“The Great American Songbook is the canon of the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century that have stood the test of time in their life and legacy.” (The Great American Song Book Foundation)
Join us as we explore the great legacy of American songs spanning the 1920s through the 1960s. Singers will be assigned music that will enhance their sense of style while working on vocal and performance technique. Singers will perform their selections in front of the class and will collaborate with Daniel to create their own unique performance.
Instructors: Jenny Matteucci and Daniel Lockert.
Mondays, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM Pacific, January 25-March 15
Registration opens 12:00 PM PDT Friday, January 15.
In 2017 Jenny Matteucci, who has an extensive background as a performer, choral director, and voice teacher, became the Festival Chorus Master; joined by her husband, Daniel Lockert, a marvelous accompanist and an outstanding language coach. The artistic leadership of this dynamic duo is a wonderful addition to the Festival, and has made possible an ongoing series of courses in various aspects of singing.