Group Classes


Time and Location: March 11, 6:00-8:00 PM in the Choir Room at Colonial Baptist Church

Session 1 – Fundamentals of Singing – Learn the foundational basics of singing that include proper breathing technique, support, posture, intonation, vocal placement and more!  Through various illustrations, examples and vocal exercises, you’ll grow more confident in your singing ability and gain best practices for vocal care to keep you singing well for years to come!

Session 2 – Singing Practicum – Utilize the lessons learned from the Fundamentals of Singing session and put them into practice as a group by working on selected choral passages to improve phrasing, diction, breath support, and more!

Instructor: Cheryl Coleman holds a Master of Music Degree in Voice from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Tampa.  She has sung professionally including musical theater, opera and choral works, most notably with The Tampa Bay Pops Orchestra, the Dallas Opera and the Duke Chapel Evensong singers.  She has also won various vocal competitions over the years.  She has been teaching voice for more than 20 years and has inspired several of her students to pursue music and singing at the next level.  She is passionate about helping her students learn proper singing technique, breath control, musicality and stage presence.  She teaches students, both male and female, in voice from beginner to advanced, as well as beginner piano.  



(For late beginner through early intermediate level students that play any woodwind, brass or string instruments) – This group provides an opportunity for students to play with other instruments using 4-part arrangements that are interchangeable with various instruments. Students will practice rhythms, intonation, and sight reading, and learn basic theory concepts in a small ensemble setting. Instructor: Elizabeth Taylor
Class Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 PM, Jan. 24, Feb. 14 & 28, March 14 & 28, April 11 & 25, May 9
Class Size: Minimum of 4 participants
Class Materials: Several books with 4-part arrangements will be provided use during the sessions, to be returned to Carolina School of Music at the last meeting time.


The first session began on January 24th. New participants are still welcome. Please contact Nancy Siedschlag for registration information at