The singing workshop will focus largely on vocal technique.
The students will be offered two individual appointments - one at the beginning and one at the end of the week - in order to help them assess their understanding of the material and to give them the opportunity to receive a tailored feedback.
The whole class will also work on a couple of a cappella songs and play with the notion of circle songs and improvisation.
A last word of advice: a workshop is an opportunity for students to ask questions and receive concrete input that will help them improve on the longterm. Anticipate this experience - come prepared!
This workshop is for singers of all styles – beginners and professionals are welcome….
The workshop is open from 5 participants.
Elsa Grégoire, born in Belgium, brought up in New Orleans, and now living in Germany has a natural passion for languages and the expression with words. She studied the violin, the cello and later obtained her Bachelor’s degree in jazz singing with David Linx at the Brussels Royal Conservatory.
She participated to many workshops with artists such as Diederik Wissels, Michael Blake, Scott Colley, Tim Berne and Bill Carrothers. After a year at the CNSM of Paris, she moved to Leipzig (Germany) where she started developing various musical projects, including “TREMULA”, for which she has been composing and writing songs. The first album of the band was released in June 2014 and is entitled “I Sing Because”.
She is the co-founder of the a cappella collective “Brussels Vocal Project” which recently recorded an album featuring original music exclusively composed for the band by some of the Belgium’s most famous composers. The band is now focusing on their new project entitled “Modern Tales” which features music composed for the singers by American drummer and composer John Hollenbeck.
Performances of minimalistic music (Centre Pompidou, Paris; Maximilian Forum, Munich) and her stand as composer and performer in her solo project ELSA reflect the width of her interest and competence in a large variety of musical worlds. Elsa obtained Master’s degree in 2013 at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden and is now living in Berlin where she is active as a singer, composer and teacher.