VCB: Canciones Mexicanas: Incorporating Mexican Art Song in Your Studio

Typically, even as Spanish language music makes its way into the western classical canon, it is predominantly European Spanish. With this presentation, see some of the history behind Mexican vocal music and be encouraged to add this beautiful repertoire to your studio. This VCB is perfect for the teacher looking to expand their repertoire offerings beyond the top 24 Italian hits and feel confident about assigning music from Mexico.

VCB: Singing and Neuroscience: Using Brain Science to Interrupt Inefficient Habits

This is for teachers interested in how neuroscience works in singing, and wanting usable tools without being overwhelmed.” Join Meredith Colby in this exploration of neuroscience in the voice studio! Singing is a very complex behavior, but at its core it’s a motor skill. Your brain has reliable and predictable systems for creating, disrupting, and altering motor skills. Want to utilize these systems in your teaching studio? How about your own singing? Let’s talk neuroscience, y’all!