Secrets of Singing – Group Class (In-Person)
5-week course | In-Person | (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!
Open Level: Wednesdays 7pm-8pm at 520 8th ave
Wednesdays 7pm-8pm|Dates: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7|Teen and Adults| Open Level|Vocal coach Melanie|
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 Songwriting Workshop
Secrets of Songwriting
Location: 520 8th (ave between 36th and 37th st) at Ripley Grier Studios.
5 week course - In Person - Max 12 students
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of songwriting and basic music theory. They will get to practice
free styling and writing to basic chord patterns, and they will learn about common song
structures found in contemporary music. With guidance, they will write their own hooks,
bridges, and verses. Along the way, they will be able to perform their songs for each
other and exchange feedback. By the end of the course, everyone will be able to walk
away with at least one original song.
Classes are held in person at Ripley Grier Studios in a positive and creative environment. Start your creative journey today!
Open Level: Saturdays: 1pm-2pm at 520 8th ave
Saturday's at 1pm-2pm | Age 13 and up | Open Level|Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3|
K.C. Raniero is a Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter, and pianist.K.C. got her start in musical theater and is a classically trained singer. However, she always gravitated more heavily toward rock and pop music and her musical influences are Taylor Swift and Paramore and more. K.C. has written over 100 of songs and performs regularly around NYC as a singer/songwriter.