Unlocking the Voice Workshop with Philip Hamilton
Philip Hamilton's "Unlocking the Voice" workshops celebrate the power and uniqueness of the voice. Through various breathing techniques, vocal exercises, songs from around the Globe, rhythmic games and improvisation, Hamilton leads the group through a vocal experience that is comfortable, creative, fun and energetic. This workshop is designed for both veteran vocalists and "shower singers" and it provides a safe environment to explore music through vocalizing, movement and sound. Elements of doo wop, blues, world and popular music will be used, as well as music from ancient and contemporary vocal styles.
Philip Hamilton is a Bessie award-winning vocalist/composer with over 25 years of experience as a teacher, touring musician and producer. Called "contemporary and cutting edge" by the New York Times, Hamilton is the creator of "VOICES", the hit a capella world music show that features vocalists and vocals styles from around the world. He has performed and recorded with a wide array of artists, including John Cage, the Pat Metheny Group, Spyro Gyra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ballet Hispanico.
Hamilton has extensive experience leading workshops for many of the world's leading institutions, including Lincoln Center, New York University, the Danish National School of Performing Arts and Barnard College/Columbia University. Hamilton has also conducted workshops at the JuJaab Festival in Estonia, Kaunas Jazz in Lithuania, The Kitchen in NYC, the Vermont A Capella Festival and Philadelphia's legendary High School for the Creative & Performing Arts--among others.
Advance registration required!
Third Life Studio (View)
33 Union Square
Somerville, MA 02143
|Minimum Age: 16|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|