Voice & Singing Classes

Debby Boland Watt's Book Review: The Music Lesson by Victor L. Wooten

Debby Boland Watt
Five (every other) Thursdays, March 21, April 4, 18, May 2, 16
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
5 weeks, $150

Dusty Strings voice and singing teacher Debby Boland Watt facilitates this new class that's part guided discussion, part inspired exploration. The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music by Victor L. Wooten is the story of a struggling musician who wanted music to be in his life. Suddenly, out of nowhere, a teacher arrived. Wooten's guide moves the young musician on a journey revealing that the gifts we get from music mirror those from life. Through the use of philosophy, spirituality, and Wooten's eccentric genius, the reader delves deep, finding the song that resides within. In this class, students read and discuss Wooten's book then use improvisation as a vehicle to venture into the spirit of music and "human flow," discovering their own "inside-song" along the way. For all levels and all instrumentalists, including voice. Once registered, you'll need to purchase your own copy of the book and come to class prepared to share your insights on the first two chapters.

Bluegrass Singing & Harmony

Jason Stewart
Five Thursdays, March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
5 weeks, $125

Learn to sing the high, lonesome sounds of bluegrass songs and uncover the secrets to this iconic style of singing -- right from the start of the first class. All levels of singers are welcome, and you can expect to sing a lot each week!

Bluegrass Singing & Harmony

Greg Blake
Saturday, April 20
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Learn how to get the high lonesome sound in bluegrass singing, as well as helpful vocal techniques for singing country, gospel, and folk. Find the basic elements of harmony, and get answers to your questions about singing in these styles. For all levels. Please bring a recording device.