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Mas Que Nada -vocal harmony & percussion

Bossa Nova bootcamp Voice+Percussion

Ticket Price ($)


Event Date

Tuesday, 4 April 2023

Event Time

9:00 am

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Why should you get excited?

Learn a new arrangement of Mas Que Nada in Portuguese 3-part vocal harmony & Percussion

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4-week vocal/percussion workshop series



Voice & Percussion

About the Event

Online Wed nights in April 2023

A four-week course designed for singers/musicians requesting to immerse in Brazilian rhythm patterns. We’ll deliver this while focusing on the classic Samba/Maracatu song Mas Que Nada. Classes are live from Rio & Melb and will cover the pronunciation and articulation in Portuguese, 3-part vocal harmony arrangement, and percussion parts along with the history of the composition, getting deeper into Samba music direct via the source.

This course is for amateur and professional musicians alike; music lovers, teachers, choir conductors, vocalists, and instrumentalists to enjoy and learn more about Brazilian music!

Teachers: Diana May Clark and Mila Schiavo
Format: One song in Portuguese: 3-part SAT vocal arrangement and small percussion instruments: Pandeiro, Surdo, Tamborim and Shaker. (Guitar part also provided).

Class/Song Schedule (Wednesdays): April 5 / 12 / 19 / 26

Australia: 8 PM

Course duration: 4 weeks.
75 to 90 mins on each class
Cost $100 full / $80 conc. / disc for group bookings of 5+
Voice training exercises
Brazilian Rhythms & Phrasing
Portuguese lyrics, articulation & pronunciation study
Vocal Music / Choral Arrangement/ Guitar chart /Percussion patterns provided.

Additional Information:
Online song masterclass is delivered live; zoom session is recorded for later revision. Classes are designed by professional musicians using best practice educational techniques.

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