Vocal sessions at BYL are tailored to each student. Students will receive instruction in the classical vocal style and will be taught warm ups, vocal technique, proper breathing and basic music theory. Anyone can learn to sing! It is a process that once started will be very fulfilling and enjoyable for all participants. As vocal progression is made, you will feel the power and strength of our own voice in conversation and singing. If you have fear of public speaking then vocal lessons can also help you. We a person is nervous, they may find it hard to speak. Vocal lessons will assist you in overcoming your apprehensions about speaking in public as well as give you tools to use when you feel nervous. Public speaking and concert performance go hand in hand and you will learn to perform with proper etiquette. It is recommended that students take lessons consistently so progress can be made. Please note that the use of a recording device may become necessary, recordings will be used for self evaluation by the student.
In addition to private vocal lessons, there is also the opportunity for small or large group ensembles, depending on patron interest a performance may take place at the end of May.
Lessons are weekly, unless otherwise arranged. Please call 209-723-2533 or email BYLMerced@gmail.com to schedule your lesson time and register.