Summer Voice Intensive at Roberta Duchak’s Vocal Studio in Westmont, IL.
A week of singing through the Musical genres: Musical Theatre, Jazz/American Songbook and Pop/Rock. This week-long vocal intensive will help you master vocal technique and style at the same time. Students will get to work with award-winning performers/voice coaches Roberta Duchak and Ellen Winters on a variety of solo and ensemble numbers. Workshop will include:
• Daily Warmups- breathing, placement, work all vocal registers
• Ensemble singing- singing in harmony and blending
• Master Classes in Musical Theatre, Jazz, and Pop/Rock
• Microphone technique
Please come prepared with three songs in your key. We will help you select new pieces prior to the camp that highlight your strengths as a singer/performer. You must choose one (1) Musical Theatre piece; one (1) Jazz/American Songbook piece;
and one (1) Pop/Rock piece.
Roberta Duchak is an award winning musical director, Broadway actress and vocal coach for Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman for the film Les Misérables. She has toured nationally with Broadway companies for “Ragtime,” “25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” “Scrooge” (with Richard Chamberlain) and “Showboat.” Roberta spent 8 years as an Adjunct Faculty member of Columbia College Chicago and has 2 active vocal studios in the Chicago area.
Ellen Winters is an award-winning vocalist who has been performing and touring professionally for over 20 years in both the Jazz and Rock/Pop genres. She has sung with Grammy winners like Daryl Stuermer (guitarist for the band, Genesis) and Darmon Meader of New York Voices. Ellen has performed at the North Seas Jazz Festival, the Montreux Jazz Festival and has been a featured performer at The Dakota in Minneapolis; Summerfest in Milwaukee; Davenport’s in Chicago & The Bitter End in New York. Ellen has been Adjunct Faculty at Columbia College Chicago since 2007.
To REGISTER CONTACT: Robertaduchak@gmail.com to secure your spot. Only 12 students per class.