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Mini Singers, Glee Singers & Advanced Glee: Ages 5 – 16 ~ Singing Lessons

Virtual Only

VIRTUAL Singers: For safety reasons, these lessons will be offered virtually only. Visit Myriad’s COVID-19 Safety Measures page to learn more.

Additional Options: For School Year 2020-2021, due to COVID-19 circumstances, PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS are also available for all singers ages 7 & up.

Mini Singers & Glee: Students participate via live Zoom, with enhanced, quality audio, so our at-home students hear the teacher’s voice and the music well. Teachers also prepare weekly short video tutorials highlighting an important activity from the lesson. All students receive access to MYRIAD TV, our video library from School Year 2020-2021 classes, as we roll merrily along. Perfect for absences and home practice between classes.


 

Schedule a trial singing class for kids to learn more. For a quick response, fill in our Start Today form below, and tell us more about what singing class you are looking for: mini, glee, or advanced glee. For personal assistance or to join our wait-list, please call our Arts Administrators at 650-574-2844. We are looking forward to learning more about you and matching you with quality voice teachers in San Mateo, Burlingame, Belmont, San Carlos, Millbrae.

All the benefits of a private voice lesson, with double the fun!

Vocal technique plus collaborative music making in multiple styles. Our Singers love these classes! Mini Singers & Glee Singers are now accepting new members. We invite all Interested singers and their care-givers to visit our singing classes for kids.

Level 1: Mini Singers Ages 5-7

These young singers gain confidence and improved self-esteem through song. Our singers learn how to read music too! For this age group, our skilled Directors alternate seated singing activities with movement activities. Consequently, focus and excitement is always at the forefront. The sound, polish, and memorization skills these little ones attain throughout the year is remarkable to witness and hear consequently you will be amazed! Attend an observation class to watch our teachers in action and introduce the joy of singing to your child.

Level 2: Glee Singers Ages 8-10

Glee Singers continue their vocal foundations with quality selections chosen by our choral conductors. Similarly, these singers also explore Musical Theater songs, plus classic and current pop / folk / rock hits.  In addition, fun, accessible choreography and solo singing opportunities are all part of our performance format. Consequently, these performers really bond with each other while gaining performance confidence through music they truly love.

Level 3: Advanced Gold Singers Ages 11-15

Our Level 3 Gold Singers are tackling challenging fun pop, classical and musical theater selections. Gold is a smaller, specialized singing ensemble for our experienced Glee Singers who are moving up to the next level of performance and individual vocal style. Harmonization is an important component of this ensemble. These singers work together with their Directors selecting current, appropriate music that is exciting to them, while refining vocal skills that really unify their sound, achieving balance and blend. Above all, flexible solo and duet opportunities allow Advanced Glee Singers to be featured, developing their personal vocal and performing style. New singers are invited to audition for these groups.

Students who are new to Myriad Music School, ages 11 & up, are invited to audition for Advanced Glee Gold by scheduling a trial class.

These enthusiastic singers are:

  • Learning all of the same skills as a private voice lesson, in a fun collaborative setting. This is the most motivating way to start voice lessons.
  • Excited about singing and LOVE classes
  • Developing stage presence and performance poise
  • Learning to use their voices in a healthful and natural way, creating a clear tone
  • Singing a rich variety of musical styles, including multicultural songs in other languages
  • Creating music as team players in a nurturing, dynamic environment
  • Developing rhythmic, sight-singing / ear training skills through music theory games
  • Understanding how to follow a conductor

This is a well-rounded, child-centered curriculum!

Why take a Mini-Singers or Glee class over a private lesson when a child is 10 or younger?

Starting private voice lessons at too young of an age is too strenuous for young vocal cords. Vocal cords are too under developed at this age for private voice exercises. Above all, young singers need to be exposed to a vocal ensemble experience to gain important ear-training, vocal balance and harmonization skills. As a result, young singers making music music together learn how to blend their voice with others. The young singer shares the responsibility of projecting their voice. This protects the child from over-singing. Over-singing, or “belting” is a harmful habit that can take years to reverse. Therefore, getting the right kind of instruction when one is young ensures smoother progress when the singer enters puberty and the vocal cords begin growing.

We present a Winter and Spring program annually

All singers participate. This is a collaborative ‘team’ activity. Consequently, every singer is an important member of the whole team effort.

Schedule a trial Singing classes for kids to learn more. For a quick response, fill in our Start Today form below, and tell us more about what you are looking for. For personal assistance or to join our waitlist, please call our Arts Administrators at 650-574-2844. We are looking forward to learning more about you and matching you with quality voice teachers in San Mateo, Burlingame, Belmont, San Carlos, Millbrae.