The Inspire International Music Festival’s Workshops and Master Classes will be held on Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30 from 10 am to 2 pm, and Friday, July 31 from 10 am to 12 pm with a registration at www.theinspirefoundation.net.
The Hanna duo have been teaching online for the past 5 years are pleased with the lineup of presenters. A wider range of topics include: Coping mechanics – emotional, physical and financial. Narayan Jyoti from Israel will present “Heal The Heart,” on overcoming emotional stress and offering tools one can use. Autumn Steele from New York will speak on the “Music Business” that it is more than just music. Roger Ryan, a three-time Grammy nominee and Dove Winner from Trinidad and Nashville will present “Arranging the Secret Sauce.” Adrian D’Aguilar will share his experience of a Jazz Ensemble. Lee Callender will teach vocal techniques while Tanya Hanna share proper breathing techniques.
Countries represented include The Bahamas, Canada, China, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Turks and Caicos and the United States – California, Florida, Hawaii, New York and Tennessee. Viewers will be able to access the Inspire Foundation’s events on Facebook and YouTube.
The Inspire Foundation creates educational programs with a successful “Prodigy” program where talented children between the ages of 9 to 12 are discovered and taken on a recording journey, meet Grammy stars and get an understanding of the music business. Karrington McKenzie, a rising start and a former student, is part of this Festival.
Paul and Tanya Hanna have been contributing to communities in The Bahamas since 1984. Last year, they established their non-profit foundation, raising $33,000 for Hurricane Dorian evacuees. Please refer the www.theinspirefoundation.net for more information. Participation and sponsorship is welcome. To date, in-kind corporate sponsors include:ALIV, Bahamas Weekly, Cable Bahamas/Rev, Graycliff, HD Source, The Inspire Foundation, Island FM 102.9, Jazz The Radio Show Star 106.5 FM, MaximumBassNews, Paradise Fisheries, The Punch, You Produce, ZNS Bahamas Communications; team in-kind sponsors include: D’Aguilar Recording Studio, The Aria Music Class, Amz-Design, Azaleta & Co., Blackson Studio, Paula Brennen–Virtual Administrative Services, Erin Brown Connects, RaeMac Methods and Paul & Tanya Hanna.