ANCA WA: A Webinar with Dr Darren Wicks.
6:00pm 6th August 2020 - 7:00pm 6th August 2020
Event Type: WA
Cost: ANCA members: Free Non-ANCA members: $10
In this workshop, Darren will share strategies he has been using to keep his 100-voice community choir engaged and singing during the challenges of the international pandemic. This online workshop will demonstrate a variety of materials, used for building voices, musicianship, and managing large groups of singers in an online environment. There will be a special focus on gospel singing ideas and strategies.
Booking is essential, as a personalized link will be emailed the day prior to the webinar.
Dr Darren Wicks
Darren is a singer, jazz pianist, choir director, and singing coach from Melbourne Australia. With a career spanning 25 years, Darren's experience includes work as a high school music teacher; a university lecturer, work with community music groups; studio teaching; school and community choirs; amateur musical theatre; and teacher education. Darren currently directs the Melbourne Singers of Gospel, a 120-voice community choir and is the founder of Total Voice Studio in Melbourne. He has studied voice pedagogy extensively throughout the USA, and holds a PhD in Voice Teaching and a Master of Music Education Degree. Darren is active in music education and voice associations. He is an honorary life member of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia and certified as an advanced teacher with the Institute of Vocal Advancement