Learn and confidently perform a Brazilian song!
Bossa Nova Boot Camp masterclasses
& WORKSHOP PACKAGES
For School, Tertiary & Community Choirs
Explore Portuguese pronunciation, bossa nova & samba rhythms and phrasing. Learn to confidently sing and lead your group in performing a standard like Jorge Ben’s Afro-Brazilian classic 'Mas Que Nada' or Antonio Carlos Jobim’s 'Quiet Nights' (Corcovado), 'Garota de Ipanema', ‘Samba de Aviao’ or Luiz Bonfa’s 'Manha de Carnaval' (Black Orpheus) to name a few.
'Bossa Nova Boot Camp' Vocal Masterclass series focuses on Brazilian Jazz standards for VCE singers/teachers/accompanists, Music degree students and professional performers who want to craft a bossa nova or MPB song to their best ability. One song is covered in each stand alone fortnightly module - commencing in February 2022.
Workshops delivered online with Diana May Clark or in conjunction with Mi La Música school, Rio de Janeiro for an enlightening and culturally immersive musical experience.
Extra options: Consecutive 75-90min workshops led by Mi La Música and hosted by Clark include accompaniment and percussion tips and culminate in making an audio recording or a quality virtual choir video of the song featuring you or your vocal group.
- Costs vary according to package chosen.
- Workshops available Monday or Friday daytime or evenings/weekends on request.
- All packages include sheet music, arrangement and audio guide tracks.