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In-Person Schedule

Before the Institute, you will watch pre-recorded video lectures covering the core content. That way when you arrive on campus we can focus on practical application. 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.

For participants who teach all styles, we recommend Sessions 1-3. This will give you a strategic approach developing CCM voices and how to guide singers of all styles. See the Session 3 Schedule for more information. 

Those who only teach musical theatre, can take Sessions I and 2 followed by the Musical Theatre Styles Course. This will give you a detailed view of the building process and how to apply that information to a wide range of musical theatre styles. See the Musical Theatre Styles Schedule for more information. 

You may also take Sessions 1-3 in-person and Musical Theatre Styles online to maximize your understanding of musical theatre and commercial stlyes.

 

Anyone can create their own adventure by selecting any combination of online and in-person courses. Many participants return for several years in a row to take advantage of the wide variety of courses we offer. 

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

Motor Learning: 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 13th

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

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-11:15: Teaching from Speech 

11:15-12:30: Small Group Listening

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-2:45: Training at the Vocal Fold Level: Vocal Fitness, Wellness, and Exercise Physiology principles

2:45-3:45: Application with the CCM Faculty

3:45-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Body and Breath Workshop: Dr. Wendy LeBorgne, Marci Rosenberg, and the CCM Faculty

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:30-9:00: Concert with the CCM Faculty (Goodson Recital Hall)

Sunday July 14th

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

9:30-10:30: Shades of Mix Workshop with Matt

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Shades of Mix Masterclass with CCM Faculty

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-2:30: Masterclass Continued

2:30-3:30: Breakout Rooms on Mixing

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Marci, Wendy, and Matt Belting 101

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:00-9:00: Hampton Inn 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 15th

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

11:00-11:30: Intro to Small Groups

11:30-12:30: Breakout Sessions on Belting in rooms: The CCM Faculty

12:30-2:00: Lunch - Lunch and Learn with Marci and Wendy in the main lecture hall

2:00-3:30: Belting Masterclass

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: TBD

5:30-7:30: Dinner - Cadaver Lab Trip

7:00-9:00: Open Mic Night: A highlight of the CCM Institute, bring music to sing, all styles welcome.  (Goodson Recital Hall)

Session 1
Session 2

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 16th

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

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-11:45: Vocal Tract Drills

11:45-12:30: Vocal Tract Drills Small Groups

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Troubleshooting Scenarios (in main Hall): The CCM Faculty

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Masterclass: Kathryn & Matt

                       Helping Singers Cross-Over from Classical Training 

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:00-9:00: Vocal Improv Night: Marcelle Gauvin and the CCM Faculty (Goodson Recital Hall)

Wednesday July 17th

9:00-10:00: Using SOVTs

10:00-10:30: Refining CCM Singers 

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-11:30: Refining CCM Singers 

11:30-12:30: Troubleshooting scenarios 

12:30-2:00: Lunch

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

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Lifetime Achievement Recipient Guest Lecture

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:00-9:00: Hampton Inn Pool Party 

Thursday July 18th

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: Masterclass

  • 11:00-11:30: Teaching a lighter SA voice to belt

  • 11:30-12:00: Variations of belt voice qualities in an SA voice

  • 12:00-12:30: Variations of belt voice qualities in a TBB voice

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Teacher Coaching

  • 2:00-2:30: Adult Rock Singer

  • 2:30-3:00: College student

  • 3:00-3:30: HS Student

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-4:45: Teacher Coaching

  • 4:00-4:45: HS Student

4:45-5:30: What to do after Session II

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:00-9:00: Open Mic Night (Goodson Recital Hall)

Session 3

Pre-Session Video Lectures:

Crash Course - Jazz with Alison Crockett*

Crash Course - Rock with Matt and Jackie Edwards*

Crash Course - Country, Folk, Americana*

Crash Course - Singer Songwriters and Original Artists*

Crash Course - Musical Theatre with Matt Edwards*

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 19th

9:00-10:30: Keeping Singers Vocally Healthy when Gigging - Marci Rosenberg 

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Getting into the Rhythm of CCM styles to Bring Songs to Life - Alison Crockett

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Artist Development Tools for Singers of All Ages - Jess Baldwin

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Round Robin Styles Rooms - Small Groups

  • Musical Theatre with Ed and Jackie

  • Singer-Songwriters and Original Versions of Cover Songs with Jess

  • County, Americana, and Folk with Julie

  • Rock with Matt

  • Jazz, R&B, Soul, Blues with Alison and Marcelle

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:00-9:00: Vocal Improv Night - riffing: Alison Crockett (Goodson Hall)

Saturday July 20th

9:00-10:30: Regulating the Nervous System to Free the Artistic Voice - Julie Dean

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Tools to Use in the Studio (small groups)

  • Vocal Distortions with Matt (Stimpson, main hall)

  • Artist Development Tools with Jess

  • Regulating the Nervous System with Julie

  • Melodic Phrasing with Alison

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Round Robin Styles Rooms - Small Groups

  • Musical Theatre with Ed and Jackie

  • Singer-Songwriters and Original Versions of Cover Songs with Jess

  • County, Americana, and Folk with Julie

  • Rock with Matt

  • Jazz, R&B, Soul, Blues with Alison and Marcelle

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-4:45: The Power of Transcriptions

4:45-5:30: A chat about the business

5:30-7:30: Dinner

7:00-9:00: Hampton Inn Pool Party 

Sunday July 21th

9:00-10:30: Storytelling Techniques with Jackie and Matt

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Participants will coach each other under the supervision of CCM Institute faculty to apply the tools learned over the course of the workshop

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30:Teacher coaching

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:00: Where to Go From Here: Artistic Development with Marcelle Gauvin

5:00-5:30: Wrap-up and Certificates

6:00: Closing Night Celebration 50/50 Tap House in Downtown Winchester

Musical Theatre Styles

July 19 Friday Day 1

9:00- 10:45: Welcomme, Character Report, Chekhov Psychological Gesture Exercise​, Cool Down Exercises

10:45 - 11:00: Break
11:00-12:30: Exercises/Vocalises, Vocal Stylisms, Effects, Onsets and Releases, Legit Singing (Traditional/Contemporary)
12:30 - 2:00: Lunch
2:00 - 3:45: Traditional Belt/Character Songs, Jazz/Blues Styles Singing, Vowels/Consonants
3:45-4:00: Break
4:00-5:30: Masterclass until 5PM then Q&A             
5:30 - 7:30: Dinner
7:30-9:00: Vocal Improv Night – Riffing: Marcell Gauvin, Allison Crockett and CCM Faculty

 

July 20 Saturday Day 2

9:00-10:45: Cross Train Exercises/Laryngeal Flexibility, Working with a Mic, Application
10:45-11:00: Break

11:00-12:30: Pop/Rock Styles, Extreme Sounds, Feeling the Groove
12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Gospel/R&B Styles, Basic Riff Patterns
3:30-3:45: Break
3:45-5:30: Masterclass with Edrie (selected participants work individual song styles)
5:30 – 7:30: Dinner   
7:30-9:00: Hampton Inn Pool Party

 

July 21 Sunday Day 3

9:00- 10:45: Listening/Diagnose, Exercises/Stamina
10:45-11:00: Break 
11:00-12:30: Auditioning for Musica
l Theatre, Repertoire/Cuts, Application
12:30 - 2:00: Lunch
2:00-3:30: Country/Bluegrass Style, Accents in Musical Theatre
3:30-3:45: Break
3:45-5:00: Masterclass with Edrie (selected participants work individual song styles)
5:00-5:30: Closing
6:00: Closing Night Celebration at 50/50 Tap House

Musial Theatre Styles

Session 3 (subject to change)

Anatomy Intensive
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