Secrets of Singing – Group Class (In-Person)
5-week course | In-Person | Semi Private (Max: 12 students)
Want to join a quick boot camp of singing and learn all the basics from a pro but with other beginners or students that are brushing up their skills? This class is great for those wanting to improve your voice using our tried and tested methods for arming you with the techniques the biggest singers practice daily! We will sing different styles of songs with the group as well as each student can choose a solo song that they want to wok on as we do individual instruction as well. Students will have fun while learning to breathe properly, how to use your full range, and the secrets of rhythm, dynamics and singing with emotion and conviction. We will do vocal and breathing exercises, followed by the topic of the day and then into the live singing. Students will sing together as a group, duets and solo. Each course is designed to students singing level and experience. Class is held in person at Ripley Grier Studios in a positive and creative environment. Start your journey today!
Saturdays 1-2pm | Adults | Open Level | March 18, 25, April 1 ( skip 8th), 15, 22|
Melanie Scholtz is a South African-born, Multi Award-winning jazz singer, and composer. Melanie has released five successful solo albums and has been a featured artist and guest songwriter on many albums nationally and internationally. She has been a professional musician for over 20 years and has performed all over the world including in her native country, South Africa, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Poland, and the United States.
Solo Singing Group Class (online)
4-week course | Online via Zoom | Semi Private (Max: 4 students)
This is a online group class, Max 4 students.Each student will work on their individual song and class will start with warm ups and then the teacher will work with each student individually on their selected songs. Students will sing solo and learn from watching each other getting coached by vocal coach Melanie, who’s also a professional award winning jazz singer and songwriter. She loves to teach students any styles of music and it great at bringing out their individual voices and take it to the next level. Class is in a supportive and creative environment. At the conclusion of this course, students may either repeat the course or move to the next level.
Wednesdays:7pm-8pm | Adults/Teens | All Levels | Feb 8, 15, (22 skip), March 1st and 8th|
Melanie Scholtz is a South African-born, Multi Award winning jazz singer and composer. Melanie has released five successful solo albums and has been a featured artist and guest songwriter on many albums nationally and internationally. She has been a professional musician for over 20 years and has performed all over the world including in her native country, South Africa, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Poland, and the United States.
Secrets of singing - 5 week course - Age; 13-19 - In Person at 520 8th ave
5-week mini vocal workshop | Teens: 13-19 |
This class is for teens who wants to learn great vocal tips and how to sing with ease and/ or brush up and take their singing to the next level! All styles welcome! Class starts with group warm ups then each student will work on their solo songs as well on group singing. . Students will work on voice technique, song performance, and how to own the stage with confidence and singing with emotions!
Wednesdays | 6:00pm-7:00pm| Feb 1, 8, 15, 22|
Tate Chu “Tate is a professional opera singer, vocalist, performer, and voice/piano instructor from beautiful San Diego, California. Tate received her Bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from California State University Fullerton. She teaches mostly pop and top 40 styles and can sing in different genres. Tate believes that music has the power to bring empowerment, hope, and motivation to all walks of life and could not be more thrilled to be teaching voice and piano at Voice Academy NYC. She looks forward to working with music lovers of all ages and uncovering the power of music in your life!”