Oak Park Concert Chorale Presents a Vocal Tech Workshop

September 15th, 2011

The Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC), led by director Paul Lindblad, will present a vocal techinique workshop on Saturday October 15 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 611 Randolph in Oak Park. The workshop is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. The workshop will begin at 10:00am and last until 3:30 pm.

Attendees will learn the basics of Posture, Breathing, Sound Production, Resonation and Articulation based on Emergent Voice and Bel Canto. This workshop is a great introduction for beginners and a refresher for more experienced singers A light lunch will be provided.

For more information and/or reservations please call (708) 383-4742 or email us at info@oakparkconcertchorale.org or visit our website www.oakparkconcertchorale.org.

About Oak Park Concert Chorale

One of the Midwest’s leading choral ensembles featuring both a cappella and accompanied performances. The Chorale is comprised of a diverse group of individuals and performs in and around Oak Park, Illinois. Led by Director Paul Lindblad, the Chorale offers highly artistic performances of varied and exciting choral music.

About Paul Lindblad

Paul Lindblad received his undergraduate degree in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Church Music from Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois. Mr. Lindblad earned a Kodály Certificate from Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He has studied with Paul Christiansen, world famous choral conductor; and Katinka Daniel, International Kodály music education specialist. Mr. Lindblad has done extensive studies in organ performance, vocal technique, and conducting under the mentorships of Victor Hildner and Douglas Neslund. the mentorship of Victor Hildner and Douglas Neslund. Mr. Lindblad currently conducts the Oak Park Concert Chorale and St. John Choristers (formerly Paul Lindblad Choristers). He is the Director of Liturgics at St. John Lutheran Church in Forest Park, the music teacher at Walther Lutheran Academy in Forest Park, and is the former Choirmaster at St. Gregory Episcopal Boychoir School in Chicago.

The Oak Park Concert Chorale, a 501 (C) 3 not for profit organization, is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and is partially funded by the Oak Park Area Arts Council, in partnership with the Villages of Oak Park, Forest Park and River Forest, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.