WEEKEND ONE (2-days): June 22 – 23, 2019 Classes run 9 am – 4 pm daily and students are welcome to stay late in their studio.
What is The Singing Soul?
A Swingin’ Swayin’ Funk Bump Afro Gospel Sacred Soulful Blues Chant Jam Feelin’ Hi Mash-up!!
The Singing Soul is the experience of unrehearsed, spontaneous singing, collaborative creativity and the creation of community through improvised vocal music. It is for people who are ready to let go of “getting it right” and embrace letting it just happen. This utterly experiential program is a powerful experience of being alive and present. We’ll explore the skill set of the improviser: deep listening, working with change, following and trusting intuition spontaneity, fluid awareness of self and others. We’ll also strengthen our abilities as musical architects: constructing melodies, harmony, vocal percussion, bass lines. There are no wrong notes and there’s nothing to memorize – just breathe and sing.
All levels welcome
Tuition includes daily lunch and snacks. Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars and are inclusive of all applicable taxes. An accommodation package, which includes breakfast and dinner is available separately. Click here for further details.
David is a lover of vocal music and has led The Singing Soul nationally and internationally since 1997. He was the conductor of the improv choir House of Song and his music experience includes percussion, bass and guitar and ranges from street performing to off-Broadway, from fully choreographed to fully improvised. David has won numerous music scholarships including trainings at the Banff Centre for the Arts and Simon Fraser University. He is also a leadership consultant and facilitator specializing in communication, conflict, masculinity and rites of passage. He holds an Associate degree in Jazz Studies, an M.A. in Process Oriented Facilitation and Conflict Studies, and an M.Ed.in Social Ecology.
Classes are open to students at least 19 years of age at the start of their registered workshop
Refunds will be issued within 30 days of confirmed receipt of MISSA’s online withdrawal form and will be processed through PayPal.
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BEFORE April 15: for each course withdrawal, a refund inclusive of tuition and any applicable supply fee will be issued, minus a $50 admin fee.
AFTER April 15: for each course withdrawal, a tuition credit for MISSA 2020 will be issued, minus a $50 admin fee. Any applicable supply fee will be refunded. As a courtesy, a full refund will be issued if withdrawal application is received within 48 hours of an initial purchase (up until June 7, 2019).
If MISSA must cancel a workshop, a full refund (tuition, supply fee and accommodation) will be issued. Transferring into another workshop is a possibility. On-Campus accommodations can be canceled at any time prior to arrival and will be refunded within 30 days after receipt of the cancellation form.
NO COURSE REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF THE START OF MISSA (after June 7, 2019).