fbpx

MCMA Workshops 2019-20

Each year the MCMA is happy to present a fall workshop series taught by leading music professionals from the Winnipeg arts community. These workshops explore universal musical topics that apply to any instrument and are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about music. FREE for all current MCMA students and $10 for the general public. Read on to learn more about this year’s workshop topics. And remember; space is limited, so register now to reserve your spot today!

How to Prepare for an Audition - October 5th @ 2:00-3:30 pm

How to Prepare for an Audition - October 5th @ 2:00-3:30 pm

How to Prepare for an Audition – with Paul De Gurse and Simon Miron

Are you looking to break into Winnipeg’s theatre community, hone your audition skills, dive deeper into one of your go-to audition pieces?  This is the workshop for you!  Paul De Gurse and Simon Miron, founding members of The Village Conservatory for Musical Theatre (and MCMA faculty members) will share their expertise in the art forms of vocal production, acting, and movement to guide you toward developing a successful audition piece.  Nervous?  We’ve got you covered!  These instructors have extensive training and experience in how to conquer your fears and land the part you’re dreaming of!

Vocal Diction for Beginners - Nov. 16 @ 1:00 - 2:00  pm

Vocal Diction for Beginners - Nov. 16 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Vocal Diction for Beginners – with Sydney Clarke and Sarah Cory

Have you ever wondered how opera singers learn to sing in different languages?  Would you like to improve your pronunciation skills for a certain piece you’re working on?  MCMA faculty Sydney Clarke and Sarah Cory will introduce you to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), and present information on language pronunciation for Italian, French and German.  You’ll be reciting foreign languages flawlessly in no time!

The Merry MCMA Carolers - Dec. 14 @ 2:00 pm

The Merry MCMA Carolers - Dec. 14 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of singing and merriment as we bring holiday spirit to the MCMA neighborhood! Complete with song books, hot chocolate and baking treats, we invite you to drop in for a few minutes or the whole afternoon! Please tell your friends – this event is FREE and open to anyone!

This sensational singing event will be led by Brittany Mielnichuk, MCMA faculty member and Artistic Director of Rainbow Harmony Project.

 

Energy Healing for Musicians - Jan. 25 @ 2:00-3:30 pm

Energy Healing for Musicians - Jan. 25 @ 2:00-3:30 pm

Reiki is a Japanese practice for relaxation and stress reduction that promotes well-being.  Reiki is often described as energy healing transferred from the practitioner to the patient to encourage positive effects.  The practice of Reiki is spiritual in nature and promotes peace and harmony.  Outstanding professional flutist and MCMA faculty member LAYLA ROBERTS has recently achieved certification as a Reiki practitioner.  Through her research and practice, she is connecting the practice of Reiki with her roots as a musician.  Join Layla for this information session explaining the techniques and benefits of Reiki.