BAST Online - 0900-1100 (BST) February 7th, 2017 with Line Hilton
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 at 09:00 - Tuesday, 11 April 2017 at 11:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Be A Singing Teacher Course
A 20 hour online course, run over 10 weeks
DATES: Tuesdays 7th February - 11th April 2017
TIME: 9AM- 11AM (BST) NB time change +1hr 26th March
Places limited. Book early to avoid disappointment
ABOUT THE COURSE
WHAT'S IN THE COURSE
- Intro to the anatomy of the voice (larynx, vocal cords, respiratory system)
- Assessing the singer and their voice
- Vocal exercises sounds/scales/instruction to help the singer sing better
- Intro to the science behind singing
- Practical demos
- Basic keyboard skills
- Equipping your studio
- Developing a lesson plan
- Delivering the first lesson
- Delivering ongoing lessons
- Teaching/learning styles and pedagogy
- Vocal pathology (i.e. vocal damage)
- Vocal health advice
- Basic business and marketing strategies
- Useful resources for singing teachers
- Plus much more…
- A clear and practical method for getting started as a singing teacher
- Useful resources and recommendations
- Recording of each class as well as a copy of the lesson presentation
- A signed Certificate of Attendance at the end of the course.
- A bunch of new friends with similar interests!
- 3 months free BAST membership for ongoing education and support
- Notifications for ongoing educational events and resources
- A minimum of 3 - 5 years of professional experience as a singer/performer. Think about it if you don't have much singing performance experience it will be hard to convince someone that you know enough to help them become a singer.
- Music theory qualifications or Grade 5 minimum knowledge recommended. Knowledge is power.
- Keyboard skills also recommended but not compulsory. It is highly recommended you consider piano lessons if you have no keyboard experience. Being able to play and control scales, plonk out a melody or a set of chords goes a long way in this game. We do cover basic scale building and piano fingering in the course.
I just wanted to say thank you for the BAST course. I learnt so much and feel much more confident with my group singing classes and think it was well worth the investment.
Sally Wilson, UK
When's the next course? I learned so much - I want to keep moving forward. You helped me discover tools that will move my students forward even more quickly.
Blake Cline, California, US
The BAST course couldn't have been anymore useful. I had had no previous teaching experience and this course gave me the confidence to go out and get a job teaching. The techniques delivered were brilliant and all of my students love the method of teaching, which I have BAST to thank for! Would highly recommend it to anyone!
Katie Combs, Florida, US
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Hello, my name is Line (pron Lyn) Hilton.
I am a singing teacher and performing arts medicine specialist dedicated to helping performers sing and perform optimally.
Over the last 15 years of teaching I have been fortunate to have shared so many journeys helping singers to gain vocal freedom and blessed to have made many good friends along the way. Without a doubt, my students are my greatest teachers.
I originally trained as a Registered Nurse eventually transfering fulltime into music and singing when I realised that I couldn't be without it. In 2000 I graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Perfoming Arts (WAAPA) with a B.Mus Ed(Jazz). Then I brought the two careers into one through a MSc in Performing Arts Medicine from University College London.
Between 2008-11 I was the head of the vocal department of the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford. I belong to an international association of highly trained singing teachers called Vocology in Practice (ViP) and a voting member of the Pan American Vocology Association. Back when I was a performer I ran my own jazz bands, sung in big band settings, contemporary jazz choirs and even trod the boards in musical theatre and light opera. These days I focus on teaching , which I love to do with a passion.
WHAT I DO
In private one2one sessions I pull on my varied experience and training to help singers with vocal technique, vocal health, performance and teaching.
Throughout the year I run singing courses such as:
- singing teacher training
- performance mind-set
- performance skills
I also publish a digital magazine for singers called iSing. This is an AMAZING resource for anyone serious about singing. Find out how to download issue 1 for free by going to the website - www.isingmag.com