Technique and Performance Master Class with Micah Barnes
Saturday, May 6th, 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Bring a song and receive one-on-one coaching with former Nylon Micah! Class is accompanied. Check out more on Micah Barnes coaching: http://www.singersplayground.com
For a Private lesson with Micah Barnes on Sunday May 7 @ GigSpace
One hour fee is $80. Please call 613-729-0693 to book a lesson.
MICAH BARNES COACHING RESUME
Micah is the founder of Singers Playground, his coaching school which has supported the next generation of artists with vocal, performance and career strategy coaching in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto since 1996. Micah’s masterclass and private sessions have brought a deeper command of their craft to thousands of young and mid career artists across all areas of the industry and genres of music having travelled the world as a member of The Nylons and as a solo recording Jazz artist himself.
* Worked extensively with Emmy winning actress Tatiana Maslany on hit BBC America TV series “Orphan Black” 2014, 2015
*Vocal and Performance coach for cast members of the Tony Award winning Broadway productions of “Matilda”, Pippin”, and “Pricilla Queen Of The Desert” 2012-13
*Vocal and Performance Coach on Andrew Loyd Weber’s CBC TV show “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria” CBC. 2011
*Vocal Coach for Nina Dobrov ( NBC’s “Vampire Diaries”) for her work on the MTV Feature Film “American Mall”
*Vocal and Performance Coach for Marquee Records recording artist Dionne Taylor for her Aretha Franklin Tribute on CBC Radio.
*Micah recently prepared Universal Recording artist and “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” star Blake McGrath for his national tour and the recording of his second disc.
*Currently Micah’s vocal coaching clients include Juno award winning artists such as Billy Newton-Davis, Elizabeth Shepard and Lorraine Segato among many others.
*2011-12 Micah was head of faculty at the Banff Centre’s Aboriginal Voices Program designing and coaching the curriculum
*2007-2010 Micah was on faculty at The Centre For Indiginous Theatre working with students on vocal and performance technique and supporting song and play creation with director Muriel Miguel (Spider woman) and artistic director/principle Rose Stella.
*1998-2006 Micah served on the faculty at The Highways Performing Arts University in Santa Monica California coaching performance workshops for musical and theatrical artists for the ground breaking Performance Art institute.
* Guest Performance Coaching for Elaine Overholt’s (“Chicago”, “Hairspray”) “Performance Mastery Class” at BIG VOICE studio.
* Vocal Coach for “Death Of Chief”, All-Native version of Julius Ceasor at National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
*Voice and Performance Coach for members of Disney all-girl rock group “The Pogo’s”
Micah travels to New York and Los Angeles on a regular basis to work with clients as well as coaching private sessions at his Toronto Singers Playground studio. His Singers Playground performance workshops which he developed at The Highways Performing Arts
University in Santa Monica have helped thousands of artists deepen their skill set as performers on both sides of the border.