COLLECTIVE MUSIC ACADEMY

THE COLLECTIVE MUSIC ACADEMY IS A PRIVATE INSTRUCTIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT FOR THE TEACHING OF FUNDAMENTAL MECHANICS AND TECHNICAL SKILL SETS FOR VOCALISTS AND GUITARISTS OF ALL AGES.

This unique environment boasts a state-of-the-art professional demo recording facility to assist the process. In addition (upon request) the academy training includes introductory, intermediate and advanced songwriting instruction.

Vocals

  • 45-minute private lesson
  • Preparation for auditions, public performance and practical exams
    (Secondary & Post-secondary)
  • Development of vocal mechanics & technique
  • Assessment of natural vocal range & falsetto voice
  • Vocal exercises to improve areas of growth
  • Instructional care of the voice
  • Understanding of the anatomy of the human voice
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Songwriting

  • 45-minute private or group lesson
  • Understanding the structure & purpose of good writing
  • Music, melody & lyric composition (“hook” writing)
  • Arrangement & orchestration
  • Identifying song elements, song structure & song form
  • Revenue streams & how to market & sell your music (performance and/or medium)

MUSIC THEORY

  • 45-minute private or group lesson
  • Qualified instructor (UMTC & honorary RCM member)
  • Preparation for RCM exams
  • Understanding of basic music theory concepts
  • Learning how to read music
  • Identifying key signatures and key changes

Guitar

  • 45-minute private lesson
  • Selection & care of the instrument
  • Development of basic rhythm “feels” & finger picking concepts
  • Chord knowledge & scale development
  • Alternate tunings (drop “D”, Open “D”, DADGAD, Open “G”, etc.)
  • Charting songs
  • Transposing song keys

Band/Group

  • 1 – 3 hour private &/or group consultation
  • Branding & image development
  • Band member contract agreement
  • Delegating band member responsibilities
  • Identifying & developing your “sound”
  • Selection & maintenance of equipment
  • Preparing for auditions & performances
  • Building your “team” (lawyer, manager, agent, publicist)
  • Associations & Affiliations (AFM, ACTRA, SAC, SOCAN, RE*SOUND, CARAS, CMRRA, CMPA)
For competitive rates email: collective@danclancy.com