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VOCAL MASTERCLASS

Cost Per. Person $50.00

July 28th 2024

10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Barrie, ON.

 

ELEVATE YOUR SINGING AND STAGE PRESENCE!

This is a full-day session; participants are asked to walk with lunch and snacks.

 

Space is limited, Register TODAY!

When the class is filled registrants will be contacted to secure their place by paying the $50 fee.

This Vocal Master Class creates an opportunity for you to connect with a master voice teacher with the added performance element. Participants will focus on developing their creativity in performance by singing with teacher guidance and covering performance-related topics that stimulate creative approaches to singing. Participants will be able to perform pieces and receive suggestions to improve performance and/or technique in a safe, supportive learning environment.

Who Should Attend?

Choir Leaders & Members, Praise Team Leaders & Members, Soloists, Passionate Enthusiasts. (13 years and up)

Fundamentals of Singing:

Breathing Technique

Dynamics and Articulation

Vocal Control 

Vocal  Expression

Pronunciation and Enunciation

Understanding your range

LHAM vocal templates 

Master Class Facilitator: Loucretia 'Luckey' Horrell

Known as one half of the musical brother and sister duo CEEJAY & LUCKEY, Contemporary Gospel recording artiste and Music Minister Loucretia “Luckey” Horrell steps out on her own with the Loucretia Horrell Academy of Music.

 

Along with her brother Ceejay, Luckey was very drawn to the aesthetics of music. Not unlike most professional singers, Luckey and her brother began singing in church just about the time they were in ‘full swing’ of Elementary School. Luckey firmly believes God has blessed her with this gift and that it is a tool to be used solely for spreading the message of God’s love, touching hearts and helping to renew souls for the Kingdom of God.

 

Luckey participated quite a lot in her church’s Music Ministry. Directing many choirs and vocal groups along the way, further developing her musical talent, swiftly becoming more involved with her music, its writing, composing, arranging and production. From Childhood Luckey taught alongside her mother and soon she too went through the rudiments of music theory and practical by the Royal Schools of Music in London. She now has a successful music school with over 50 private students exclusive of choirs and groups where she teaches Voice and Piano to all ages. Maintaining a culture of excellence, her students have always received Distinctions and Merits in their examinations.

 

Luckey with her brother Ceejay, have received highly praised honours for their combined Ministry as CEEJAY & LUCKEY, touring Caribbean islands such as Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia and Anguilla; where they received an honoured gospel award for their contribution to Gospel music in Anguilla. In 1995 Ceejay and Luckey released their debut album “Tell Jesus”, subsequently touring major cities in the USA. They were also a headlining feature in the 1997 (BET) Black Entertainment Television Black Expo tour of 20 US Cities.

 

Legendary Pioneer of Contemporary Gospel, Pastor Andre Crouch, affectionately referred to them as his kids, and being taken ‘under his wings’ allowed them the great invitation opportunity to guest appear alongside him at the BBC Gospel Living Legends series special.

 

Luckey’s Ministry has allotted incredible exposure. She has ministered alongside gospel favourites such as Kirk Franklin, Jonathon Butler, Ron Kenoly, Donnie Mc Clurkin, Helen Baylor, Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers, Steve Green, Wintley Phipps and many others. 

 

Coming off her critically acclaimed solo concert presentation in April 2004, Luckey has finally released her long awaited debut solo album, ‘What I’m About’ in September 2006, with a four week promotional tour in Europe.

 

Luckey has also been busy training and arranging Vocals for many projects two of which are locally based, First Church of the Open Bible - Gates Praise “Change” Album as well as their 2012 Release “Hope of Nations” and Kezie Peters 2013 “My life is a song” album.

 

She has worked with numerous other local and international artistes such as Delois Massey, Mark Isaac, Rizon, Keron Ramsey, Nikki Rymple and J Prince doing vocal arrangements and production.  Founder of Loucretia Horrell Academy of Music, Luckey's vision is to inspire, develop and empower her students to realize and fulfill purpose through their talents.  Her motto is, "Whatever you dream, if you believe, you will achieve through JESUS CHRIST who gives you strength". She often tells her students, "the sky is the beginning!"

 

With an undying passion for Worship and Ministry, Loucretia "Luckey"   Horrell also served at The Apostles' Ministries in Longdenville Trinidad from the year 2008 to 2019, as Lead Worshipper, vocal arranger, trainer and coach of TAM Worship.   

 

Today you’d find Luckey collaborating with good friend, Grammy, Dove and Stella nominated, Juno award winner Roger Ryan to do writing, singing and arranging for several upcoming projects, including her own.

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