Trans and Singing: A Symposium for Voice Teachers and Singers

Community Music Center
Community Music Center
Conference/Seminar
Location: 
544 Capp Street San Francisco, CA
Event date: 
23 Feb 2019
Start Time: 
2:30 pm
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 
Eli Conley, singer-songwriter, voice teacher Elliot Franks, singer Ruth Rainero, voice teacher William Sauerland, EDD, voice teacher and conductor Wendy Vastine, MA -SLP, NCVS vocologist, singer and vocal coach Shawna Virago, singer-songwriter Moderator and Host: Reuben Zellman, Director, NVBA

Trans and Singing is a a day of presentations and discussion on transgender singing for voice teachers and singers of all genders. Included in the program are talks by experts on TIGQ vocal pedagogy and voice science, a panel discussion with TIGQ performers, vocal masterclass/demonstrations, and an open rehearsal and performance by New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus.

Trans and Singing is a a day of presentations and discussion on transgender singing for voice teachers and singers of all genders. The symposium is a day-long event on transgender singing for voice teachers and singers of all genders and is hosted by the CMC Voice Department, New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus, and funded by a CMC Partnership Grant. It features presentations, masterclasses, and demonstrations by experts in TIGQ vocal pedagogy and voice science, panel discussions with performers, and an open rehearsal/sing-along. This free symposium is an important opportunity to enable dialogue, create safe spaces for TIGQ (transgender, intersex, and genderqueer) vocal expression and community building, and broaden musical perspectives in the field at large. Trans and Singing: A Vocal Symposium for Voice Teachers and SingersSaturday, February 23, 20192:30-9:30pmAdmission is FREE. Advanced registration is required. Community Music Center544 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 For more details, schedule, and registration: tinyurl.com/trans-and-singing  About Community Music Center:Founded in 1921, San Francisco’s Community Music Center (CMC) is one of the oldest and largest community arts organizations on the West Coast. CMC makes high quality music accessible to all people, regardless of financial means. Last year, CMC awarded over $2 million in tuition assistance, serving more than 2,600 students of all ages, ethnicities and income levels with music lessons, classes and other programs. Thousands enjoyed performances at CMC and out in the community. Learn more about CMC at www.sfcmc.org   

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