Look for the next Group Class starting after Labor day, 2013. For private lessons, please call or send an email.
“The act of singing is a wonderful, invigorating, healing experience and making music is one of the highest things you can achieve.” – Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Spring 2013!OPEN TO ALL LEVELSSaturdays: 10:00-12:00 April 1-June 3rd
Class Duration: 10 WeeksWhere: 965 Mission suite 115 between 5th and 6th street in Downtown SF, easily accessible by BART, MUNI, parking garage at the 5th street parking garage.
Class Size: maximum 8 personsFor all levels and vocal styles. Beginners are wonderful too!
Points of focus: All styles of music in solo singing. breath control, intonation, pitch accuracy, colors in voice, rhythm, expression, interpretation, how to deal with nerves, performance and presentation in solo singing and group singing.
Be part of a truly fun group class! This ongoing forum since 1995 has been extremely popular to singers at all levels. This is the same course that Ms. Neff taught at UCSF, where 100′s of students worked with her for ten years, many taking it on a continual basis to refine their skills in a comfortable group environment.
This group is intimate so space is limited to 8 persons per session only, so if you are interested you should reserve space immediately. It is a wonderful way to start singing consistently in an productive supportive environment.
Please get in touch if you have any questions. To ensure a space in the class, you must send payment to the address at the bottom of this email.
Erin Neff is a Mezzo Soprano based out of San Francisco. She taught voice at UCSF for 10 years, and she has run a private voice studio for the last 17 years. She is an active soloist locally and nationally in Opera, chamber music, concert work, film sound tracks and multimedia sound installations.
Credentials and Affiliations: BM Vocal Performance SFSU, Member of National Association of Teachers of Singing, SFBANATS member, American Guild of Musical Artists, Intersection for the Arts, Incubator member.
Ms Neff’s main philosophy of singing is to find and bring out each individual’s true sound in a fun, challenging and stimulating environment. Take what is working in the individual student, nurture and improve it while working towards eliminating bad habits and unhealthy vocal technique.
Points of Focus include:
- Correct singing posture
- Vowel purity
- Pitch accuracy/intonation
- Overcoming performance nerves
- Finding suitable repertoire
Erin has over 20 years teaching experience in both her private studio and her group voice classes. She taught voice at UCSF for ten years where over hundreds of students took her class. She is a recognized member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Presently she runs a vocal studio open to students of all levels and singing styles as well as group classes.
Ms. Neff is currently taking new students. For more information regarding private or group voice instruction, send Ms. Neff a message.