Region 12 - Virtual Winter AIM w/ Jennie Morton

Fri, Jan 29 2021 to Sat, Jan 30 2021

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    Description: Region 12 - Virtual Winter AIM w/ Jennie Morton

    Register now! ($15 for both days)

    Friday, January 29th:

    6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Terrie Carrozzella- “The Song Assessment Tool- How it Works & What Happens Post-Submission”
    Come and learn how the new required song assessment tool works from start to finish. Learn what is required of you,
    and what happens after you submit your songs

    7:15-8:30 p.m.
    Jennie Morton- “The Voice From Foot to Head”
    An exploration of the anatomical relationships throughout the whole body that support optimal breath and vocal mechanics 

    Saturday, January 30th:

    9:00-10:15 a.m.
    Jennie Morton- “Physical, Vocal, & Emotional Fitness for Performance”
    Learn strategies for performance readiness & general health as an artist

    10:45-12:00 p.m.
    Jennie Morton- “Beyond Technique: The Art and Science of Communication”

    An exploration of the science of human communication to facilitate artistry and connection with audience

    1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Laura Shultz- “Character Tools for Virtual Rehearsals (How we learn to stop worrying and love the Zoom!)”
    Come for a discussion about the 5 tools of storytelling and how we can grow our visual communication skills - yes, even during Zoom! Leave with engaging activities to bring back to your own chorus.

    2:15-3:15 p.m.
    Laura Bode, Leah Brooks, Kathy Hebert & Andi Giles- “Connect4”
    Whether you want to just see each other and talk, record a virtual performance, or sing all together- we've got options for you!  We'll survey what tools are out there to connect, primary uses of each and give you their pros/cons. Technologies discussed: Zoom, JamKazam, Jamulus, Acapella, and Bandlab.

    ***PLEASE NOTE: All class times are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

    Personal Vocal/Visual Instruction (PVI's) will also be offered during AIM weekend- be sure to grab a spot with one of our amazing regional faculty members. We have both vocal and visual instruction available. Please contact Jette Sorensen, PVI Registrar, at to sign up! 

    Bio information on our guest speaker:

    JENNIE MORTON BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, MS Psychology
    Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional
    Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider
    Certified HeartMath Practitioner

    After a long performing career as a Ballet dancer, West End Musical Theatre performer, and lead singer of a London Big Band, Jennie is now a Clinical Osteopath specializing in the field of Performing Arts Medicine. She provides treatment for musculoskeletal, neurobiological, and psycho-physiological issues from her office in Los Angeles and online. She also works as a Performance Coach for singers and actors, focusing on anatomical efficiency, embodiment of artistry, movement education, and rehabilitation from vocal injury. Based in Los Angeles, California, she is the Wellness Professor at The Colburn School, sits on Board of Directors of the Dance Resource Center (LA), and Backline (a musician’s mental health resource), and is on the Health and Wellness Committee for the International Society for Music Education. Jennie lectures internationally to artists, arts educators, and healthcare professionals on the subject of performance-related injuries, and is the author of three books: The Authentic Performer: Wearing A Mask And The Effect On Health; The Embodied Dancer: A Guide To Optimal Performance; and Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger. Her website contains many of her published articles and educational resources, as well as links to her online courses on a range of health topics.