Event. Los Primos Presents

Los Primos Presents…

Fall’15 Vocal Performance Workshop Series …

“THE VENUE”- with Augusto Enriquez

Fri-Sat-Sun November 20, 21, 22, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Los Primos and THE SINGERS STUDIO WORKSHOPS presents: “The Venue”

An exciting new Fall 2015 Vocal Performance Workshop themed “THE VENUE” lead by Cuba’s foremost popular vocalist Augusto Enriquez. Singers of all styles are welcome!

This 3-Part Singers Workshop will get participants performance ready by understanding, knowing and experiencing the Live Performance Venue. Instructor / Vocalist Augusto Enriquez is back from Cuba and his tour of Italy and is ready to take participants deeper into an understanding and knowing of “Venue” and how it impacts readiness, vocal performance and creative presentation. This workshop will be “hands on” through “experiential” learning for singers and include live performance opportunities for participants.

ALSO – SPECIAL DISCOUNTS for STUDENTS of MUSIC PROGRAMS – See Prices Below and For Registration Info Contact us at: losprimosworkshops@gmail.com


Session 1 (Fri 6:30 – 9:30 PM) – “The Venue 1” – As artists, singers need to take charge of their own performance requirements and the quality of their presentation. Workshop participants will be taken through the steps to know the venue and understand the space: the acoustics, the audience, technical considerations (audio & lighting), and how to prepare for various types of venues and performance situations. There will also be discussions on arrangements, music charts and working with a band or an accompanist. Participants are asked to bring 2 (Performance ready) songs with them to the workshop. (Contact us in advance for details.) Session Fee: $35. (Discounts for Music Students and Past Participants)

Session 2 – (Sat 1:00 – 5:00 PM & 6:30 – 9:00 PM) – “The Acoustic Space” – This session will give participants an opportunity to prepare a song for live performance, prepare for accompaniment, working with players / accompanist (Counting in, “Talking down” the tune for musicians), rehearse, set-up and perform in an acoustic space that is designed primarily for listening – a concert situation. Each participant will work with one of their performance ready pieces (one chosen for an acoustic setting) and perform a song. (Venue: Room 406 Dalhousie Arts Cente). This Workshop will be accompanied by piano – or singers may self-accompany or sing a cappella. (Contact us in advance for details) Session Fee: $55. (Ask us about Discounts)

Session 3 – (Sun 1:30 – 4:30 PM & 5:00 – 9:00 PM) – “The Amplified Space” – This session will give participants an experience in knowing the space that is designed for amplified performance (Bars, Restaurants, Parties, receptions etc) – the primarily “non-listening space”. Consideration will be given on how this will impact selecting material, preparing for a band (or accompanist), and preparing music materials. In this session – there will also be an overview of working with microphones and sound systems, sound checking, communicating with the band, “talking down” the tune, counting in, and working with audio / lighting requirements. This Workshop will include band accompaniment in a public live performance situation. (Venue: Stayners Wharf with Jeff Goodspeed’s Band). Each participant may sing one performance-ready song at this workshop event. (Contact us in advance for details) Session Fee: $55. (Discounts for Past Participants and Students of Music Studies Programs – Contact us.)

WORKSHOP FEE: Total 3-Sessions Fee: (when purchased individually) $145.

Sign-up for all 3 as a Package for $120. (and save $25.)

ALSO – SPECIAL DISCOUNTS OVERALL for Students in Music Studies Programs and Past Participants of The Singers Workshops! (Contact us for details.)

For MAKING PAYMENTS & Info: Contact: losprimosworkshops@gmail.com

Your Payment in full confirms and guarantees your spot and registration for this workshop.

WORKSHOP LOCATION: This Singers’ Workshop “THE VENUE” takes place on Fri, Sat & Sun .Nov 20, 21, 22 in Room 406 at the Dalhousie Arts Centre (Entrance on 4th floor – near the balcony Level of the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium). This Workshop mini-series takes place in 3 sessions over 3 days – Friday eve Nov 20th (6:30 – 9:30 PM), Sat afternoon Nov 21st ( 1 PM – 5:00 PM) and eve on Nov 21st (6:30 – 9:30 PM) at Dal Room 406, and on Sunday afternoon Nov 22 (1 – 4:00 PM) and Sunday eve (5 – 9:00 PM) the workshop session and performance take place at Stayners Wharf (Halifax Waterfront near the Ferry Terminal).


Please Contact: losprimosworkshops@gmail.com


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