National Music Academy is excited to announce that on 19/4/18 (Thursday during the first week of school holidays) we will be hosting the amazing Brian Kjim-Lauretat for a MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP.
The workshop will focus on the vocal side of Musical Theatre! This is an interactive and hands on Musical Theatre Workshop where each student will receive a practical approach to the different roles explored in Musical Theatre from popular musicals. This workshop is best suited to students between ages 9-15.
What should I expect to learn on the day?
Technical Voice Development for Musical Theatre
Vocal Ensemble Work
Stage Presence and Stage Fright
Basic Performance and Communication Skills
Technical and Expressive Development
Musical Theatre and Performance Practice
Contemporary Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre Industry
Exploring and Expanding repertoire
Effective Audition Technique
About Brian Kjim- Lauretat
Brian is a Multi-Instrumentalist, Voice Builder/Researcher and Music Educator. He studied Vocal Performance (B.Mus) and Vocal Pedagogy (M.Mus.) at Norges musikkhøgskole (The Norwegian Academy of Music), and Stage Performance and Opera studies at the prestigious Yale school of music in the U.S. A
Music education being his passion, he joined forces with world leading researchers in 2012 to help improve vocal science and pedagogy. He currently holds a Level 4.5 research certification in Speech Level Singing (SLS) and travels across the globe running Workshops, vocal Masterclasses and Music Clinics.
Brian has also worked as a stage performer (Vocalist & Musician) on the classical / opera stage, playing roles such as Joas in Handel’s ‘Athalia’ and Matteo Borsa in Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’. He has also been on the Musical Theatre stages in roles such as Larry and Greg Gardner from Hamlisch’s ‘A Chorus Line’, Mistoffelees from Webber’s ‘Cats’ and Gus Field from Rogers’ ‘Babes in Arms’.
He brings a wealth of experience as an educator, teaching a variety of singers including; young adults, undergraduates, post-graduates, industry professionals on a one-to-one basis as well as directing choirs and musicals.