Workshops

Coming Soon! An audition workshop with Dana Varga.


Saturday, September 7, 12:00 pm
Epiphany Early Learning Center
230 Centre St Dorchester , MA 02124 Learn more

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BSR workshops are a part of our commitment to continuing education and career development for singers. Past workshops have included topics such as auditioning, crossover technique, taxes and finances, and sight-reading. Workshops are open to any interested participant; BSR members pay discounted fees. 

Sight Singing Workshop 2019
Stephanie Matt Damien at Audition Workshop

 


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Previous Workshops

Sight-Singing 2019 group photo
with Dr. William Cutter
Epiphany Early Learning Center, Dorchester, MA
Dr. Bill Cutter returned with two packed workshops for singers.
Stephanie Mann singing at BSR Workshop
Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, collaborative pianist
Epiphany Early Learning Center, Dorchester, MA
Tenor Matthew DiBattista shared some of his expertise in auditioning and vocal performance for BSR members.
Contreras workshop photo

Nine singers refined their audition packages at a fall audition workshop,  held at the Epiphany School Early Learning Center in Dorchester. Patrice Tiedemann, soprano and artistic director of Seaglass Theater Company, and Damien Francouer-Krzyzek, accompanist and coach, will give feedback on mock auditions. All attendees were able to sing. $25/BSR member, $40/non-member.

 

Hailey Fuqua and James Dargan
a panel discussion at the Classical Singer Convention

As part of the 2018 Classical Singer Convention in Boston, BSR presented HUSTLE 101: How to turn your drive and your talent into a busy musical career

 

James Dargan and Hailey Fuqua shared how they maintain their full performance schedules. This panel discussion, moderated by BSR Executive Director Margaret Felice, included time for Q&A.

Demystifying Websites
in collaboration with Greater Boston Choral Consortium

In collaboration with Greater Boston Choral Consortium. GBCC's Alex Speir and BSR's Margaret Felice walked attendees through the basics of web design principles, popular platforms, and best practices.

Workshop photo with Angela and Adrienne
For Singers

Adrienne Boris, stage director of opera and theater, audition/performance coach, and arts administrator, Angela Jajko, mezzo-soprano, audition coach, BSR Blog Editor, and arts administrator, Brendon Shapiro, pianist, vocal coach and conductor.

Kim Lamoreaux at Crossover workshop
In collaboration with Moonbox Productions. Classical singers discussed what it takes to be successful in musical theater with Allison Choat, Susan Chebookjian, and Angela Jajko.
branding workshop image
in collaboration with Greater Boston Choral Consortium

GBCC and BSR led a conversation about branding for institutions and individual artists, featuring Jennifer Hughes, executive director of Cantata Singers, David Carrier, artistic director of Commonwealth Chorale, Sarah Spinella of BSR and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Eric Christopher Perry of Renaissance Men.  The event was held at Holden Chapel, Harvard University. 

Virginia Bailey
with Angela Jajko and Phil Lauriat

Singers reviewed audition technique with Angela Jajko, Phil Lauriat and Brendon Shapiro at Brookline's Church of our Saviour.

CS workshop 2016
a panel discussion at the Classical Singer Convention

Many singers' careers include opera, oratorio, art song, orchestral concerts, and musical theatre. Ever wonder what it takes to “crossover” and market yourself as a versatile artist? Boston Singers’ Resource assembled a panel of some of Greater Boston’s busiest working artists to share their insights on that very question.

Thom Dawkins, pianist
with Elaine Crane, Angela Jajko, Phil Lauriat and Dana Varga

The afternoon included interactive session combining panel discussion and demonstration, master class coaching, and Q&A. Particpants learned what works and what doesn't work for different levels and genres, what matters to specific auditioners and companies, and what are best practices for achieving success on one of the many paths to a singing career.