West Side Story Masterclass
In this exciting masterclass, Tiffany Gates will hear high school and college-aged students sing the songs of West Side Story. She will give gentle & helpful critique to encourage healthy vocal technique, stage presence & acting. West Side Story is the quintessential American Musical and the melodies of Leonard Bernstein and words of Stephen Sondheim are the perfect way to learn the nuances of singing in the Musical Theatre style.
What Do I Prepare? Any solo song in its entirety from the musical West Side Story. Performers & auditors are encouraged to bring a notebook and pencil.
What is a Masterclass? Vocal Masterclasses give the audience an opportunity to watch singers perform and be critiqued in an educational setting. They provide a unique chance to learn more about singing and audition techniques.
Tiffany Gates has performed consistently since age seven, and her career highlights include a starring role in a staged reading of a rock musical called Another Tomorrow at Lincoln Center and solo vocal performances as well ensemble work at The Triad, also in NYC. In Chicago, Tiffany has been seen at Metropolis, Bailiwick, and Light Opera Works.
As a passionate instructor of the performing arts, Tiffany specializes in the Musical Theater style, with a concentration on mixed-voice, head-voice, and belting techniques. Some of her private students have gone on to major in the performing arts at The University of San Diego, Wagner College in New York City, Millikin University, Kent State University, and Tulane University. Several of her students have had agent representation through Stewart, Aria, and Paonessa talent agencies.
All Ages May 21st 7:00-8:30pm
Cost: Performer $30/Auditor $10
Parents are welcome to attend at no charge!
Register by calling 847.577.5982 x240!