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  • We Are Open Again!

    Dear students and visitors!

    Dr. Bruce Lipton in a heartfelt conversation with Kara JohnstadWe want to be there for you again, but we have to take it slowly and take some precautions. Even if we all long for normality and it appears that way: there is still no normality. And now that we have the responsibility to protect ourselves and you, we ask you to follow these instructions:

    MOUTH AND NOSE PROTECTION
    Please wear a mask at all times (except for singing lessons).

    HAND DISINFECTION
    Please disinfect your hands in the entrance area.

    SNEEZING ETIQUETTE
    Please observe the coughing and sneezing etiquette.

    MAINTAIN PHYSICAL DISTANCING
    Please keep a distance to any other person of 2 m.
    Keep a distance of at least 3 m during singing lessons.

    LIMITED NUMBER OF PERSONS
    Max. 1 person in the entrance area.
    Max. 2 persons in class (students and teachers).

    STAY AT HOME IF YOU FEEL UNWELL
    You are not allowed to enter the building with any illness symptoms of any kind!

    Thank you for your understanding.
    Let us all stay healthy!

  • Jun

    28

    Obertongesang-Workshop (auf Deutsch)

    Online-Workshop mit Miroslav Grosser Sonntag, 28. Juni 2020, 11:00 bis 14:00 Uhr

    Obertöne sind die innere Dimension der Klänge und lassen als die Harmonie der Natur in jedem Klang eine eigene Musik entstehen, die dem menschlichen Ohr das Gefühl der Vollkommenheit vermittelt.

    Jun

    07

    Overtone Singing Workshop

    Online-Workshop with Miroslav Grosser On Sunday, June 7, 2020, at 19:00 CEST (Berlin) / 10 AM PST (San Francisco) / 1 PM EST (New York)

    Overtones - The harmony of nature. Enjoy a 3-hour online-workshop for harmonious singing with a true overtone master. 

    Jun

    06

    Follow Up Workshop - The Art of Polyphonic Singing

    Saturday, June 6, 2020, at 7 PM CEST (Berlin), 10 AM PST (San Francisco), 1 PM EST (New York)

    90 min ONLINE-WORKSHOP - Under the guidance of Miroslav Grosser, the participants of the Polyphonic Singing Workshop can practice and deepen what they have learned in a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere.

    May

    25

    Susie Ro in a heartfelt conversation with Kara Johnstad

    Susie Ro - Live, Speak, and Sing
    Surrounded by music and singing all her life, harmony filtered into Susie Ro’s understanding very gracefully. She has established herself as a renowned workshop leader, vocal coach, teacher trainer, ceremonial musician, singer, songwriter, and the proud producer of her first professional solo album.

    Join Voice Visionary Kara Johnstad and Susie Ro in a heartfelt conversation on building community through song, how to unlock a voice and open a heart with ease, the transformative power of truthful lyrics, encouraging improvisation as life practice and living a life in harmony with nature and our true essence.

    May

    18

    Dr. Bruce Lipton in a heartfelt conversation with Kara Johnstad

       "You Are Powerful!"

    What would your life be like if you learned that you are more powerful than you have ever been taught? Dr. Lipton’s revolutionary research has uncovered the missing connections between biology, psychology, and spirituality. Join Voice Visionary Kara Johnstad and Dr. Bruce Lipton for a heartfelt conversation on VOICE. What role does our central voice play as a messenger? Do ordinary people possess supernatural powers? How do we communicate? And what role might our VOICE play in changing our fate?

    May

    11

    WE ARE OPEN AGAIN!

    We are happy to announce that the SCHOOL OF VOICE is open again for in-person classes. Our teachers are excited to be back in the rooms and see you again.

    As your health and safety remain paramount to all of us, we continue to observe a stringent hygiene-concept, as prescribed by the Berlin Senate ordinance, the recommendations of the World Health Organization, and the German Association of Free Music Schools. Of course, for online classes, these rules do not apply:)

    May

    10

    Special Workshop | Frame Drum Discovery

    Sunday, May 10, 2020, 3 PM CET / 6 AM PST / 9 AM EST

    This 2.5 hrs workshop, led by Borys Slowikowski, is an introduction to the world of frame drums, open to the participants of any level - including those that never played any instrument before! * We will explore the sounds of this ancient instrument, build up an ability to play, learn different traditional grooves and work on the rhythmic creativity * We are going to study the technique of frame-drumming according to the approach of percussionist and composer Zohar Fresco. * In the whole process we'll focus on our primary instrument: the body - it's posture, responsiveness, breath, and its role in the musical creation. Learn more ...

    May

    10

    Special Workshop | Introduction into the Art of Polyphonic Singing

    Sunday, May 10, 2020, at 7 pm CET (Berlin) / 10 am PST / 1 pm EST


    This three-hour online-workshop with a master of overtone singing, Miroslav Grosser, will be your introduction into the world of western overtone singing. You will learn three standard singing techniques, all of which have in common, that you can sing them immediately without special compression, pressure, or tension in your sensitive voice and throat. Miroslav Grosser gives workshops for polyphonic singing for more than 20 years now, so he can show you the shortest ways to hear and control your own vocal overtones. Learn more ...

     

    May

    06

    Global Voice Yoga

    Join this LIVE ONLINE CLASS every Wednesday at 7:30 pm CET. Pay only as much as you can. A deeply relaxing & restorative session. Receive a weekly practice that boosts your immune system, elevates your bliss factor and recharges your batteries.

    Apr

    27

    LIVE INTERVIEW with Jennifer Hamady - Finding Your Voice

    Airing LIVE on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM GMT / 8:00 PM CET (Berlin)

    Join Voice Visionary Kara Johnstad and Jennifer Hamady, founder of Finding Your Voice in a heartfelt conversation about our wondrous vibrant VOICE and how the VOICE PATH is key to feeling at home in our bodies and the world. Author of The Art of Singing, The Art of Singing Onstage and in the Studio, and Learning to Sing, Jennifer Hamady has the ability to look holistically at people and help them to find their true voice. As she so eloquently says, “for me, singing and music-making first and foremost are about joy and self-expression.”

    Apr

    13

    Jill Mattson – Frequencies for Defense

    Sound Healing techniques that have been used for growth and enlightenment throughout the age. Join Voice Expert Kara Johnstad and author, musician and sound Healer Jill Mattson in a heartfelt conversation on the importance of sound healing. Can sound healing protect us from disease? Are there frequencies that aid us in protecting our Immune System against the Coronavirus? What role does our voice play in creating a balanced and harmonious body? It has been scientifically proven that frequency can help us to significantly reduce the severity of the disease by building up our immune systems.

    Apr

    06

    START OF EASTER HOLIDAYS

    Last day of class: Saturday, April 4, 2020
    First day of class: Monday, April 20, 2020

     

    For students on a BASIC membership plan, there are no regular classes and lessons on Berlin school holidays (incl. bridge days), and public holidays. 

    For members on a FLEXI membership plan, a KARA JOHNSTAD plan or 10-lesson pass, teaching is ongoing throughout the year. 

     

    Apr

    06

    Sara Hartman - Music Saved My Life

     

    Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and singer-songwriter, Sara Hartman, in a heartfelt conversation on how our voice begs us to be honest with ourselves. Lean in as Sara shares her struggles and triumphs. Discover how she learned to weave them into song and use songwriting as a path to healing. Sara’s new single, GIRL, was released in the midst of the Berlin shut down on March 20, 2020, and is the perfect antidote to these tender harsh times.

     

    Mar

    30

    Stevin McNamara – Devotional Mantras and Healing Prayers

    Going back to the Vedic era, Indian music has its origin in devotion and prayer. Mantras have always been an essential part of the Indian spiritual tradition. Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and guitarist Stevin McNamara as they explore the ancient tradition of mantra in a form that captures the spirit of the Vedic tradition and the integrity of their origins while adding elements from western music tradition. Discover how music can support us to return to a focused state of centeredness and listen in to Stevin’s newest release, Vandana: Devotional Mantras & Sacred Healing Prayers.

    Mar

    23

    Michael Stillwater – Giving Voice to Our Lives

    How can we connect more to our true authentic selves through voice? Michael Stillwater innovates with music, words, and images. educator, illustrator, award-winning songwriter, recording artist and filmmaker. Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and Michael Stillwater in a conversation on the benefits of creative expression, the power of transformational songwriting, and the role our voice plays in healing.

    Mar

    20

    NEW SINGLE RELEASE

    Sara Hartman - Girl - Official Musicvideo

    Mar

    18

    We Are There For You!

    Kara Johnstad's video message to the School Of Voice community.

    Mar

    18

    Shutdown for the School Of Voice. Classes continue!

    For the time of the shutdown, we teach via video stream. It is important for us to continue to support you with singing, music, and creativity. We love our School Of Voice and we love you, this wonderfully colorful community, which is united by the fun of music and the joy of a creative lifestyle. Leave us a message and check back regularly to stay up to date!

    We wish you all the best for the coming days and weeks. Warmly, Kara Johnstad

    Mar

    16

    Georgia Wyss – MANTRA – Sounds Into Silence

    What is Kirtan? Join Voice Visionary and Documentary Filmmaker, Director and Producer Georgia Wyss as they deepen the conversation and explore the new music and social phenomenon of chanting. Learn about people connecting with their true selves through singing and voice. Winner of Director’s Choice Illuminate Film Festival 2017 and Winner of Documentary World Cinema Maui Film Festival, Georgia Wyss has created a masterpiece that documents. How we can use music, mindfulness, and voice to navigate through life more peacefully.

  • I've been waiting so long
    For you to come along and have some fun
    And I gotta let you know
    No you're never gonna regret it…

    ~ Meat Loaf, Album: Bat Out of Hell