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In-Person Schedule

This year we are moving lectures online so we can spend more time working together in-person. Videos will be available three weeks before the start of the Institute. Those with an asterisk (*) are optional, allowing participants to focus on their specialities along the way. Schedule is subject to change. 

Session 1

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Session 1

Pre-Session Video Lectures:

Functional Training & the Bel Canto Tradition: Is there a connection?* - Dr. Kathryn Green

Anatomy & Function Posture and Respiratory System - Marci Rosenberg and Dr. Wendy Leborgne

Mapping the Larynx and the Vocal Tract - Matt Edwards

Exercise Physiology and Motor Skills: Principles for training the vocal athlete - Marci Rosenberg

Belt Theory and Research* - Dr. Wendy LeBorgne

Teaching Mix and Belt - Matt Edwards

(* denotes lectures that are optional to help you tailor the experience to match your needs)

 

Saturday July 9th

9:00-10:30: The Artist's Purpose: Marcelle Gauvin and the CCM Faculty

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-11:45: Small Group Listening - Function and Story: CCM Faculty

11:45-12:30: Teaching from Speech: Matt Edwards

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Body and Breath Workshop: Dr. Wendy LeBorgne, Marci Rosenberg, and the CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: The how and why of "Chest" and "Head" in CCM Styles: Small Groups with the CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Take Me Home Concert with the CCM Faculty

Sunday July 10th

9:00-9:30: Morning Q&A

10:30-10:30: Shades of Mix Masterclass with Matt Edwards and Jessica Baldwin

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Shades of Mix Masterclass with Marcelle Gauvin, Alison Crockett, and Julie Dean

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Belting 101 Masterclass with Matt Edwards and Wendy LeBorgne

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Musical Theatre, Jazz, and Commercial Music - Navigating the Differences: Panel discussion with the CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Pool Party: Pool nights are one of the highlights of the CCM Institute. A place where friendships are formed as participants from all around the world get to know each other and share their stories. 

 

Monday July 11th

9:00-9:30: Morning Q&A

9:30-10:30: The Artists Purpose Part II: Marcelle Gauvin and the CCM Faculty

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Small Groups - Belting: The CCM Faculty

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Getting the most out of SOVTs in CCM Styles: Marci Rosenberg and the CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Developing the Foundation: Panel discussion with the CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Open Mic Night: A highlight of the CCM Institute, bring music to sing, all styles welcome.  

Session 1                   Session 2                 Session 3

 
 

Session 2

Pre-Session Video Lectures:

Black Roots of American Popular Music: Alison Crockett

Addressing Entanglements of the Vocal Tract: Matt Edwards

The Technical Ingredients of CCM Styles: Matt Edwards

Helping Clients Start Gigging*: Jess and Julie

Working with Young Singers*: Ed Reisert

(* denotes lectures that are optional to help you tailor the experience to match your needs)

 

Tuesday July 12th

9:00-10:30: Expanding the Artist's Vision: Marcelle Gauvin and the CCM Faculty

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-11:45: Small Group Listening - Storytelling and the Vocal Tract: The CCM Faculty

11:45-12:30: Vocal Tract Drills - Interactive Workshop: Matt Edwards

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Coordinating the Vocal Tract - Interactive Workshop: The CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Helping Singers Cross-Over from Classical Training - Masterclass: The CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Vocal Improv Night: Marcelle Gauvin and the CCM Faculty

Wednesday July 13th

9:00-9:30: Morning Q&A

9:30-10:30: Refining CCM Singers - Masterclass: Marcelle Gauvin and Alison Crockett

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Refining CCM Singers - Masterclass: Matt Edwards, Jessica Baldwin, and Julie Dean

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Lifetime Achievement Recipient Guest Lecture: Lynn Helding

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Lynn Helding Continued

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Pool Party 

Thursday July 14th

9:00-9:30: Morning Q&A

9:30-10:30: Expanding the Artist's Vision Part II: Marcelle Gauvin and the CCM Faculty

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Guided Listening - Shaping the Music (Small Groups): The CCM Faculty

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Stamina and Shaping - Masterclass: Matt Edwards

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Working through the middle stage of training: Panel discussion with the CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Open Mic Night 

 

Session 3

Pre-Session Video Lectures:

Crash Course - Jazz*

Crash Course - R&B and Gospel*

Crash Course - Rock*

Crash Course - Country, Folk, Americana*

Crash Course - Pop*

Crash Course - Singer Songwriters*

Crash Course - Musical Theatre*

Audio Technology - How Microphones and Audio Processing enhance the work of CCM performers

(* denotes lectures that are optional to help you tailor the experience to match your needs)

Friday July 15th

9:00-10:30: Storytelling Techniques: Matt Edwards, Marcelle Gauvin, and the CCM Faculty

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Vocal Styles Tools - Workshop: The CCM Faculty

11:45-12:30: Vocal Tract Drills: Matt Edwards

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Choose Your Own Adventure Styles Masterclass: The CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Choose Your Own Adventure Styles Masterclass: The CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Vocal Improv Night - riffing: Marcelle Gauvin, Alison Crockett, and the CCM Faculty

Saturday July 16th

9:00-10:30: Working with Audio Technology - Mic Technique and other tips and tricks: The CCM Faculty

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Choose Your Own Adventure - Amplified vs. Unamplified Belting OR Hands on Mic Technique

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Post-genre mash-ups - Workshop: The CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Post-genre mash-ups - Workshop: The CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Pool Party 

Sunday July 17th

9:00-10:30: Shaping the Journey - Panel Discussion: The CCM Faculty

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Choose Your Own Adventure - Storytelling in Musical Theatre OR Storytelling in Commercial Styles

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Stretching Your Abilities - Masterclass: The CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Where to Go From Here - Panel Discussion: The CCM Faculty

6:00: Closing Night Celebration