Find Your Voice Sessions

Basic Principles of Vocal Technique 
Marcus Gresham
Wednesday, 9:00-9:50 am

Learn the basic anatomy and function of the Voice. This practical application of knowledge is illustrated and allows you to achieve a greater outcome with your voice.

Breathing and Posture
Christi Bovee
Wednesday, 11:00-11:50 am

Learn the importance of correct breathing and posture and how to incorporate that correct technique into your singing and speaking. What does good posture look like for the Worshiper who is singing or even playing while singing? Come to this session to experience first-hand exercises and the importance of good posture.

Choral and Group Blending 
Marcus Gresham, Christi Bovee
Thursday, 11:00-11:50 am
Thursday, 2:00-2:50 pm

If you ever wanted to know how to effectively blend voice parts ranging from a choir to small ensemble or 2 to 3 frontline people, this session is for you. Helpful tools will be demonstrated so that you understand how to blend your groups.

Expanding Your Range 
Christi Bovee
Thursday, 9:00-9:50 am

Learn how to increase your vocal range.

Marcus Gresham
Wednesday, 8:00-8:50 pm
Thursday, 10:00-10:50 am
Thursday, 8:00-8:50 pm

Learn what it takes to keep from going ‘flat’ or ‘sharp’ when you are singing.

Learning and Practicing a Song 
Christi Bovee, Marcus Gresham, Brad Lebakken
Wednesday, 7:00-7:50 pm

Find out the necessary and practical steps you should consider doing when learning and practicing a song. An actual process of learning a song will be modeled in this session.

Live Demos of Singing 
Christi Bovee, Marcus Gresham, Brad Lebakken
Wednesday, 6:00-6:50 pm
Thursday, 6:00-6:50 pm

In this session, you will witness live demonstrations of conference registrants singing. The demos will highlight effective moments realized as well as good feedback for overall improvement including effective microphone technique.

Private One-Hour Voice Lesson ($25) 
Christi Bovee
All times are already booked.

For a nominal fee of $25, register to have the option of experiencing a personal one-hour Voice Lesson with a Vocal Clinician. 

Vocal Health and Management 
Christi Bovee, Marcus Gresham, Brad Lebakken
Wednesday, 2:00-2:50 pm

In this session, you will understand the importance of maintaining proper Vocal Health. We will discuss good and bad food regimen, exercise, and rest. We will also offer information for valuable products and resources pertinent to good vocal health.

Christi Bovee, Marcus Gresham
Wednesday, 10:00-10:50 am

Learn what ‘vocalizing’ really is, and why it is necessary to having a strong, healthy, and communicative voice. You will have chance to interact and learn exercises that will help your overall singing or speaking ability.

Vocal Projection for Speakers 
Ed Sciulli
Wednesday, 6:00-6:50 pm
Thursday, 6:00-6:50 pm

This track teaches you how not to mumble, to win friends, and influence people. You will also learn the importance of pacing your voice when speaking in front of others.

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