You will learn proper vocal technique, stage presence, song interpretation, and how to find the proper keys of a song. You are encouraged to bring some of your favorite songs to share with class members. Clif is considering the music of Sting, Stevie Wonder, Burt Bacharach, Adele, Penatonix, Straight No Chaser, One Republic, New York Voices, and Van Morrison as song choices for this class.
|208001||9/11-12/4||Mondays||1:00pm - 2:00pm|
|208000||9/13-12/6||Wednesdays||7:30pm - 8:30pm|
No Class: 11/20, 11/22
*Class held at: CV School of Music, 3300 East Castro Valley Blvd, Suite A, Castro Valley
Instructor: Harlem-born singer Clif Payne bridges the genres of pop, rock, R&B, gospel and jazz. He’s a 3-time Star Search winner who hails from a family of musicians and singers. His father was a reedsman who gigged with Lionel Hampton. His mother was a talented vocalist who once backed Nat “King” Cole in a vocal ensemble. Skilled at reading music, arranging and improvisation, Clif’s voice has been featured on numerous albums and commercials. Clif’s motto: “Sing not just to be heard--but also to be heartfelt and believed!”