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Apply the unique vocal characteristics of great jazz singers such as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughan into your own sound. Understand proper jazz vocal delivery in a number of tempos and gain confidence singing an array of jazz standards in a live or recorded context.
Learn the vocal techniques of the R&B greats, including Steve Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Beyoncé. In this course, you'll gain the necessary skills to sing R&B in an authentic way, including proper phrasing, riffing, shouting, scale patterns, rhythmic articulation and much more.
This course guides you through the essential concepts and methods to master the craft of vocal production. You will learn the technical aspects of working with the vocal and the personal, artistic aspects of working with a vocalist to achieve the best performance - skills that can be applied to many roles from engineer to producer to artist.
This course will show you how to accurately recognize, imagine, remember, and notate musical sounds, and provide you with the ability to read music notation. Your musical perception and performance will become more accurate and you will become more fluent in translating sound into notation and notation into sound.
Certificate programs are 3-18 months in duration and are designed for students who want to gain a deeper proficiency in a chosen area. No application necessary.
Advanced Professional Certificates 8-12 Courses
The Advanced Professional Certificate in General Music Studies provides students with the flexibility to design their own certificate program to meet the needs of their musical pursuits. Students can choose eight courses from any interest area and apply them to their certificate.
Professional Certificates 3-5 Courses
Whether you’re a seasoned professional vocalist looking to expand your repertoire, or an amateur who wants to sing more effectively, studying with Berklee’s renowned faculty will give you an understanding of vocal technique across genres that will help you find your own unique voice, literally!
Music Degree Programs
Degree programs are the most affordable and flexible option for earning your music degree from Berklee College of Music. They are the best option for students who want a music education degree and the full Berklee experience.