Composing Your Voice

a special 2-day Interactive Workshop for Composers
with new music specialist / renowned soprano Carla Huhtanen 

in partnership with the Canadian Music Centre

May 5-6, 2016
11:00 am – 3:00 pm each day

Canadian Music Centre
20 St Joseph St, Toronto ON

This workshop offers composers integral information about the singing instrument and insight into a singer’s interpretation of their scores.

Composition exercises (with piano accompaniment) will strengthen relevant writing skills, facilitate peer discussion, and create a meaningful collaboration with the singer while maintaining a sense of exploration and play.

Topics include:

Physiology of the instrument
Range and tessitura
Fach and timbre
Lyricism and leaps
International Phonetic Alphabet
Text setting
Staged versus unstaged media
Vocal expression
Extended techniques

Registration is open to all composers. The workshop will be conducted in English.  Only 10 spots available – register today!

Cost: $60 (general); $30 (CLC or CMC members).

For more information about Carla Huhtanen, please click here.

To register, and for more info, contact:

Elisha Denburg, CLC General Manager