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ONLINE - Songbook Academy Masterclass Moments

One Center Green
Carmel, IN 46032
Presented By: The Center for the Performing Arts
Dates: May 11, 2020 - June 8, 2020
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Overview

    The Songbook Academy is introducing a new virtual education series called “Masterclass Moments” to inspire students to continue learning and making music together, even though we've all been apart for so long.

    • May 11, 2020

    Who: Michael Feinstein, Marc Cherry and alumnus Reed Gnepper ('18)
    Song: "Let's Face the Music and Dance" by Irving Berlin
    Teaching Theme: Singing the song authentically, as written, and understanding its history to provide context

    • May 18, 2020

    Who: Michael Feinstein, Marc Cherry and alumna Abby Marotta ('18)
    Song: "Vanilla Ice Cream" from She Loves Me
    Teaching Theme: Comedy/Comedic Timing and setting up a complicated plot in a "story song"

    • May 25, 2020

    Who: Michael Feinstein, Laura Osnes and alumnus Michael Di Leo ('19)
    Song: "All I Need is the Girl" from Gypsy
    Teaching Theme: Telling a story outside of the context of a show and how to both physicalize and find the joy in telling the story

    • June 1, 2020

    Who: Michael Feinstein, Marc Cherry and alumna Sadie Fridley ('18-'19)
    Song: "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Fred E. Ahlert and Joe Young
    Teaching Theme: Body tension and personal stylization of a piece

    • June 8, 2020

    Who: Michael Feinstein, Laura Osnes and alumna Grace Elliott ('19)
    Song: "You've Changed" by Bill Carey and Carl Fischer
    Teaching Theme: The dangers of indicating and the importance of taking time to tell the story

    *All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change.

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