THE VOICE LAB with Bob Garrett - Vocal Technique & Performance - TUESDAYS this WINTER 2024, In-Person and Online starting 2/27, 7:30pm!



ONE SPACE JUST OPENED UP! Class start was delayed by flooding and now begins TU 2/27, 7:30pm in-person or over zoom!

Finally, a place to work on your voice in preparation for in-studio work, live gigs, touring and songwriting sessions with composers! Gain essential technique training and weekly performance coaching in this interactive class for the whole singer.

After hugely successful VOICE LABS in Los Angeles, Vancouver, NYC, Australia, Tokyo and Bob Garrett’s work with, Katy Perry, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange, Drew Barrymore, Vanessa Hudgens, Big Time Rush, Garrett Clayton, Rebel Wilson, Alison Porter et al Bob is excited to work at The Songwriting School in-person from his North Hollywood studio, at the recording studio of The Songwriting School, and live over Zoom with access to Bob for individual coaching. 

Class Includes a night in a professional recording studio at The Songwriting School with vocal coaching from Bob Garrett that we will film and record for your use. 

About The Lab:

TECHNIQUE
Bob will first cover vocal technique with exercises
to

  • develop strain-free vocals
  • promote proper, effective breathing
  • expand your range
  • voice placement and
  • build vocal stamina. 

The regular exercises will markedly better your voice on a daily basis, covering belt, head/falsetto range and passaggio.  No more straining for high notes once you master this technique!

PERFORMANCE & REPERTOIRE
Bob will work on your individual songs with notes on your songs in process, to prepare you to deliver confident, consistent, moving performances in any setting--in the studio, live on stage, for a TikTok or IG, for your Patreon channel, in an audition, anywhere.  

In this class, you will... (READ BELOW)

    • receive vocal notes on recorded work so your live performances of those songs shine like never before; this can include originals or covers

    • learn many secrets on how to lessen your nerves in studio and onstage. These secrets are based on his experiences and work in all areas of the music industry and are invaluable for all of your vocal performances.

    • practice how to better your riffs and runs with exercises and how to explore endless possibilities with your musical mind. 
  • Whatever genre or style of music you write and sing in, Bob will explore what works best for you.

  • discover how to personalize your songs, in the moment, both in studio and at live gigs. The concept is not just to exhibit your voice but to move people with your words and music. That element is what attracts fans who will come back to see you and listen to your music because they know they will be moved, again and again.

  • explore how to be your vocal best to perform from Instas and Tik Toks et al, both concept and performance.

  • learn and practice the secrets of Mic technique in studio and for live performances. 

Bob, a veteran performer himself, will also help you with your live performance work and ensure that your image physically matches the messages of your music. It has become vital to record companies, managers, and to the public that you find or create “your lane” – a lane that is unique, universal, and identifiable, one that matches who you are. Bob will help you find and connect the through-line of artist, image, material, and performance.

Not every performance goes great! You will also learn how to technically correct your vocal performances when you are not happy with the results. This will not only help you, it will equip you with perspectives, language, and tools to enhance performances of your collaborators, bandmates, background singers, or anyone whose contribution is a part of your music.

CLASS INCLUDES

  • specific coaching with Bob in a professional recording studio
  • HD multi-cam film of a final performance, suitable for EPK, submissions, social media promotion, YouTube channel, etc.--or for your private study during the in-person version of class

About BOB GARRETT:
Bob Garrett began his career as an actor, starring on Broadway in Grease, Godspell, Fiddler on the Roof, et al. and later recorded for A&M Records, was a song staff writer for Motown, Columbia Pictures Music and Warner Brothers.  His songs have been recorded by the likes of HEART, Michael Jackson,  Tina Turner,  and countless others. Mr. Garrett  coached the composers on the Broadway smash The Color Purple and ihas writen the book for a new Broadway musical, partnered  with Franne Golde  and composed by Brenda Russell, Stephen Bray, Ari Hest. Ms. Golde et al. 

Bob has also vocal coached and directed countless clients in all phases of show business. Among others, he has worked with Katy Perry, Janet Jackson, Vanessa Hudgens, Channing Tatum, BIG TIME RUSH, Garrett Clayton, Rebel Wilson, Emmy winners Jessica Lange, (“Grey Gardens”), Judy Davis and Tammy Blanchard (“Me and My Shadows: Life with Judy Garland”), Drew Barrymore (“Grey Gardens”), Gerard Butler (“Phantom of the Opera” film version),, and countless others.



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