International Choral Academy

All courses are approved for re-licensure and lane-change credit for teachers. All participants will be awarded a certificate of completion. Sessions held at the SLCA Building, 700 North 200 West.

 

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Fall 2014

Choir Audition Prep Class
Dr. Jane Fjeldsted and Newell Bullen, Instructors

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

Preparation course with emphasis on the following:
-Group Voice - focus on the requirements for auditions: range, flexibility, tone quality, intonation, and expressive singing, plus a professional recording. 
Taught by Dr. Jane Fjeldsted.

-Theory and aural skills.
-Sight-reading skills and other helps.
Taught by Newell Bullen

Course Fee:

$150 Standard Tuition

Theory for Musicians
Newell Bullen, Instructor
Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

Add to your solid music fundamentals by going beyond basic theory. Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the music you love by learning the principles of harmony and form that make up its core.

Course Fee:

$100 Standard Tuition

$75 for SLCA Members

Sibelius Music Notation Software
Newell Bullen, Instructor
Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

Learn how to use the industry-favorite Sibelius notation software. This course will teach the fundamental skills needed to notate music correctly and create a beautiful, easy to follow finished product.

Course Fee:

$100 Standard Tuition 

$75 for SLCA Members

College Music Prep
Newell Bullen, Instructor
Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

Prepare for college entrance exams and auditions. This course is great for anyone who wants to have a firm understanding of music theory including scales, chords, key signatures, harmony, sight singing, ear training, and transcription.  Each student will receive individual counseling on the audition and testing process for their desired college music program.

Course Fee:

$100 Standard Tuition

$75 for SLCA Members

Group Voice and Musicianship
Dr. Jane Fjeldsted, Instructor
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:50 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

Learn to sing, sight-read, and understand your score all in one class! Through group and individual singing, instruction in notation, basic theory, and aural skills you will become a better musician and singer. The group setting allows you to learn both personally, and from others as they apply instruction. It's a powerful impact!

Course Fee:

$150 Early Registration Discount for all participants before March 3rd.

 

 

Group Voice
Dr. Jane Fjeldsted, Instructor
Wednesdays, 4:45-5:35 or 5:45-6:35 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions



Understand the singing instrument, and learn to apply good basic singing techniques through lecture, group discussion, group singing, lab performance, and listening to others as they apply the skills taught in the course.

Course Fee: $100

($75 for SLCA Members)

 

Expressive Conducting
Dr. Jane Fjeldsted, Instructor
Mondays, 4:30-6:00 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

Be more than a basic “beat pattern” conductor! Conducting mastery is expressive, precise, and engaging. Learn how to rehearse your choir to encourage their best singing, prepare your scores for the highest musicality, and let gestures say what you mean.

Course Fee: $200

($175 for SLCA Members)

Choral Development
"How did you get that beautiful sound?"

Dr. Jane Fjeldsted, Instructor
Mondays, 5:40-6:30 pm

Courses begin again this Fall, schedule TBA

Duration: 8 sessions

 

To register for both Expressive Conducting and Choral Development together, click below

Beautiful choral music comes from preparing with knowledge. This course will focus on score preparation, diction, use of IPA, and vocal/rehearsal techniques.

Course Fee: $100

($75 for SLCA Members)