This workshop is for ALL performers and artists, emerging through mid-career, who use their voice as their instrument.
During this workshop, participants will learn how to take the best care of their most important instrument, their voice. To that end, they will learn vocal and breath/mic technique and vocal hygiene as well as the anatomy and physiology of the voice and volume and intonation. In addition to vocal care, participants will also receive performance coaching.
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from Juno award-winning singer, Liberty Silver, and award-winning MC/speaker Andria Barrett.
What You'll Learn:
• How to warm up your voice
• Vocal, breath and mic technique
• Vocal hygiene and how to care for your voice
• Vocal performance coaching
Please note that participants must be at least 18 years old
Liberty Silver is a multiple award-winning recording artist. She was the first Black woman to receive a Juno Award. She shared a Grammy with collaborators for the single "Tears Are Not Enough," which raised funds for relief of the famine in Ethiopia.
Liberty Silver has performed for and shared the stage with countless prominent figures, including US President Barack Obama, Bob Marley (Madison Square Garden), Maya Angelou, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Celine Dion, The Temptations, Oscar Peterson, Natalie Cole, and Gladys Knight.
Andria Barrett is a voice actor/MC/speaker and workshop facilitator based in Brampton. She has a background in musical theatre and studied at the Claude Watson School for the Arts. She has worked in Canada and internationally as a speaker and workshop facilitator for clients including MTV, Sick Kids Hospital, Rogers and Unilever.
The founder of The Diversity Agency, a speakers bureau and training company, Andria has voiced video games, commercials, audiobooks, and documentaries. She has shared the stage with greats such as the late Salome Bey, Jackie Richardson and Deborah Cox.
If you require assistance or support to participate, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible (minimum of three days in advance) so that we can make the necessary accommodations.
The Brampton Arts Organization can provide all-ages Brampton Transit Tickets free of charge to those who need them for our in-person events. If you would like to pick up a ticket for yourself and others attending with you, please email email@example.com prior to the event and we will have them available for you onsite. Tickets work for both Brampton Transit and Züm buses.