Private voice lessons give you the opportunity to develop your voice to its full potential. You will develop a fundamental understanding of the voice and useful singing and speaking techniques. Problems of breathing, body alignment, tone production, tension and diction will be addressed with specific exercises. Singers, speakers and actors are welcome!
Sacred Sound, Toning and Song Circle Class, Vibrational Healing
This class is open to adults and high school students interested in sound / vibrational healing. You will learn easy chants to find and become comfortable with your own voice, connecting with your unique sacred sound for meditation and celebration. You will also learn the ancient technique of toning which uses the breath to assist in freeing the natural voice as well as restoring balance and harmony to body, mind, and spirit. The Song Circle develops these techniques allowing growth in awareness and grounding in the present moment. The class meets monthly.
St. Francis Community Chorale
St. Francis Community Chorale is open to all adults who love to sing! Directed by Barb Stumpf, the choir meets Thursday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. The chorale performs two major concerts – at Christmas and in the spring – and then takes the summer off. No auditions are necessary. The Chorale is free thanks to a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council.
Women's Slavic Choir
This group will sing the folk songs of the Slavic countries. Most of the music hails from the countries of Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Russia and the Ukraine. The repertoire of lyrical songs borrowed from authentic Slavic choruses tells of love, work, war, country life, and sorrow. The group strives to maintain the original mode of the presentation, which often includes dissonant harmonies, unusual rhythms, and distinctive vocal qualities which make Slavic music unique and exciting. For more information or to join please call the office.