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Behind the Mic:

Crafting your Signature Pop/Rock Sound

Duration: 5 weeks

Dates: ThursdaysMay 9th - June 6th, 12-2pm

Tuition: $325 ($65 per class)

Class Size: Maximum of 8 students

Location: Ripley-Grier Studios (520 8th Ave)

"Behind the Mic" is a dynamic 5-week course meticulously designed for singers eager to amplify their vocal abilities and dive deep into the distinctive techniques that define the pop and rock genres. Whether you're a budding vocalist or a seasoned performer, this course can help you craft your signature pop/rock sound!

Join us on this exhilarating journey as we unlock the full potential of your voice and empower you to rock your vocals like never before!

course breakdown

Class One: Welcome to the Jungle - Introductions

In a group setting, we will engage with each participant to understand you as an artist. You will perform 32 bars of either a pop/rock or musical theater song to showcase your strengths. Following this, we will inquire about your relationship with pop/rock singing and offer guidance on selecting repertoire for the remaining sessions.


Class Two: Breath Management and Onsets/Offsets

Pop/rock singing demands versatility and flexibility, including strategic breath management and the way you approach phrase beginnings and endings. Come prepared to explore these concepts and begin work on a new pop/rock song.


Class Three: Mixing: Myths and Facts of Registration

Mixing is a hot topic in all contemporary singing genres and we are here to debunk myths and teach you what you need to know when thinking about registers in pop/rock. We will explore these ideas and begin work on your second new pop/rock song.


Class Four: Stylistic Elements

Authenticity in pop/rock singing hinges on your grasp of stylistic nuances. We will delve into the stylistic elements of your songs as we continue refining your material.


Class Five: Final Showings

This is your opportunity to showcase your progress and newfound skills. Each singer will present both pieces they've worked on in class, accompanied live and recorded for your personal use.

This course welcomes singers of all levels who are passionate about pop and rock music and are eager to refine their vocal technique. Whether you're a solo artist, a band member, or simply someone who loves to sing, "Behind the Mic" offers a nurturing environment for growth and artistic development.

Sheet Music and Guitar

Kevin Wilson
Associate Professor of Voice, Director of Vocal Pedagogy, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

"Cassi and Will are on the cutting edge of voice science, pedagogy, and vocal aesthetics for Pop/Rock. Their combined experience and informed collective knowledge is remarkable!"


Kayla Gautereaux,
Assistant Professor of Voice, Boston Conservatory at Berklee & Berklee College of Music

"Cassi and Will from The Voice Collective are a dynamic duo, bringing their experience as both seasoned performers and accomplished teachers to the forefront. Their exceptional ability to connect with students, combined with their extensive knowledge of pop/rock vocal techniques, sets them apart as extraordinary mentors. 


Dr. Jessye Desilva,
ongwriter, Recording Artist, Assistant Professor of Voice, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

“Cassi and Will are two of the most innovative voice teachers I know. They combine impressive knowledge of the function of the vocal instrument with an eclectic and comprehensive sense of style. Additionally, these are two of the most intuitive and empathetic teachers I know. 


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Ready to take your pop and rock singing to the next level? Don't miss out on this opportunity to refine your vocal technique and craft your signature sound. Secure your spot now and let's rock your vocals like never before! Register today to reserve your place in the spotlight.


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