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Vocal Pedagogy Seminar

Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2013

Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst

For Voice and Choral Teachers and Students, with

Carol McAmis:
Brain Compatible Practicing

Alys Terrien-Queen: Efficient & Effective Practicing   

UMass Voice/Choral faculty: The College Voice Audition Process,
a panel discussion

Masterclasses for High School & College students

All Seminar events are FREE and open to the public.
Please register to attend
Professional Development Points are available upon request.

Ithaca College Voice Professor Carol McAmis is a specialist in movement training and relaxation techniques for singers. She is a Guild-certified Feldenkrais teacher and member, Feldenkrais Guild of North America.
Carol McAmis
Alys Terrien-Queen performs as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist.  She has taught music pedagogy at New England Conservatory and presents her research on practicing, musical memory and learning styles to teacher and student groups in community and university programs nationally.
Alys Terrien-Queen

Saturday, October 26     Register online
12:30pm: Discussion, The College Voice Audition: How to Prepare and What to Expect
1:30pm: Masterclass for High School students with UMass faculty
2:45pm: Brain Compatible Practicing with Carol McAmis
4:30pm: Brain Compatible Practicing, continued   
6:30pm: Dinner Break
8pm: Concert, Stephanie Blythe & Les Violons du Roy, Purchase Tickets @ 413 545 2511 or

Sunday, October 27      Register Online
9:30am:  Efficient & Effective Practicing with Alys Terrien-Queen
11:30pm: Lunch Break
12:30pm: Masterclass with UMass students

Questions:  Marjorie Melnick, Senior Lecturer in Voice,

Sponsors: Voice Area, UMass Amherst Department of Music with help from the Alviani Fund, and the Boston chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing

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