Singing For Kids with Mark Almy is a six week course that helps young people develop vocal technique and effective communication through song. With vocal exercises, students build range, strength, flexibility, clarity of tone, and ease of production. Attention is also given to delivery of repertoire, with an emphasis on healthy vocalism, appropriate style, and awakening the artistic imagination.
Singing For Kids is open to students in 3rd-12th grades
Class meets on Thursday from 3:30-5:00 pm for 6 weeks
Mark Almy is member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Mark has taught at University of Redlands, Riverside Community College, Cal State San Bernardino, and COD. He trained with Janet Parlova and Marcie Stapp of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; Dewey Camp of San Francisco State University; Mark Haffner of San Francisco Opera; and William Vendice of Los Angeles Opera. Artist-in-residence at Orlando Opera and an Apprentice Artist at Des Moines Metro Opera, Mark has sung over 100 roles in opera and music theater, including Don Giovanni, Figaro, Rigoletto, Sweeney Todd, Javert, King Arthur, and Don Quixote. After studying at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, he made his European debut at the Opera of Toulon, France.
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