Schedule


Date:Activities:
August 3rd, 2019• Opening Celebration and Out Of The Box Chamber Voice Concert
August 4th, 2019• Performance of new works written by N.E.O. composers with the N.E.O. Voice Festival Ensemble at FCCLA Sunday service (rehearsal begins 9:00am)

• Welcome meeting, composer's creative meeting, and opening rehearsal
August 5th, 2019• Daily interactive workshops and evening rehearsals
August 6th, 2019• Daily interactive workshops and evening rehearsals
August 7th, 2019• Daily interactive workshops and evening rehearsals

• Cutting Edge Vocal Ensemble Concert
August 8th, 2019• Daily interactive workshops and evening rehearsals

• Great Works On The Great Organs Concert featuring the N.E.O. Voice Festival Ensemble and Dr. Christoph Bull, Organist-In-Residence at FCCLA
August 9th, 2019• Daily interactive workshops and dress rehearsal
August 10th, 2019• Premiere performance of the N.E.O. Exploratorio
August 11th, 2019• Performance of new works written by N.E.O. composers with the N.E.O. Voice Festival Ensemble at FCCLA Sunday service (rehearsal begins 9:00am)

• Closing Party

Topics at a Glance

  • How to use new voice technology for vocal study and composition
  • Exploring practical vocal anatomy and how to feel curious and empowered with biology
  • How to use acoustics to make your voice soar including in-depth exploration of harmonics/overtones, formants, inertance, and psychoacoustics
  • Contemporary learning theory based in neuroscience
  • Aural differentiation as a tool for quickly advancing vocal goals and for composition
  • New tools for your voice including: overtone singing, throat singing, yodeling, ingressive vocalizations, range, and other vocal textures
  • Writing for new and extended vocal timbres and textures, and learning to communicate your composition goals to vocalists
  • Singing and speaking in different styles
  • Creative collaboration
  • In-depth story telling
  • Creating multi-movement works
  • The business of voice and composition
  • Ensemble creation and improvisation
  • Applying voice science individually and within an ensemble
  • How to take it all home with you