Singing Courses


Singing Courses
with Alicia and Heini

“The human voice needs no ‘training’ — it is already there, perfect and complete as an entity sounding in an ideal world.  It waits only for liberation!” – Valborg Werbeck-Svärdström

Basic Course I: June 5 – 8 (Mon–Thu), 18 – 20:00
Course leader: Alicia Burns 

This 4-day basic course is suitable for anyone who would like to strengthen their connection to the voice through practicing gentle basic exercises from the School of Uncovering the Voice.  No previous singing experience is needed.  There will be a focus on healthy breathing, posture, and relaxation, and exploration of the world of sound. More experienced singers who would simply like 4 days of more intensive practice are also welcome.

 

Basic Course II:  June 12 – 15, 18 – 20:00
Course leader: Alicia Burns

This 4-day course is for those with some experience in the School of Uncovering the Voice.  In this course, we will build up confidence through exercises from the School of Uncovering the Voice, leading into simple songs to be practiced as a group and/or individually, depending on the needs of the group.  It is also possible to join both basic courses I and II.  

 

Basic Course III: Aug 21 – 24, 18 – 20:00
Course leaders: Alicia Burns and Heini Ernamo

This 4-day basic course is suitable for anyone who would like to strengthen their connection to the voice through practicing gentle basic exercises from the School of Uncovering the Voice.  No previous singing experience is needed.  The course will be determined by the needs of the participants. 
Price: 60 € one course
Place: Taitein, Lehtikuusentie 2 M, Helsinki
Languages: English and/or Finnish based on the needs of the group.

Registration, also Inquiries: taiteinry@gmail.com


 

Private singing lessons with Alicia at Taitein.

For more information, please contact:
Alicia Burns
I hour/ 30 euro
Email: aburns.music@gmail.com
Phone number: 0408110277

Born and raised in rural WI, USA, Alicia discovered the joy of singing in a children’s choir at age 6. She began her studies in the School of Uncovering the Voice in 2008, as a student of Christiaan Boele. She has since completed a Singer’s Training in the USA and Germany, and travelled with Christiaan as an apprentice in the USA and Europe. In 2014, Alicia received a Werbeck Singer’s Diploma from Werbeck-laulukoulu in Helsinki, Finland. She continues her studies in Werbeck singing pedagogy at the same school together with Heini Ernamo. Alicia’s currently works as a freelance performer, singing teacher, and cultural facilitator, based in Helsinki. She is inspired by the arts as a medium for connecting people across cultural boundaries, exploring nature and finding artistic means of understanding current affairs.

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