Ear Training for HarmonyFrom: Ear Training for Harmony
by Camille van Niekerk
Today our instructor Camille goes over some key aspects of ear training for harmony.
- How to find the key of a song
- Singing the pitches within a chord
- Hearing + singing thirds, fourths, and fifths
- Mapping out the melody
- Building harmonies a third, fourth, or fifth away from the melody
- Analyzing your harmony for how well it fits with the melody AND chord structure
Instructor: Camille van Niekerk
Camille van Niekerk is a singer, writer and vocal instructor in Southern California. Camille began studying voice and performing in musicals at age seven. In 2010, Camille began working towards her BA in Music Education at Azusa Pacific University. She then earned her teaching credential from San Diego State University and taught classroom choral and instrumental music. Shortly after moving to LA county, Camille began her private vocal studio, providing vocal coaching, ear training, and recording for students of all ages. She is constantly refining her skills and methods for greater versatility and effectiveness. When she is not teaching, Camille enjoys singing with the L.A. Choral Lab and Ensoma Creative. She lives in San Diego with her husband and loves going to the beach, practicing yoga, reading, and cooking.