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The Brazilian Virtual Choir Lab - 2022
The Brazilian Virtual Choir Lab is a Latin vocal course designed by Mi La Musica School, located in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil and hosted in Australia by Great Southern A Cappella founder and choir director Diana May Clark.
The course is live from Rio and focuses on singing Brazilian standards such as The Girl from Ipanema, Corcovado, Samba do Avião, Aquarela do Brasil (Brazil), among many others. Learn the original lyrics in Portuguese, the history of the compositions and music styles direct from the source.
The Final Project culminates in the production of a video recording of the choir.
Course duration is 10 weeks with a break for 1 week after class 5. The first five weeks are an intensive 90 min length where students dive deep into learning the song for the virtual choir video project and audio recording. After the audio is recorded students will focus on filming the video; the last 5 classes are at a more relaxed and social pace singing through songs and immersing in all things 'musica brasileira'.
All classes are recorded (zoom) so if you miss one you can watch it later and catch up at your own pace.
This course is for amateur and professional musicians alike, music lovers, teachers, choir conductors, vocalists and instrumental music students who want access to enjoying, understanding and feeling confident about sharing and performing Brazilian music!
Vicente Costa Nucci - Teacher & Music Director
The Brazilian Virtual Choir Lab is a course designed to enhance all students’ musical, creative and expressive qualities. Each program will focus on enabling students to sing a Brazilian standard in Portuguese!
Mila Schiavo - Program Director & Choir Coordinator
Our host in Australia is Melbourne singer-songwriter and choir director Diana May Clark.
Diana Clark - Host
CONGRATULATIONS to our inaugural Australian Brazilian Choir lab students 'Braz Oz' on their beautiful singing & clip!
Current BrazOz choir class Schedule:
Tuesday Feb 8th-May 3rd (75-90 mins)
Tuesdays - 8 pm Melbourne (AEST)
- 6pm Perth
Australian Western Standard Time /
- 7pm Tokyo Japan
More Info - Mi La Musica Website
The Program Includes:
Voice Training exercises tailored to each song
Brazilian Rhythms & phrasing
Portuguese lyrics and pronunciation
Choral Arrangement analysis & practice
Historical & lyrical context of each composition
Classes in English are live from Rio de Janeiro - Brazil (ZOOM)
Final Project: Video and audio Recording of a Brazilian Standard
Online group capped at 30 people
Payment via PayPal or bank deposit
- Program fee (10 weeks all inclusive): AUD $200
- Student/Concession price AUD $150
- Hardship (available on request) AUD $100
- Syd/Melb 8pm AEDT, Perth 5pm AWST (Western Australia)+ 6pm Tokyo
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