Host: The E.N.T. Factor
Presents: Musical Theatre Workshop 2: Voice Edition
Discipline: Acting / Theatre, Singing/Voice
Skill Level: Intermediate [ 16 y/o + ]
Description: A Musical Theatre Workshop focused on developing the voice. This workshop is facilitated by Mr. Jessel Murray (Musical Director of countless Musical productions in Trinidad, inclusive of Oliver!, Hairspray and West Side Story). The workshop offers the following:
- Solo vocal tips
- Ensemble vocal training
- Working with live accompaniment
- Networking opportunities
Light refreshments will also be provided.
Duration: One day
Days | Time: Saturday 19th, November, 2022 | 9AM – 12PM
Location: Music Studio 1, UWI Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) | Gordon Street, St. Augustine [view map]
Facilitator: Jessel Murray
Mr. Murray, graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education (summa cum laude) and a Master’s in Choral Conducting with advanced studies in piano accompanying.
He has been the musical director/conductor of all of the MCS Productions projects including Fiddler on the Roof (2006); Oliver! (2007) – which won the Cacique award for the best production; The Sound of Music (2008); Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (2009); Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA (2010); Peter Pan (2011); Hairspray (2012); Crazy for You (2013) and West Side Story (2018). Additionally, he has been the conductor of six musicals for the Town of Amherst (Mass.) including: The Secret Garden (2003); The Wizard of Oz (2004).
In Trinidad, Mr. Murray is well known for his championing of new music. He has led world premiere performances of many works for steelpan including: Hugh Sam’s Trinidadian Rhapsody – for Piano and Steel Ensemble (2005); Nigel Diaz’s The Call of Steel (2008); Gary Gibson’s Caprice- for Traditional Orchestra with Steelpans (2009); and Ben Wahlund’s Only When Eternity Nears – Steelpan Concerto (2010).
Cost: $150 TTD (one time payment) | $100 TTD (Early Bird Special if payment is made before November 12th)
Payment can be made by online banking. Payment credentials will be supplied upon registration.
- Registration Begins: 8th November, 2022 | 8AM
- Registration Closes: 8th November, 2022 | 9 AM
Additional Information: Space is limited! You are encouraged to sign up early and complete their registration in order to secure their spot.
Workshop details submitted by: Paula Hamilton-Smith