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To inscribe for a workshop, see the contact form at the very end of this page.
Improvising with known music – whole songs or just fragments of a well-known-tune: How do you do it as an improvisation singer? Is there in fact a difference between interpreting a known song and improvising free material? When singing together, how to combine material that doesn’t fit? How to respect your song but also allow yourself to cut it up, and remix it into totally new vocal music? (click here to read more)
Improviseren met bekende muziek – hele liedjes of alleen fragmenten van een overbekende song: Hoe doe je dat als improvisatie-zanger? Is er eigenlijk een verschil tussen het interpreteren van een bekend lied en het compleet vrije improviseren – of gaat het in wezen over hetzelfde? Hoe combineer je mogelijk heel uiteenlopende muziek in een duo of trio improvisatie? Hoe respecteer je je voorbereide materiaal maar kun je ook nieuwe muziek laten ontstaan door vrij to snijden en te remixen. Ook in deze workshop werken we zowel solo, in duetten als in ensemble verband. (klik hier voor meer info)
Two more workshops have the interest of several Genetic Choir singers, so we might plan them if there are enough pioneer participants. You are welcome to let us know if you like to pioneer for these workshops (dates will be middle or end of summer 2014):
What is time, what is rhythm (essentially)? And how to work with that essence of rhythm in improvisation, even if you are not good in counting? How to really ‘spend time’ while singing and surf the feeling of time. This weekend, we’ll create intricate moments of timing, and while we’re at it, produce symphonies made of rhythm-carpets and beatbox-glory!
When we improvise with our voices, sometimes sounds emerge which are language-like, or even very much like comprehensible words. How do we treat this moment when singers are on the verge of becoming improvising poets? (…) (for more info, look at the workshop description from last december)
Both workshops are at the moment open for pioneers to inscribe for the much lower workshop fee.
Dates will be planned together with the pioneers who inscribe.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
If you cannot join these workshops: More workshop will be planned for sure. You can already let us know about your interest to join a Genetic Choir workshop (or your wishes for special workshop themes ) by writing us a message.
Other workshop themes that have proven exciting to investigate and which can be fitted in a workshop of one or several days:
Worskhop times are usually: 10:00-17:00
(unless otherwise stated)
One day workshops (excl. VAT): 60,- € / Pioneers pay 40,- €
Two day workshops (excl. VAT): 110,- € / Pioneers pay 75,- €
Four day workshops (excl. VAT): 200,- € / Pioneers pay 140,- €
You can become a pioneer and pay the lower pioneer price by being one of the first to inscribe to a workshop and commit yourself to the dates. What is this pioneer thing? Click here.
Note that all prices are shown without the 21% tax, as some participants can deduct this part from their costs.
For example the total amount you pay for a two day workshop (110,- + VAT) is at the moment 130,90 Euro. For a one-day workshop it’s 72,60 Euro.
If you are interested to follow a workshop, send us a message through the contact form at the bottom of this page.