Vocalarts Studio

Janice Jackson, instructor



Formal Education

Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, University of Victoria, British Columbia
Masters in Vocal Performance, Utrecht Conservatory, The Netherlands
Forum Young, Opera Studio, Enschede, The Netherlands

Teaching Credits

17 years of private teaching experience
2001 - 2002 St. Francis Xavier University, Adjunct Singing Instructor
2002 – 2007 Voice instructor, Maritime Conservatory of Music, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Masterclasses and Workshops

Scotia Festival of Music, Halifax, Canada
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Central Conservatory of Beijing, China
Hong Kong Performance Academy of Performing Arts
Conservatory of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cantina Vocaal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Maritime Association Teachers of singing, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Gaelic College, St. Ann’s, Cape Breton
Women's Theatre and Creativity Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
St. Cecilia Series, Halifax

Topics Include

Workshops for beginners (and those afraid to sing)
Performance Practice (Stage presence)
Introduction to contemporary vocal practices
Writing for the voice (for composers)
Style switching (from Mozart to Modern)
Vocal technique and style in Italian Opera
4 Weeks of lectures for adults about 20th and 21st century music
Scenes for Teens (Musical Theatre Scenes for Teenagers)
From Britten to Broadway
Weekend creativity workshop (vocal technique and improvisation)
Ms. Divina Workshop for kids (age 9)
The voice in the 20th Century, extended vocal techniques or everyday sounds?

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