afternoon we'll provide snacks and drinks. Included in your tuition are continental breakfasts Saturday and Sunday, and lunch on Saturday. There are many places within 2 blocks to eat, ranging from nice sit-down restaurants to fast-food chains like Panera, Starbucks, Chipotle and Subway, unique-to-Nashville local pizza, BBQ, Asian fusion, Tex-Mex and more.
Can we have alcohol on the SBC campus?
Nope, it's an alchohol free campus. But there's lots of bars, lounges, and restaurants nearby to get a drink.
Are we going to have time to experience Nashville?
Absolutely! Both Friday and Saturday evenings are free to explore some of the great music and scene Nashville has to offer. Our venue, SBC, is a short Uber or taxi ride to downtown, The Gulch, artsy East Nashville, Germantown, and more. If you wish, some of our locals will make some great recommendations and maybe even be your tour guide for the evening!
Can we come early and stay later so we can do more of Nashville?
Yes. And you can book rooms at SBC before and after the Summit as well.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
email@example.com or call or text 615-337-0853
What's the refund policy?
Tuition is fully refundable 60 days before the event. You receive a 50% refund 30 days before the event. After 30 days prior to the event there is no refund.
Are there any discounts available?
Yes! There is a generous discount for BAST graduates, Vocology in Practice members, and University students.