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      September 20, 2013

      Friday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      2 Fort Mason
      San Francisco, California 94123

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      Singing with Guest Coaches Joey Bates and Patricia Pearson (#09-1841)

      Class held Friday, September 20th, 10am - 5pm

      Class size: 18 students maximum
      Class length: 6 hour total (1 hour break for lunch)
      Prerequisite: None, other than the desire to sing!


      Don’t miss this rare opportunity at BATS School of Improv!

      Joseph Bates, nationally-known musical director and singing coach, is holding a day-long singing intensive.

      If you would like to sing with more ease and fun, and with less fear and anxiety, this workshop is for you! If you’ve ever been told that you need ‘breath support’ to sing better or louder, this workshop is for you. You will learn what that means and how to get it yourself!

      You will learn how to make sound more efficiently using your whole body.  You will be more present with your own body while singing. With Joseph and Patricia’s coaching you will experience your body functioning as the musical instrument it is.

      This workshop will focus on learning to use your own breath and body to open your voice for performance.

      We’ll be using improv singing, so no sheet music is needed and our own David Norfleet will be in the class providing the keyboard music and improv singing direction.

      Singing is the focus of this workshop, but the ideas and techniques from this deep and powerful work can be used for speech performance too, as many of you already know from the classes that Patricia Pearson has taught at the BATS School.

      Please join us for a wonderful day of supportive exploration, learning and singing.

      Joseph (Joey) is a Master Level Fitzmaurice Voicework ® Singing and Speech Coach and he uses this approach to guide people to achieve vibrant sound and emotional connection to characters in song and text. He makes this wonderful work immediately available to all who want to gain from it by applying his deep knowledge and experience, as well as his warmth, good humor and sensitivity.


      BATS Improv Class Refund Policy:

      Your class tuition includes a non-refundable deposit equal to 20% of your payment.

      If you have registered for a class and decide you want to drop that class AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE THE FIRST CLASS SESSION, you may choose to receive a refund for the amount of the class minus your non-refundable deposit OR you may choose to reapply your payment IN FULL to another BATS class.

      Classes dropped 4-13 days before the start of the class are not eligible for the re-application of full payment to another class. You may either reapply your payment (minus the applicable deposit) or receive a partial refund. This option is not available for those enrolled in summer intensives or youth/teen camps.

      Regular classes/workshops dropped within 72 hours of the first class session, or summer intensives and youth/teen camps dropped within two weeks of the first session, are not eligible for either re-application or any refund.

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