General course description Subject matter covered in this course This class will cover various experiential approaches to vocalization, including texture and harmony, as a group. We will concentrate on eliciting a variety of emotions, as a group, using only our voices and bodies. My approach to teaching this content will be both very experiential and […]Read More Course Outline for Experimental College Voice Class
In this class, people will use their voices to elicit emotion. The class is inherently experiential and experimental, with the participants exploring their voices, their emotions, and their interrelationships, all within a safe, fun, and enticing environment. Exercises will include visualization, meditation, breathing, calisthenics, rhythm, melody, harmony, dissonance, tone/timbre, volume/amplitude, texture (monophonic, polyphonic), etc. In […]Read More Experimental Voice Class: Summary/Description
Unplanned Seven-Week Sabbatical M and I rent a small 2-bedroom house in Georgetown, one of the cheapest neighborhoods in Seattle-proper (within the actual city limits of Seattle). Georgetown is right in the middle of the industrial district; it consists of one pretty main thoroughfare, with some real big old brick buildings that are falling apart and which […]Read More Unplanned 7-Week Sabbatical
M and I have been reading this really powerful book called “The God-Mind Connection,” by Jean K. Foster. I say “powerful” because it is really making me aware of how to tap into the infinite power of God. Now, that term “God” kinda bugs me, but I am definitely getting over it, simply because I’m […]Read More The God-Mind Connection
Rush Limbaugh. What a loser. Does anybody even listen to him anymore? Didn’t he go to jail for drugs? Well, not quite. His drug use has been in criminal investigation for two-and-a-half years, poor guy (I mean, how inconvenient!). Now, apparently, he’s been let off the hook because he’s been seeing a therapist since the […]Read More Talent Stolen from the Drug Companies
Had an interesting dream t’other night… Of all people, Frank Garcia was sorta my avatar… I knew Frank in high school, in choir, mainly, and he was mean. He was a “friend,” in a way, but he was mean to me and alot of others, too. In other words, not the kind of person i […]Read More Dreams of a Particular Destiny. And Not in Real Life.
Currently Listening Aerial By Kate Bush see related Working late at Vision Wise. Hectic week, never being able to get caught up in encoding duties. Worked almost full-time this week. About time, really. I really need to go full time here– need the money… And i really like working here. Good people. Even Dylan, who’s […]Read More Stress, Problems, Writing to Feel Better (and listening to Kate!)