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Master Classes offer individualized instruction for a finite number of singers. Workshops are unrestricted group classes. All workshops and master classes are open to non-singing auditors.

Fill out the form below. We will make every effort to honor Master Class requests. If a desired session is full, please indicate in the comments that you would like to be added to the waiting list, or audit the session.

  • Registrants for four or eight days have the opportunity to perform in the Showcase concert on Sunday, November 4.
  • Morning sessions are from 10 AM-1 PM. Afternoon sessions are from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Click here for full workshop schedule.
  • Alex Rybeck's PIANIST as MUSIC DIRECTOR is open to all singers. Singers, bring your pianists!
  • Elizabeth Doyle's SONGWRITERS CONNEXION features Megon McDonough (AM) and Carla Gordon (PM). All lyricist/composers of song, come on down!

  • Master class and workshop availability

      In order of appearance:
        1) FAITH PRINCE: Connecting yourself to your material
        2) ALEX RYBECK: The role of pianist as arranger and music director.
        3) KYLE HUSTEDT and The Cabaret Project: Cabaret when burlesque comes to play
        4) GRETA POPE: Putting Your Act Together
        5) ELISABETH HOWARD: "Vocal Power" Toolkit for Cabaret
        6) ELIZABETH DOYLE: Songwriters in cabaret
        7) CHRISTIAN PAGÈS of Paris: Body and song: the voice incorporated
        8) CLOTILDE RULLAUD of Paris: World-Inspired Vocal Colors, Vibrations and Harmonics
        9) SPIDER SALOFF: Jazz Basics for Every Singer
        10) DALE CALANDRA: Comedy: singing, songs, and styles
        11) PAUL L MARTIN of London: The Golden Thread—the Relationship to your Audience
        12) PAUL L MARTIN of London: Shaping Your Show

    Profiles of our principals are located here.

    DAY and LOCATION Morning Option A Morning Option B Morning Option C Afternoon Option D Afternoon Option E Afternoon Option F
    MONDAY 10/29 at Davenport's 1) Faith & Alex on Connecting to your song (everyone attends) No alternate session 2) Alex and pianists meet on music directing and arranging or 3) Burlesque in cabaret with Kyle Hustedt
    TUESDAY 10/30 at Davenport's Visiting Art Institute of Chicago Study Room with Yves Bertrand 2) Alex and pianists meet on music directing and arranging or 4) Your Act with Greta Pope 3) Burlesque in cabaret with Kyle Hustedt or 4) Your Act with Greta Pope
    WEDNESDAY 10/31 [Halloween] at Old Town School 1) Faith & Alex on Connecting to your song 5) Elisabeth Howard on Vocal Power 5) Elisabeth Howard on Vocal Power 1) Faith & Alex on Connecting to your song
    THURSDAY 11/1 at Old Town School 1) Faith on Connecting to your song 6) Songwriters with Elizabeth Doyle 7) Christian Pagès' Body and song 1) Faith on Connecting to your song 6) Songwriters with Elizabeth Doyle 8) Vocal Colors with Clotilde Rullaud
    FRIDAY 11/2 at Old Town School 1) Faith on comedy in song 7) Christian Pagès' Body and song 9) Spider Saloff's Playing with jazz 1) Faith & Alex on comedy in song 9) Spider Saloff's Playing with jazz 8) Vocal Colors with Clotilde Rullaud
    SATURDAY 11/3 at DePaul School of Music 1) Faith on Connecting to your song 10) Comedy in song with Dale 11)Paul L Martin on Golden Thread to audience 1) Faith on Connecting to your song 10) Comedy in song with Dale 11)Paul L Martin on Golden Thread to audience
    SUNDAY 11/4 at DePaul School of Music 2 hours of workshop/rehearsal with Faith 2 hours of workshop/rehearsal with director Dale Calandra or 12)Paul L Martin on Shaping Your Show (3 hours) 2 hours of workshop/rehearsal with Faith 2 hours of workshop/rehearsal with director Dale Calandra OR see the play "Master Class" at 2 PM