Programme Detail

​Sing With Freedom

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This 3-hour singing workshop aims to free up your singing voice, enriching your tone, resonance, stamina and ease of vocal production. In this workshop, you will experience the McClosky Technique, a simple series of relaxation exercises and steps for correct postural alignment that can improve the singing voice. Dr. Chia Wei Khuan, a Senior Lecturer of the Visual and Performing Arts, NIE, and a Certified McClosky Voice Technician will lead the interactive and practical sessions using excerpts from song repertoires.

Course Objectives

  • ​Discover vocal freedom through the McClosky Technique: Relaxation, Posture, Breathing and Breathly Sigh.
  • Freeing the tongue, jaw, facial muscles and neck to optimize the resonance and articulation.
  • Phonation: Learning the balanced On-set and Off-set.
  • Managing the singer's breath: the application of Appoggio

Course Content
  • ​​Fundamentals of voice production.
  • The McClosky Voice Method: Relaxation, posture and breathly sigh.
  • The true meaning of relax and sing.
  • Phonation: Flow vs Pressed.

Course Instructor - Dr Chia Wei Khuan
  • Senior Lecturer, National Institute of Education
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, UniSIM
  • Certified McClosky Voice Technician
  • Certification in Vocology
  • Member, National Association of Singing Teachers, USA

SkillsFuture Credit 

Singapore Citizens, aged 25 years and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees. 
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National Silver Academy (NSA) 
Singapore Senior Citizens, aged 50 years and above can enjoy 50% NSA subsidy of the course fee.
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16 September 2017 (Chinese)
30 September 2017 (English)       
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue:Confucius Institute, NTU​
11 Slim Barracks Rise, NTU @One-north campus, Executive Centre, #08-01 (near Buona Vista MRT station), ​LT80​​​​1

Singaporean seniors aged 50 and above (After NSA Subsidy):

Early Bird Discount (register before 1 September  2017):
  • ​15% discount for Friends of CI member/NTU staff and student 
  • 10% discount for public
  • 15% discount for group of 3 or more

Bundle Pricing:
Sign up for Sing With Freedom and ​Enhancement of the Healthy Voice and Help for the Troubled Voice ​at S$107*​ only! 

*Price stated is inclusive of 7%GST
Note: Above discount does not apply to NSA Subsidy​
​Contact Person:Yaqi / Jia Haur
​Tel:​6592​​ 7513 / 6514 1397
Registration link:Sing With Freedom​

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