Summer course Training session

Berklee College of Music Vocal Summit

City: Duffel Bag

A fulfilling week where you can master your vocal skills at the coveted Berklee College of Music.

Choose from pop, rock, R & B, jazz, and musicals.Ideal for singers, songwriters, and performers who use voice such as singing.
from March 2024th to May 6st
Berklee College of Music is a prestigious school for jazz and contemporary music.The Vocal Summit, a program for unique singers of contemporary music, will take advantage of the University's unique strengths.This content is suitable not only for singers, but also for songwriters and those who sing while playing an instrument.Choose from pop, rock, R&B, jazz, and musicals, and learn vocal techniques, styles, performance techniques, performing with a band, group singing, a cappella performance, etc. with a focus on vocal ensemble and solo lessons.Required courses offered during this period include solo and vocal ensemble.Elective subjects change every year, but in the past they have included a wide variety of topics such as improvisation, backing vocals, vocal recording and mixing, beatboxing, singer/songwriter workshops, and the present, past, and future of R&B and soul music.Everything you need to know as a contemporary music singer is packed into this short but intense week.The professors in charge of the Vocal Summit include professors from Berklee College of Music's vocal department, as well as professional vocalists who are active on the front lines.Their vocal techniques and technology cultivated through daily practice will surely serve as a model for those who aspire to become professional musicians.Whether you sing contemporary music on a regular basis or specialize in classical music such as opera, you'll be pleasantly surprised as you discover new repertoire and discover a new voice for yourself.Please note that you can choose between student dormitories and homestay accommodation, but student dormitories are very popular and early application is required.You can enjoy free time in Boston before and after the seminar, making it ideal for sightseeing.
* If you are interested, we recommend that you take the public lesson of the professor in charge of this course in advance.
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■ Workshop period ■

from March 2024th to May 6st

■ Courses held ■

* Select from pop, rock, R & B, jazz, and musical

■ Course content ■

▽ Required subjects
Solo vocals, vocal ensembles

▽ Elective subjects
Vocal technique, improvisation, backing chorus, audition measures, vocal recording and mixing, beatbox, singer / songwriter workshop, present / past / future of R & B and soul music, musical audition measures, etc.

■ Audition ■

*There is a level check on the first day of the course for class division.In some cases, writing and video submission may be done before traveling to the country.

■ Workshop venue ■

Berklee College of Music

■ Workshop schedule ■

The detailed schedule will be distributed locally.

<General schedule example: For homestay>
Day 1: Depart from Japan and arrive at your accommodation
Day 2: Start of class School registration orientation 
Day 7: Final performance class ends
Day 8: Departure from the airport by car
Day 9: Arrival in Japan
* For student dormitories, the schedule is different, so please contact the And Vision Counselor in advance.

■ Practice room ■

Berklee College of Music
* Libraries, media centers, and learning centers can also be used.

■ Concert Opportunity ■

Open mics and final concerts will be held.

■ Accommodation ■

▽ Student dormitory (room for XNUMX to XNUMX people).With meals (weekdays: morning / noon / evening, weekends: brunch / evening)
* You can enter the dormitory from 15 years old and over.
* Depending on your age and application time, you may have a plan without meals (without meals).Please contact your And Vision Counselor for more information.
* The student dormitory may be full depending on the application period, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

▽ Homestay (single room).With meal (morning)
* If you are under the age of 18 and wish to stay in a homestay, please contact an And Vision Counselor.

■ Accommodation period ■

▽ Student dormitory
Check-in: Course start date
Check-out: Course end date
* No extended night or previous night
* Check-in and check-out dates are subject to change due to local circumstances.
* Depending on the flight schedule, it is recommended to stay at a hotel or guesthouse separately on the 1st day (the day before the course start date) and the 6th day (the day before the course end date).If you are a minor, please contact an And Vision Counselor as soon as possible.

▽ Homestay
Check-in: The day before the start date of the course
Check-out: The day after the end of the course
* Extended nights and previous nights are possible

■ Japanese interpreter / local support ■

▽ Local support
And Vision Local staff with telephone support (telephone only)

▽ Japanese interpreter during lessons
Interpretation cannot be arranged during the lesson.

■ Airport transfer ■

Round-trip airport transfer included (Boston Airport)
* Please contact the And Vision Counselor if you wish to have airport child care.

■ Professors ■

Berklee College of Music professors and guest musicians

■ Qualifications ■

Anyone who is 15 years old or older and has 6 months or more of playing experience can participate.

■ Price ■

Student dormitory: 655,280 yen (662,080 yen including tax)
Homestay: 618,700 yen (625,500 yen including tax)

■ What is included in the price ■

Application fee, course fee (tuition fee, audit fee, practice room, activity participation fee, selected person concert appearance participation fee, concert viewing fee, completion certificate, etc.), facility usage fee, local accommodation arrangement fee, accommodation fee, food fee ( Dormitory: Weekdays: Morning / Lunch / Evening, Weekends: Branch / Evening, Homestay: Morning), Airport transfer fee, Support service fee during local stay (phone only), Overseas international remittance fee, Overseas international remittance bank receipt fee, Departure Pre-support service fee, set discount

■ Clarify some of the items not included in the price ■

Airfare, Japanese translation fee, overseas travel accident insurance fee, city travel fee, telephone fee, all personal expenses during free time, etc.

■ Price / Schedule Supplement ■

● Please contact an And Vision Counselor as you may be able to take classes even during the period you have set.
● Depending on the local situation of the new corona infection, online lessons may be offered.Please note that if the course is offered, the fee will be charged excluding accommodation fees.The cancellation policy is based on the terms and conditions.

■ Application deadline ■

First deadline: February 2024, 3, 1, Second deadline: March 2024 4, Third deadline: up to capacity
● Even before the application deadline, the deadline will be closed as soon as the capacity is reached.
● Even after the application deadline, you may be able to apply if there is a vacancy in the course, so please contact the And Vision Counselor.


* In accordance with Massachusetts law, participation is subject to prescribed vaccinations.Vaccination takes time, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.
* If you have an attendant, you will be charged a separate fee such as accommodation.Attendance fees may vary depending on the age of the student.
* If you are a minor, you will generally need to be accompanied, but please contact us.
* Please contact us if you are a group led by sensei.
* Separately, we can arrange a local language school (affiliated school) free of charge.
* Private lessons or group lessons can be arranged separately.
* Please contact an And Vision Counselor for paid rental of musical instruments.
* In addition to the above, please feel free to contact the And Vision Counselor for anything.
* This information is as of December 2023, 10.Information may change depending on the year and local circumstances, so please contact the And Vision Counselor for the latest information.
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