Wednesdays, September 26 – November 7, 2018
(no class on Halloween)
Adam Broderick Whole New You Series
Partially underwritten by Reliance Merchant Services
This 6-week course, taught by international recording star Samantha Cole, offers students professional, private vocal coach techniques to take their vocal performances to the next level! Warm-ups, proper breathing, stage movement, mic technique, approach, songwriting and song choice are just some of the topics covered in this class. In addition, Cole shares her experience in songwriting and studio recording, as well as how to navigate the music business. The program culminates in optional participation in the CVC Platform Showcase to be held at a venue in NYC in the fall. Date and location TBA.
About Samantha Cole:
Samantha Cole is a multi-talented singer, songwriter and performer turned vocal coach and talent manager. Cole was discovered by Universal Music’s Doug Morris and Daniel Glass, and promptly signed to Universal Records. She co-wrote eight of the songs for her self-titled debut album, produced by an all-star team of hit-makers: David Foster, Nile Rodgers, Richard Marx and Rhett Lawrence. The album spawned the Top 40 single “Happy With You.” The follow-up single, “Without You” (written by Cole and Foster), soared to #1 in Asia and was later covered by American Idol stars Kimberly Locke and Clay Aiken. She is also known for her top 5 global hit, “Luv Me Luv Me”, in which she is featured with international superstar Shaggy. Cole has toured with Backstreet Boys, Shaggy and 98 Degrees and has collaborated with Boyz II Men, Robin Thicke, Diane Warren, Bon Jovi and Aerosmith songwriting teams, and more. She was also signed to EMI Publishing as a songwriter.
Cole prepares students throughout the year for vocal competitions such as “The Voice,” “America’s Got Talent,” “American Idol,” “The X Factor” and “The Four.” She is also currently recording and producing some of her students’ EPs and albums. With her connections and relationships in the music industry, Cole offers a unique background that is truly special and hard to find.
Duration: 6 weeks
Sessions: 6 two-hour sessions on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30
Location: Ridgefield Playhouse rehearsal space
Calendar: 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7. (no class on 10/31)
Space is limited. Please call box office to register for this class 203.438.5795.