Session: Winter 2019
Chapter:  Baton Rouge
Location:  Jefferson Baptist Church
Time:  4:00pm - 6:15pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  12/11
Ages:  8-11
Tuition:  $200.00

** Registration ended December 20, 2018 at 11:00pm

Class Description

Get ready to be on The Voice or American Idol. Okay, maybe not, but you can learn how to sing. Singing is fun and you get to sing with friends!

Learn how to use your voice correctly and learn some of the techniques that will help you be a better vocalist. Every student will learn to sing together in a group as well as do some solo work. You will learn correct posture and breathing techniques, phrasing and how to stay on pitch.

Skills to be covered include:
*    Learn to use the diaphragm
*    Learn the basics of voice control
*    Demonstrate proper posture
*    Know 6-8 vocal warm-up exercises
*    Learn breathing and breath control
*    Understand the importance of diction and articulation
*    Understand and demonstrate pitch, flat and sharp
*    Identify and demonstrate musical phrasing
*    Understand musical genres and styles of music
*    Sing in a group number using melodies and harmonies.

This course is a prerequisite for CYT specialty voice classes.

Taught by Mackenzie Byrd


Mackenzie Byrd

Born in Baton Rouge, Mackenzie has been performing in musical theatre for 12 years. She has working in theatre at the community, collegiate, and professional level. She is a recent graduate of Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Theatre concentrating in Performance and Directing where she had the opportunity to receive special training in Shakespearian acting and Film Acting. Her career has lead to wonderful opportunities with organizations such as The International Performing Arts Institute, Broadway Theatre Connection, iTheatrics, and more. She has a true love for all things theatre and feels so very blessed to add CYT to that list. As much as she adores performing, she has a passion for teaching her craft as well. With 7 years teaching already under her belt she can not wait to begin teaching your students and watching them grow.

Class Location:

9135 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70809