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Singing Course: a Journey through Music

Bocconi University - Campus Life in collaboration with Coro Bocconi Studenti

This singing course is held in bilingual mode (Italian/English). It’s free and open to Bocconi students, faculty and staff. Specific theoretical and technical knowledge is not required, participants should simply have a passion for music.

The course aims to work on each participant’s vocal technique through short, fun and educational lessons. The language of vocal music for performance will be taught, making learning easy, immediate and usable. 

Instructor: Maestra Martina Zambelli

Calendar and Program

  • 21-28 February 6:45 PM 8.15 PM
  • 7-28 March 6:45 PM 8.15 PM
  • 4-11 April 6:45 PM 8.15 PM
Date
Program
21 February
Open session introduction meeting
28 February
LIGHT MUSIC VS CLASSICAL MUSIC
7 March
POP
28 March
JAZZ & BLACK MUSIC
4 April
ROCK & sons
11 April
live performance or last meeting in preparation for the realization of the piece (TBD)

At the moment, the meetings are scheduled in online mode, but may later be moved to in-person as the situation and protocols evolve.

Lessons will be held by Maestra Martina Zambelli (www.martinazambelli.com) through Zoom video conference and will last 90 minutes. In the first half hour, each class will address a different topic of choral practice: diaphragmatic breathing; control of the epiglottis; command of the movements of true and false vocal cords; management of the soft palate; mastery of the sublingual muscles and key theoretical musical concepts. Then, a maximum of 5 singers per lesson, chosen by the instructor and who agree to participate, will perform a piece with an arrangement found online. The performances will relate to the topics covered during the theoretical section, sharing techniques and an emotional journey with classmates, who will then comment on the concepts learned, applying them to practice. The piece(s) that each participant will learn and record on their own using leader tracks will be assembled by the instructor in complex polyphonies. They may differ by era and genre, in order to make the vocal ensemble as flexible as possible and learning more exciting.

How to register:

  • Students can register through yoU@B, by 17 February 2022.
  • Faculty and staff members can send an email to campuslife@unibocconi.it

The first lesson will be open for free to all those who have registered.
Starting from the second lesson, a participation fee of 5€ (for the whole duration of the course) is required. Payment must be processed through the online Bocconi payment platform.
Click on "Access as BOCCONI USER", select "Campus life" and choose the product "Singing Course".

Interested students can then apply to be part of the Coro Bocconi Studenti.
For more information: campuslife@unibocconi.it


Last modified 25/01/2022 - 09:14:13