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Singers Workshops at TC: Find Your Voice - Find Yourself!

July 13, 2020 - August 5, 2020

Summer Term
July 13th - August 5, 2020
Build Your Audition Book! -
3:30-5:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays

Format: Online (Zoom)

Singers’ Workshops at TC is designed to assist young singers (ages 11-17) develop their vocal, musical, and communicative capabilities. Developed by Singing Voice Specialist, Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, these programs grew out of our partnership with Every Voice Choirs, a not-for-profit music program at Columbia University.

These workshops provide a unique opportunity for young singers. Aside from the fun of singing with peers, our participants perform in professional venues, participate in community service opportunities, and receive training from a nationally-recognized voice instructor with a team of professional vocal educators.

Singers' Workshops encourage healthy development of singing voices in various repertoire with positive and engaging performance opportunities. Dr. Goffi-Fynn directs two workshops each term: The Process of Performance in the fall and Music Theatre in the spring. The Young Men's Group, focuses on music theatre and is offered in the fall and spring.

This summer we are offering a special summer workshop Build Your Audition Book!

Auditions are not required, although a commitment to attendance and practice are expected.


Build Your Audition Book!

Develop your vocal technique, learn how to craft the perfect audition "cut," and leave with at least 2-3 new audition songs, perfect for all of your audition needs!

In our 4-week summer session, you will learn songs for classical, musical theater, and CCM/pop auditions. Additionally, you will have the chance to bring in your own materials for coaching and feedback from our team of voice specialists.

At the Singers’ Workshops @ TC students sing collaboratively in a supportive environment. Singers engage in a large ensemble, small groups, and receive individual voice training.

  • Ages 11–17
  • Meet virtually on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30pm EST
  • SUMMER enrollment only
  • Tuition: $400 per semester
  • Need-based scholarships available.

The Process of Performance

Led by Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, the Process of Performance has been re-designed to assist all singers in preparation for a musical journey including vocal development and musicianship while developing confidence in an inclusive environment. Students will also work on preparation for auditions for solo and ensemble opportunities including the Specialized Schools in NYC. Students will sing a variety of repertoire, practice auditioning ("Mock Auditions"), and culminate the term in collaborative performance in December. The program is open to all interested in singing. Our success is shown in our alumni attending Laguardia, PPAS, and other prestigious schools in NYC and beyond.

  • Ages 11–17
  • Meets Thursdays 4:30-6:00pm at Teachers College, Columbia University (525 West 120th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam)
  • FALL enrollment only
  • Tuition: $400 per semester
  • Need-based scholarships available.

Young Men's Vocal Workshop

Voice Specialist, Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, directs the Young Men's Vocal Workshop, which is designed to help male singers build confidence and vocal technique as they navigate their voice change and prepare for a lifetime of singing. Students will sing in a comfortable range with peers, figuring out how to keep using an instrument that changes a little or a lot every day. The program is open to all young men, including transgender, non-binary, and non-gender conforming individuals.

  • Ages 11–17
  • Rehearses Thursdays 5:00-6:15 pm at Teachers College, Columbia University (525 West 120th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam)
  • Tuition: $400 per semester
  • Need-based scholarships available.

Faculty

Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Ed.D.

Click here to view Jeanne's Bio

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