2019 Flagship 5-day Performers Course

Book your place

Booking is now open for our 2019 SATS for Performers 5 day Course.

There is already a high demand for places on our courses, with people travelling from all over the world to take part.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

SATS for Performers

12th - 16th August, 2019

 

Professor Janice Chapman, author of the internationally acclaimed book Singing and Teaching Singing: A Holistic Approach to Classical Voice (SATS), will lead a team of voice specialists and vocal coaches from the industry including the Royal Opera House in an innovative performers course at Eastbourne College.

This course will focus on how to develop and use your vocal technique in performance. There will be some fantastic opportunities to work with directors, coaches and teachers in a unique multi-disciplinary environment.

The SATS Singing and Performing course is the perfect way to explore and develop your artistry as a performer in a safe and encouraging atmosphere.

Over the 5 days of the course, there will be a mixture of vocal and movement warm-ups and body conditioning with specialist practitioners as well as small practice groups where singers can ask questions and put vocal exercises into context. There will also be one-to-one vocal lessons and various song, oratorio and opera classes where the practical elements are put straight into your repertoire.

You will also have the unique opportunity to participate in a one-off Q&A session with Keiron Cooke, Senior Artist Manager from Askonas Holt.

 

Dates: Monday 12th - Friday 16th August, 2019

Venue: Eastbourne College, Old Wish Rd, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JY, UK

Cost: £750 (Full board and lodgings provided)

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Voice Specialists

  • Professor Janice Chapman – Director of CVT, course leader and author of SATS Book
  • James Platt – Director of CVT, Professional Singer and Pedagogue
  • David Syrus - Conductor and retired Head of Music at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Dr Christopher White - Studienleiter (Head of Music) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
  • Mandy Demetriou – Movement Consultant, Royal Opera House
  • Martin Lloyd Evans – Resident Director at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Keiron Cooke – Senior Agent at Askonas Holt
  • And other visiting staff TBC.

 

This course is designed specifically for

  • Singers preparing for auditions at either university or music college
  • Singers who want to work on their technique
  • Singers who want to develop their artistry through technique
  • Singers who would like professional feedback on their audition material
  • Singers who would like vocal coaching that’s linked to their technical development

 

Demonstrations & Presentations will include

  • Accent Method Breathing Workshops
  • Breathing & Support
  • Postural Alignment
  • Practical Vocal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Phonation
  • Resonance
  • Articulation
  • Primal Sound in Classical Voice Training
  • Artistry and Performance
  • Audition Preparation

 

The week will include

  • Movement, Physical and Body Conditioning – Strengthening, Stretching and Releasing Key Muscle Groups
  • Practical strategies for achieving optimal performance alignment
  • Accent Method Breathing Training
  • How to transition from Accent Method Breathing into Breathing and Support for Singers
  • Primal Sound Training: Using Triggers to co-ordinate airflow, larynx and the vocal tract
  • Vocal Warm Up and conditioning with Specialist Practitioners
  • Small Practice Groups: Putting vocalise into context
  • One-to-One Vocal Lessons (x3 hrs of singing lessons included in course fee)
  • Songs, Oratorio and Opera Classes
  • Palpation and handling skills for singers
  • Singers Vocal Diagnostics: Problems and Solutions
  • Performance Masterclasses

 

Coaches from

  • Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama

 

Masterclasses & One-to-One Lessons

All participants will have the option to take part in singing classes, masterclasses and one to one lessons throughout the week and have the opportunity to help develop their technical and artistic skills with our world renowned voice team. Three one-to-one sessions will be included in each participant’s course fee, and further sessions can be booked subject to availability at an extra charge.

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Book your place

Booking is now open for our 2019 SATS for Performers 5 day Course.

There is already a high demand for places on our courses, with people travelling from all over the world to take part.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.