ByzB 101: Parallagi, Scales and Basic Vocal Training – Term 3 2023

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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.

Prerequisite(s): None.

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: Term 3, 2023 (Aug 28 – Oct 15)

Regular Practice Sessions:

Tuesdays, 9 – 9:30 pm ET
Wednesdays, 8 – 8:30 pm ET
Thursdays, 1:30 – 2 pm ET
Thursdays, 7:30 – 8 pm ET
Thursdays, 9 – 9:30 pm ET

Vocal Technique sessions:

Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9 pm ET
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8 pm ET
Thursdays, 2 – 2:30 pm ET
Thursdays, 8:30 – 9 pm ET