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Want to bring Backtrack Vocals
to YOUR School?

​Backtrack is passionate about promoting the arts and helping students find and nurture their unique voices!

The group has conducted programs at over

250 schools worldwide

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assemblies ♪

Our assemblies are at the core of our programming, featuring a variety of popular and age-appropriate music alongside interactive and educational elements including a cappella arranging demos, sing-alongs, dance-alongs, beatboxing tutorials, and Q&A sessions!

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workshops ♪

We workshop with choirs and

a cappella groups, focusing

on musical and performance elements. We can work on their current repertoire or provide a complimentary Backtrack arrangement to learn

before our visit.

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clinics ♪ 

 Backtrack members are experienced Teaching Artists, working as clinicians at schools, camps, and choral festivals.

See our list below of

clinics below!

BOOKING:

Contact Mike Hinkle at

info@backtrackvocals.com

Testimonials

"The kids really enjoyed your performance and we talked about it for days. Even more than just amazing entertainment; your visit inspired them!"   

Lucy Nisbet
Choir Director
Ponderosa High School
Shingle Springs, CA 

Clinics

 

​Please note that all of our clinics are customized to fit the age and musical level of the students!​

  • Group Vocal Improvisation - This is a simple and fun introduction to a cappella arranging that teaches students the importance of listening, going with their musical instincts, and letting go! Students play games in small groups to create on-the-spot vocal arrangements, exploring harmony, rhythm, and articulation.

  • Beatboxing - Our award-winning beatboxer offers a crash course, teaching the basic sounds of vocal percussion and integrating them into beat patterns. Students get to try out their own sound combinations on the microphone.

  • Singing a Solo - Gain confidence for auditions and solo performances. Learn what makes a successful solo, how to sing with intention, and get tips to overcome nerves. Students will receive feedback on a verse and chorus of their choice.

  • Choreography/Movement - Learn elements of successful choreography like directed energy and call-and-response. Students create and perform a chorus choreography in small groups, receiving feedback on stage presence.

  • Pop Vocal Techniques - Discover healthy and accessible singing practices for pop music. Explore techniques like riffing, mix-belting, and vocal flips, and receive one-on-one coaching time for students.

  • DIY Music Video - Learn the process of creating music videos with simple equipment, planning, and execution steps. Explore different video structures using Backtrack's videos as examples.

  • Triple Threats: Nailing the MT Audition - In this class, we combine singing, dancing, and acting, catering to students interested in musical theater. Students will build confidence, collaborate, and tap into their creative instincts through improvisation games and team activities. Selected students will perform a verse and chorus of their favorite MT song, aiming to create a polished 32-bar audition cut. They will receive tools to understand character perspectives, bring lyrics to life, and feel comfortable on stage. Finally, students will learn a musical theatre dance combination, focusing on style and technique, and tips for picking up choreography quickly. [1.5-2 hour suggested time]

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Backtrack at SingStrong 2023
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Backtrack at EXPLO 2022
Craig beatboxing with students
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