Exploring your Singing Voice

Instructor: Sabrina Lastman

Dates: November 2, 2013 - November 3, 2013 ( 3–6pm)

Tuition: $100

Language: English | Spanish

Target Users: Singers, Actors

Location: IATI Theater: 64 East 4th Street, NYC 10003

Website: FaceBook Page

Description

Singing is a way of discovering oneself, a dialog with our inner self and an experience of communicating with others. The voice can take us to a deep journey of sounds, qualities, styles and expressions. In order for this journey to be healthy, energetic, and artistic, one way to approach it is by working with the voice as an instrument: we learn from it and about it.

This weekend intensive workshop will focus on the three overall principles of singing to ensure healthy sound production: support, necessary twang and jaw-lips use. This principles include working on posture, breathing, pronunciation, position of the tongue, voice volume, pitch, range, and tuning.

Open to all people interested in developing their singing voices.

About the instructor: Sabrina Lastman

(Uruguay/ Israel) is a vocalist, creator, voice educator and Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (CFP). She graduated from the Jazz Department at The Jerusalem Academy of Music & Dance in Israel, The Feldenkrais Institute in New York City, and The LoVetri Method of Somatic Voicework in Shenandoah University in Virginia. Drawing from jazz, Latin American, Jewish, Spanish and contemporary music, often integrating extended vocal techniques, Sabrina concentrates her work on contemporary jazz projects, and the creation of interdisciplinary performances combining voice, sound, electronics, movement, and visuals.

She has toured in Poland, Israel, the US, Argentina and Uruguay. In the US, she has performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Classical Guitar Association of NY, Blues Alley Jazz, Blue Note, Joe’s Pub, Juilliard, Harvard University, Roulette, Issue Project Room, IATI Theater, CUNY, Yale University and NYU, among others. She has played in the US with musicians such as Fernando Otero (GRAMMY Award Winner), Meredith Monk (GRAMMY Award Nominee), Bakithi Kumalo, Tali Roth, Pablo Aslan (GRAMMY Award Nominee), Emilio Solla (GRAMMY Award Winner), Gustavo Casenave (GRAMMY Award Winner), Pedro Giraudo, Alexander Norris, David Silliman, José Pedro Beledo, Meg Okura, Franco Pinna, Alexis Cuadrado, Victor Prieto, Edward Perez, VOICES Project of Philip Hamilton, Quintino Cinalli, The M6, Sasha Bogdanowitsch, and Yulia Musayelyan, among many others.

Sabrina has more than 20 years of teaching experience. She has taught voice and singing, and the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education: in New York City, at Feldenkrais Associates, Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors, IATI Theater, Actors Movement Studio, CAVE Arts, Jewish Community Center, Multicultural Music Group, Movement Research, and New York Theater Workshop; in Vermont, at Middlebury College; in Maine, at Portland Arts & Technology School; in Indiana, at Purdue University, Butler University, Jefferson High School, and Morton Center. She moved to Uruguay in 2017, and since then she has taught privately, and in collaboration with other organizations such as Universidad Tecnológica (UTEC), Escuela de Música Montevideo (EMM), Ministerio de Educación y Cultura (MEC), Uruguayan-American School (UAS), Escuela de la Voz, and Centro Tiféret, among others. http://www.sabrina-lastman.com

How to register

To register for this workshop, complete the Registration Form and make your payment online by clicking the tabs below. To pay by check, after completing the Registration Form, mail your check to the address below. Please write check to "IATI Theater."

IATI Theater
64 East 4th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003
Attention: Winston Estevez
winston@iatitheater.org

NOTE: After you complete both registration and payment for the workshop, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your registration. If you do not receive your confirmation e-mail at least one week prior to the workshop, please phone us to double check your registration status.
 

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