Thomas Grice Academy of Music (TGAM)
Lisa Gwyn (Soprano Opera Singer)
FS Media/Sound Fusion
To enhance the musical preparation, vocal production and ministry of a choir. There will be emphasis on foundational breathing and support, projection, improving range, diction, coordination and peformance. Any style of choral singing can be performed. This can be taught in house or as a consultant basis at the church (travel expenses will be assesses i more than 10 miles one way.) A minimum of 3 sessions/rehearsals is recommended for favorable results. Choir director and a pianist, at minimum, to participate and provide accompaniment.
Performance Coaching (All Ages)
(Individual or group) Tailored coaching for those preparing to perform or record in all genres of music. The emphasis is on vocal technique to include breathing, diction, projection, and phrasing. In addition style and performance skills will be refined. This is designed to improve confidence in presentation and studio time. **Presence at performance and/or recording in a producer is available at an additional fee per hour.
Private Voice Lessons (All Ages)
Individual training in a foundational voice techinique that crosses genres of music. Concepts include foundational breathing and support, projection, improving range, diction, coordination and perfromance. Basic Musicianship will be discussed to support learning and growth (note reading, rhythm, etc., key signatures).
Musical Theatre & Popular Music
(4-person minimum) Exploration of current and past musical theater shows as well as popular music of today and previous eras. Strengthen vocal technique, build an appropriate repertoire list, improve music reading skills, learn how to excerpt the requisite 16 or 24 bars for auditions, and strengthen acting skills and movement. Students will also learn solo songs as well as sing and act in ensemble numbers. (Accompaniment tracks and sheet music provided)
Group Voice Lessons (All Ages)
(4 Person minimum) Training provided in foundational voice technique that crosses genres of music. Concepts include foundational breathing and support, projection, improvising range, diction, coodination and performance. Basic Musicianship will be discussed to support learning and growth (note reading, rhythm, etc., key signatures). Class sizes limited to 8-10 participants.