Finding Vocal Harmonies (3 Sessions) at The Parlor Room

  • May 23 - June 7, 2023
  • The Parlor Room

    32 Masonic Street
    Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
Ticket Price $30.00-$60.00 This event is now over

The Parlor Room School of Music Presents
Finding Vocal Harmonies
at The Parlor Room

3 Session Course: May 23, May 30, June 6


Drop-In Price: $30 GA / $25 Members (Pay at the door)

3-Session Price: $60 (For All)


An Ear Training/Aural Skills workshop series
For singers and curious listeners; a workshop to sharpen the musical ears and help us invent  and sing vocal harmonies. We’ll take songs that are easy to pick up and/or well-known (folk songs, popular songs, pub-style singalongs, etc.) and sing our way into the mysteries of what makes their harmonies tick. There will be some “music theory” in this class, but we will keep it to a homeopathic dose, concentrating on ears, voices, and intuition. Participants do not need to read music or have any musical training.

Anna Patton is a versatile clarinetist, singer, composer, arranger, and educator driven by musical curiosity. She is the co-founder of Zara Bode’s Little Big Band, in which she plays clarinet and writes the band’s arrangements. She also works with the internationally touring dance band Elixir, which plays American and Celtic fiddle tunes with a horn section, influenced by early jazz, R&B, and classical music. She has recorded albums as a solo artist and with Elixir, and appears on albums by many other artists including Julian Gerstin, Julie Vallimont, and Andrew VanNorstrand. She directs the Soubrette Jazz Choir based at the Vermont Jazz Center, which performs her creative arrangements of historical and contemporary American music.

Anna has a Masters of Music from New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Improvisation program, with a focus on Aural Skills, Composition, and Early Jazz. She is endlessly fascinated by how the ear makes sense of music and is excited to explore harmonies with participants at the Parlor Room


Financial Aid Available
The Parlor Room School of Music believes that music education should be accessible to everyone who wants to learn. For those who need financial assistance, we encourage you to reach out to us by emailing and we will work with you to meet your need.


The Parlor Room Nonprofit and School of Music's mission is to: Promote a vibrant musical community in downtown Northampton, MA for musicians of all abilities and at all stages of their career. The Parlor Room will bring nationally touring and local acts to our listening room to provide an exceptional experience for the artist and audience and guide musicians and anyone interested in a career in the music industry through our school of music. Learn more at

The Parlor Room is a BYOB venue.  Tickets are non-refundable. 

The Parlor Room is located at 32 Masonic Street Northampton, MA 01060

Date & Time

May 23 - Jun 7, 2023

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