Date: Monday 15th January 2018.
Time: 7pm -
Venue: Theatre Delicatessen Studios, 1st Floor, 2 Finsbury Avenue (off Whitecross Place), London, EC2M 2PP.
Tube: Liverpool Street, Moorgate or Bank.
Teacher: Kaila Mullady.
Learn to make improvised musical compositions using just your voice and a loop pedal!!! No previous experience required!
Take your vocals skills to the next level learning from the 3x American Loop Station Champion on how to become a one person band using just your voice and a loop pedal.
This workshop will help hone your improvised singing and beatboxing turning them into rich compositions. Northcoast's own, Kaila Mullady will teach you how to master any Loop Pedal.
Improvise some vocals, improvise some beats, improvise some backing vocals and layer them up and up using the loop pedal to create some rich compositions by yourself in the moment.
No previous experience or knowledge of loop pedalling needed.
Q: Who is this suitable for?
A: People with a bit of improvised singing experience who want to play with loop pedaling.
Q: Do I need any musical improv experience?
A: Yes, a bit of improvised singing experience would be helpful for this but you don’t need loads.
Q: Do I need any loop pedal, beatbox, hip hop or rap experience?
Q: Do I need to be able to play an instrument?
A: No, we’re mainly playing with voice in the class not instruments.
Q: How big is the class size?
A: Maximum of 16 people, we find this works as it’s big enough to create a fun atmosphere but small enough that you get lots of time to play with each exercises.
Q: Will you be doing it again?
A: This is probably a one-
Kaila Mullady is a New York based performer – The 2015 World Beatbox Champion, the 2014 American Vice Beatbox Champion, 3x Loop Station Champion and 3x reigning Beatrhyme Champion. Kaila performs all over the world infusing beatboxing, singing, rapping, poetry and theater to push the boundaries of creativity and show what the human instrument is capable of.
"This is more than a class, it's an access pass to parts of your brain you need to explore. If you love improv, hip hop, comedy, or you just want to have a blast while learning to elevate your rap game in a safe space, then take this class. You will be challenged. You will grow. And you will laugh. A lot."
"The environment is crazy supportive. The class, without a doubt, made me a better freestyler and a better improvisor. Two for one! I can't recommend this class enough if you're a person who likes having a good time and becoming awesome. You like having a good time and becoming awesome, right? Take this class."
"it was my favorite class I've ever taken. I've truly never had more fun or felt more free in an improv class. From learning a little hip hop history, to some simple freestyle, to more complex rhyme schemes, and even some beatboxing, it was all-
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One of the most fulfilling parts of Kaila's career has been teaching workshops for the past five years promoting reading, writing and finding your own soul music.
Her work using beatboxing as a tool for speech therapy led to a partnership with New York University where a class was designed specifically to build tools in the classroom for blind students based off of her curriculum. Giving back to communities is an integral part of Kaila’s creative process which motivated her to take over producing the American Beatbox Championships in 2016 which is the largest platform for Beatboxers in North America.