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The Art of Singing

May 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Cost: $20/per person
Friends of the BSM: $15/per person

In this special masterclass, students will have the opportunity to explore their musical prowess and artistic talent. The class will be a customized and highly flexible workshop offering vocal technique instruction from New York Vocal Coaching’s Associate Director, David McCall. The session will include a group presentation and a Q&A session. In this intimate and comfortable environment, four participants will also have the opportunity to perform in front of the virtual class and receive personalized instructions from David. If you are interested in performing during the virtual workshop, please email Adrienne upon registration at adrienne@batashoemuseum.ca.

This workshop will take place via Zoom. All participants are required to source their own equipment needed for this workshop. Please see below for details. This workshop will be recorded and may be used by the Bata Shoe Museum for internal purposes only. If there are any questions or concerns, please email adrienne@batashoemuseum.ca.


Workshop Tools

  • Water Bottles
  • Comfortable Clothes
  • Laptop with either internal or external microphone
  • Strong wifi connection
  • PDF copies for the one to two songs you wish to perform in class. (This can be emailed to Mr. McCall in advance. Mr. McCall will accompany all students on piano.)
  • *Optional – Pre Recorded tracks of chosen songs as accompaniment.


David McCall

David McCall is a Voice Teacher Associate at New York Vocal Coaching. David has become one of the leading instructors of Contemporary Voice in New York City, with clients ranging from Broadway singers (Billy Elliot, Matilda), Classical and sacred music singers, to cantors in New York City Synagogues, to Professional Rock and Pop artists, some of which have toured and been signed to record contracts, appeared on shows like The Voice and American Idol, and performed at venues such as SXSW. Additionally, David has taught as a Master Teacher of Contemporary Voice for the NYSTA Comparative Vocal Pedagogy series.

David holds a BA in Music: Vocal Performance from Murray State University, where he studied classical vocal technique with veterans of the Operatic and Broadway stage. He also completed the NYVC Voice Teacher Training & Certification program in New York City.

To learn more about David, visit New York’s Vocal Coaching’s website here.


New York Vocal Coaching Inc. offers voice lessons, vocal coaching, voice teacher training, vocal evaluations, and more, both in-person and online via Skype/virtual lessons. Through their sister companies, they offer speech coaching, acting & monologue coaching, audition prep, guitar/bass and piano lessons, recording & videography services, and much more.