In this class, you will learn a variety of exercises and techniques that will strengthen your confidence and abilities to produce nice tones while singing. In this positive and welcoming atmosphere, you will be able to drop the barriers you carry that inhibit you from producing quality sounds. You will learn how to warm-up your voice, you'll be assigned songs from the text that will help you understand the basics of singing and what it means to be able to free your voice. Learning about posture, breath support and how the body works as an instrument will be done through the repertoire and various technical warm-ups. You will gain confidence in this group environment by having the opportunity to sing in front of each other. You will also learn proper breathing technique and connection to your body. You will be able to understand phrasing, diction and how this is applied to every song. After this class, you will have a basic understanding of the human voice and how it is applied to singing. You will have performed and studied a song and will feel confident in what is needed to make the song a success. The skills that you learn can be transferred and applied to other songs as well.