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So You Wanna Sing?: A Vocal Primer

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This community workshop on Sunday, November 11th at 1:00PM at the Artisan Work Lab will provide participants with information on healthy singing and techniques used by professional singers in various styles. The content of the session will be equally beneficial for beginners and more experienced vocalists.


Topics to be covered include:

-How the voice actually works
-Voice classification/ranges
-Breathing and support
-Healthy tonal production
-Warming up and cooling down
-Vocal myths
-Vocal health
-Stage fright
-Connecting with the lyric

Cost: $5 at the door; instructor gratefully accepts tips.

To sign up, please email


Earl Harville is a professional voice teacher/coach and consultant with over 20 years of experience. Amongst his clients are singers of pop, R&B, gospel, contemporary Christian, musical theater, and rock. His students have been accepted to such schools as Belmont University, Berklee College of Music, and his alma mater Columbia College Chicago, from where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Vocal Performance. He also has Master of Music Education degree from VanderCook College of Music and has taught on the K-12 level in Indiana and Illinois. Earl is a Mentor Teacher with the International Voice Teachers of Mix (IVTOM) and is known for his work aiding singers in recovering from vocal fatigue and injury. Additionally, he is a singer/songwriter currently preparing for the release of a new EP.

Check out his web site at

Earlier Event: November 11
Whittier Free Store CLOSED for Inventory
Later Event: November 11
FREE PLAY at the Artisan Work Lab