Barbershop with Drew Wheaton

This class takes you from zero to hero on the art of barbershop singing. Designed for the musician with no experience in barbershop, learn everything from technique to performance to culture and you'll be nailing the lock and ring on those tags in no time.

Drew Wheaton is the tenor of the 2016 International Barbershop Quartet champions, Forefront, and has been the Musical Director of the Thoroughbred Chorus since 2012. He holds music degrees from McGill University and the University of Louisville and a Masters of Music in Choral Conducting at University of Louisville. A co-founder of the competitive a cappella group Cardinal Rule, he is now the director of adjudication for the A Cappella Education Association. Drew teaches private voice lessons, is a sought-after coach and clinician, and is a live sound engineer for contemporary a cappella.

Lessons: 10

Module 1 Introduction and Technique
Unit 1 Introduction/History
Unit 2 Vocal Technique
Unit 3 The Overtone Series
Unit 4 Temperament and Tuning
Unit 5 Matching Vowels and Resonance
Module 2 Arrangements and Tags
Unit 1 Barbershop Arrangements
Unit 2 Barbershop Ballads
Unit 3 Tags
Module 3 Performance
Unit 1 Performance
Unit 2 Barbershop Lessons
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