ByzB 101: Parallagi, Scales, and Basic Vocal Training (Term 3 2021)
Students will study two hymns and learn to chant them on the text of the hymn and on parallagi (solfège). Students will learn about the different modes and scales in Byzantine chant and study the intervals of the Diatonic and Hard Chromatic scales. They will also study the basics of good vocal technique. Students should plan to come to at least one half hour regular practice session and one half hour Vocal Technique Session each week.
Materials: ByzB Starter Set from the Trisagion School store (enrollees receive 25% off-find the access code in the Introduction to the course)
Class Dates: 3rd Term 2021 (August 30 – October 17, 2021)
Practice Sessions (all times Eastern time):
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8 pm,
Thursdays, 2:30 – 3 pm, 7:30 – 8 pm
Vocal Technique sessions (all times Eastern time):
Tuesdays, 8:00 – 8:30 pm
Thursdays, 1: 30 – 2 pm, 8:00 – 8:30 pm
Spots in this class are limited so enroll early!