Vocal Painting (or “Mind Reading” In Improvised Music)
Mind reading? Well, that’s what it looks like to the untrained eye!
Merel Martens will teach you a series of subtle hand signals that allow groups to do the impossible, making improvised musical leaps together!
Everyone has these little ideas in their head: melody, rhythm, lyrics, etc. Merel helps you turn these ideas into actual music! To frame this, she uses Vocal Paining or “VoPa”. VoPa (created by Jim Daus Hjernoe) is a part of Sound Painting (created by Walter Thompson) and is a great tool to communicate non-verbally in (improvised) music.
The VoPa signs are also very usefull for working with repertoire!