The Singing Soul: Improvisational A Capella

Improvisational a cappella

We're not taking any new registrations, but we're collecting interest for when our campus reopens. Please add yourself to the WAITLIST.  We have brought some of our programs Online and are adding new offerings regularly,


The Singing Soul is for people who are ready to let go of "getting it right" and embrace letting it just happen. 

Improvisation is a profound life skill. This utterly experiential program is a powerful experience of improvised music making and of being alive and present. Participants will hone the arts of the improviser: deep listening, spontaneous expression, fluid awareness of self and others, working with change, and trusting intuition. They will also strengthen their abilities as musical architects: creating melodies, harmony, vocal percussion, bass lines. There are no wrong notes and there's nothing to memorize – just breathe and sing.

By turns edgy, hilarious, challenging, and deeply moving, each moment is an original composition that is unrehearsed, precious, and irreplaceable. It's also profoundly fun! Improvisational abilities add significant value to creative problem solving, addressing difficult conversations, community building, managing change and the transformation of conflict.

Strengthen your abilities to:

  • Sing spontaneously, freely, skillfully, and without doubt
  • Accurately hear pitch, rhythm and musical form
  • Fly with others in soulful, freewheeling counterpoint
  • Create lyrics and tell stories in your singing
  • Experience new roles and genres in your music-making
  • Access fresh possibilities through improvised movement and free-form writing

Sessions begin with physical and vocal warming, improv style! A wide variety of clearly outlined structures are offered, for the full group, small groups, duets and soloing; each of which generates different experiences and outcomes. Sessions are punctuated with pauses to process our learnings together.

Read one attendee's experience at The Singing Soul on the Haven Shen blog.

Limited spots with Supported pricing are available for this program. student/lower income: $580 Earlybird Tuition only, does not include accommodation or food.  Online registration is not yet available for Supported - please contact our registrars toll-free at 1.888.222.9211x1 or email:​​​​  

For a Standard registration, click the button below to register online.

Book 30 days before the program to save $60! 

Package pricing from: $960* Includes program tuition, accommodation, and meals.

*"Pricing from" is calculated using early-bird discounts and the most economical, off-season accommodation rates. These calculations are intended to help you evaluate your investment and do not guarantee the availability of specific accommodations and rates. Please verify availability and rates for specific session dates by clicking "Register" or by calling our registrars toll-free at 1 800 222 9211 x 1. ​This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.  As such, the registrar did not review this program. What does this mean? Click here to learn more.