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Solo Time! An Ongoing Performance Experience for Kids

Whitney Permann
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(107)
Live performance is a critical part of a young singer's development. In this class, students gain experience and confidence by singing a prepared solo for the class and getting tips and encouragement from a professional singer.

Class experience

In this class, students will:

-gain live performance experience 
-learn a helpful and safe vocal exercise (different each class)
-be given tips by a professional singer
-be encouraged by their peers
-observe other performers 
-understand the principles of diction, rhythm, tone, expression, pitch, proper breathing, stage presence, body language, and coping with stage fright (topics covered will vary based on student needs of each particular class)
Whitney Permann has been a professional singer, song writer, recording artist, and performer in the popular recording trio, Mercy River, for over 13 years (mercyrivermusic.com).  While at BYU-Idaho, she was a cast member of Showtime Company and also founded the musical group "From the Heart," which continues to be a popular ensemble to this day. At BYU in Provo she toured with the elite Concert Choir and also served as a director for the acclaimed Jenny Phillips Fireside Group. Mercy River, which has been a popular staple at events such as Time Out for Women and Women’s Conference, and has performed all over the nation and internationally, including England, Australia, Wales, Scotland, and New Zealand. Together, they have recorded and released 6 studio albums with Shadow Mountain Records. She currently owns and directs a children's performance group out of her home. She has a degree in Secondary Education from BYU, has taught private music lessons, and has been an online teacher for VIPKid for 2 years. 
Students are expected to prepare a vocal solo prior to class (3 minutes or less). Students can sing to a track, live accompaniment, or a cappella. Memorization is encouraged to offer the student a more challenging and enriching experience, but is not required. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(107)
Hey, there! I'm a passionate, energetic, animated teacher of music and language arts. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brigham Young University in English Teaching. I am a published writer and currently teach ESL online. For the past 13 years, I... 
Group Class


1x per week
25 min

Completed by 59 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-11
1-5 learners per class

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