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June’s Virtual Courses: Classes & Lessons to Power Up Your Musicianship

Over the past two months, COVID-19 has affected the music industry with a ruthless amount of hits — pushing the entire music community to quickly adapt to what we now call the New Normal. Despite these abrupt changes, it hasn’t stopped musicians and event professionals from concocting a large array of innovative ideas to continue performing, entertaining, connecting, and feeling. Wendy Parr, the founder of The Artist’s Circle and one of the industry’s top artistic/vocal coaches with over 28 years of experience addressing vocal creativity & exercises, has curated 4 classes and crash courses to help fellow musicians hone in on their skills for the upcoming month.

Want to focus on singing, technique, style, performance, and songwriting? — Scheduled for this upcoming Monday on June 1st at 11 AM PST: The Artist’s Toolbox workshop is a 1hr. Q&A session that addresses any songwriting questions any musician/music lover may have. This workshop focuses on not only providing practical tools for developing songs, a style, a sound, and a specific craft, but it also allows other members of the music community to virtually connect with each other during the shelter-in-place period. Registration for the class can be found here: “The Artist’s Toolbox — Songwriter Edition” Q&A Workshop

Or are you trying to develop your authentic style and keep that “passionate spark” ablaze? — On June 20th going from 10 AM-12 PM PST: Beyond the Notes is an interactive, 2-hour-long workshop that’ll dive deeper into utilizing your music and voice as a vehicle into enhancing your authentic self & expression with specific activities and vocal tools that’ll help you empower your personality to its fullest. More information on the course can be found here: “Beyond the Notes” Workshop

Does taking a 6-week-long course sound like a better option for you to hone in on your authentic self? — Starting on June 26th with every Tuesday up till July 28th: The Ride dives into the nitty-gritty details, tips, and hacks on creating your authentic brand and give you access to tangible tools that’ll ensure your artistic legacy. Interested in registering? You can find more information in this link, and if you think you’re up for the ultimate challenge, make your request via email right here. 

Do you just want to take a mental-health day and practice self-love for yourself? — featuring Chris Tai Melodista, a Meditation & Movement Coach: The Practice of Self Love is scheduled to be on Saturday, June 27th starting at 11AM PST. This workshop will dive deeper into using specific tactics that’ll help boost your confidence, mind, and focus that is essential to accessing your authenticity & clarity — all for the sake of growing your creativity and business. More information can be found in this link.
We highly encourage you to register for any of these courses! Just because we’re stuck at home, it doesn’t mean we should stop expressing ourselves to our fullest…and it surely doesn’t mean that we should keep it in our own bedroom. Do you have any questions regarding the courses? Do you have other innovative ideas that you’d like to share so that we can keep a lookout in the future? What are some other concepts/techniques/subjects we can focus on that’ll help you develop your musicianship? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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