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Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year, covering a wide range of topics and taught by some of the best artists and educators around. You can sign up for a single session or a short series, depending on your schedule and interests.

Our workshops are available online or in-person, as noted in each description, so no matter where you are, you can join in on the fun. And with a range of topics to choose from, you’re sure to find a workshop that’s right for you. Use the filters below to refine your search.

Beyond the Familiar: Expanding Song Selection with Ellen Johnson

Saturday, April 20, 11 am – 2 pm

Beyond the Familiar: Expanding Song Selection with Ellen Johnson

Today’s singers are redefining their playlists, drawing from diverse genres.

Creating Content That Connects: Using Engagement to Increase Sales with Kenya Moses

Sunday, April 21, 11 am – 1 pm

Creating Content That Connects: Using Engagement to Increase Sales with Kenya Moses

Dive into the art of crafting content that resonates with your audience, fostering a meaningful connection that transcends the digital world.

The Laptop Batucada – Brazilian Pandeiro Essentials with Brian Rice

Sunday, April 21, 11 am – 1 pm

The Laptop Batucada – Brazilian Pandeiro Essentials with Brian Rice

This workshop is intended to get you started or keep you moving forward on the pandeiro, the increasingly popular and versatile instrument instructor Brian Rice likes to call a laptop batucada.

The Chekere with Brian Rice

Sunday, April 21, 2 – 4 pm

The Chekere with Brian Rice

Originally from Africa, the chekere (or abê in Brazil) is part of various Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian music traditions and is also found in popular music settings.

Soloing in Minor Keys with Kasey Knudsen

Sunday, April 21, 2 – 4 pm

Soloing in Minor Keys with Kasey Knudsen

4-part IN-PERSON Improv Series Each workshop in this hands-on 4-part improvisation series focuses on a common jazz tune or chord progression.

Jazz, Blues, Rock Piano by Ear with Andy Ostwald

Sunday, April 28, 11 am – 1 pm

Jazz, Blues, Rock Piano by Ear with Andy Ostwald

An introduction to the book series Play Jazz, Blues, Rock Piano by Ear, presented by the author, Andy Ostwald.

Center Stage: Building Presence & Confidence as a Vocalist with Amy D

Sunday, April 28, Noon – 3 pm

Center Stage: Building Presence & Confidence as a Vocalist with Amy D

Singing for an audience is one of the most vulnerable acts of self-expression.

Soloing on Stella by Starlight with Bert Ligon

Sunday, April 28, 2 – 4 pm

Soloing on Stella by Starlight with Bert Ligon

3-Part ONLINE Improv Series  Each workshop in this hands-on, 3-part improvisation series focuses on a common jazz tune or chord progression.

Introduction to the Alexander Technique for Musicians with Laura Klein

Sunday, May 5, 11 am – 1 pm

Introduction to the Alexander Technique for Musicians with Laura Klein

Playing an instrument or singing is a complex process involving not just hands, embouchure, or voice, but your whole self.

Vocal Improvisation and Circlesinging with Bryan Dyer

Sunday, May 5, Noon – 3 pm

Vocal Improvisation and Circlesinging with Bryan Dyer

Are you sometimes tentative when it comes to being creative vocally?