June - October 2019
Sun July 21 - Sat 27, 2019
Jazz Singing
Eliane Amherd
During the workshop you have the opportunity to sing Jazz Standards, Blues and Bossa Nova in the group as well as a soloist. We approach Interpretation, Improvisation, Rhythm and Swing Feel with a playful «learning by doing» attitude. You are asked to open your ears, eyes and heart instead of hiding behind your music sheet. Vocal and Body exercises are part of the workshop.
Target group
The workshop is open for singers of different styles with choir, ensemble, band or solo singing experience. For Jazz Students, Amateur Jazz singers or classical singers who want to learn about Jazz and for singing instrumentalists.
Daily group classes and evening Jam sessions where participants can try out what they learned during the day in a «live"»setting.
Lesson times
5 hours a day from about 9:30–12:00 a.m.and 4:00–6:30 p.m.
Course details
Eliane Amherd, Swiss-born singer, guitarist and songwriter graduated from The New School University for Jazz and Contemporary Music, New York in 2000. She tours all over the world and plays in International Festivals in America, Europe and Asia, as well as in New York's hottest Jazz clubs. Here a Feedback from her Workshop: "… it was like a refreshing breeze coming from Eliane Amherd, an artist straight out of the Jazz Mertropole New York City. She radiates rhythm and groove with every move she makes and taught us academically trained musicians how to approach songs via our ears and feeling, instead of using our reading abilities and intellect. A truly impressive experience.
Course No. 9