May 26-June 12, 2016 – Effortless Singing – Kerrville Folk Festival – Quiet Valley Ranch, Kerrville Texas – www.kerrvillefolkfestival.org – no charge for Festival ticketholders
Thursday, June 9th: 9am-4pm Threadgill Theatre
August 9-13, 2016 – Effortless Singing for Harmonica Players – Effortless Harmony For Harmonica Players – SPAH Conference – San Antonio, TX – www.spah.org – no charge for SPAH convention registrants
Thursday, August 11: 1:30 – 3pm Monte Cristo A
Effortless Harmony Singing
Saturday, August 13: 1:30 – 3pm Monte Cristo A
September 29 – October 1, 2016 – Effortless Singing – Effortless Harmony Singing – Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) Conference – Holiday Inn Midtown, Austin, TX – www.swfolkalliance.org – no charge for SWRFA attendees
Effortless Singing with Brenda Freed
Friday, September 30: 1:30 – 3pm Pecan Room
Brenda Freed’s Effortless Singing techniques help singers use the belly breath to increase vocal range and stamina, improve pitch and tone, safely project the voice and avoid getting hoarse. Come have some fun singing and harmonizing! Handouts provided.
Effortless Harmony Singing with Brenda Freed
Saturday October 1: 1:30 – 3pm Pecan Room
Participants will learn the basic music theory of vocal harmony and some easy ways to apply it. Come have some fun singing and harmonizing! Handouts provided.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 – Effortless Singing – Girl Guitar Voice Workshop – $50/person
Saturday, Noon – 2:00pm – Room 49 upstairs at the Music Lab,
1306 W. Oltorf, Austin, TX
This workshop is for women, beginners and professionals, who would like to improve their singing in some way. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Brenda is teaching 5 weeks of classes for the Fredericksburg ISD Adult Education Program
September – October, 2016 – Effortless Singing for Women – Effortless Piano Playing – FISD Adult Education Program at Fredericksburg High School (FHS) – $89 per person for each class (you can still join after the first class, pro-rated fee adjustment)
Mondays: Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17 – 6-7:15pm – Effortless Singing for Women
FHS Room #235
This class is for women who 1) have been told they can’t sing; 2) do not think they can sing; 3) would like to improve their singing in some way, or 4) would like to feel more confident about their singing.
Note: Fee includes all class handouts but does not include an optional $20 Effortless Singing double CD for ongoing personal practice, available to students for cash or Paypal at the class. Contact Carol Reeh at CarolR@FISD.org to sign up.
Mondays: Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17 – 7:30 – 8:45pm – Effortless Piano Playing
FHS Room #235
Have you always wanted to learn to play piano? Would you like to learn to read music? Would you like to be able to play some chords so you could play “Happy Birthday” for a friend or family member? It’s never too late to learn. Brenda Freed’s Effortless Music Instruction Techniques for piano will get you playing piano, and you’ll have fun in the process. Dust off that keyboard or borrow one and let’s get started in 2016!
Note: Fee includes all class handouts but does not include a required $10 set of Effortless Music Reading Measure Cards available to students for cash or Paypal at the class. Contact Carol Reeh at CarolR@FISD.org to sign up.
October 27-30, 2016 – Effortless Singing and Effortless Harmony Singing – Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) Conference, Sheraton Iowa City, Iowa – www.farmfolk.org – no charge for FARM attendees
Saturday, October 29, 1:30 – 3pm Room TBD