Details

Session: Fall 2021
Chapter:  Fredericksburg
Location:  CYT Studio
Time:  6:15pm - 8:15pm
Day:  Monday
Starts:  08/23
Ages:  15-18
Tuition:  $210.00

Description

Love acappella music? Whether it’s barbershop quartets or Pentatonix, there’s just something magical about creating music with just the human voice. Learn about all the different sounds you can make using only the voice, how to sing independently, how to listen for harmonies, and what goes into arranging for acappella music. We’ll finish it up with a performance of an acappella song of your choosing! So come check it out, and remember, no instruments allowed!
 
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Teacher:


Bonita Keene

Mrs. Bonita Keene has been an educator with the Stafford County Schools Arts Programs since 2000. In addition to her role as an educator in the school system, she has taught private piano and voice lessons, been a choral festival adjudicator, and appeared as a guest lecturer on topics concerning music education. In addition to her involvement with choral programs, Mrs. Keene has also been very committed to theatre arts in the county, either directing or performing in many crowd-favorite local shows. She has played in pit orchestras as well as directed nearly twenty musicals with SCPS. She also served as a guest director with Stafford Regional Choral Society, and is currently the Administrative Coordinator for Stafford Opera Troupe, a community opera company founded by two of her former students. She is also actively involved in the music program at Temple Baptist Church where she plays piano, sings in the choir and occasionally serves as guest director. She has been the Music Director for CYT’s Aladdin and Singin’ in the Rain, and has also had the privilege to teach several classes on a variety of subjects, from Hamilton to Vocal Health. She is consistently amazed at the talent and work ethic of the CYT students, and always looks forward to any opportunity to work with the CYT family. Mrs. Keene is a lifelong resident of Stafford County, where she resides with her husband, Greg. She has two adult children, Corinn Fulton, married to Sam Fulton, and Evan Keene. Both also teach in Stafford County.

Location:

56 Joseph Mills Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408