Joyful Acapella Gospel - Circle Stage @10:30
Abi leads acapella harmony singing by ear. She's an internationally respected vocal arranger, M.D for Totally Vocally and singing workshop leader.
A soulful session of uplifting, contemporary gospel/blues songs taught by ear. Raise your spirits by singing in rich, warm, acapella harmony with Abi.
BEN ENGLAND MBE
Classical Choral - Bruckner & Frank - Square Stage @15:30
Ben is an internationally renowned conductor, educator and innovator, who has received global acclaim for his pioneering work with online music-making. During the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown, Ben founded homechoir – a new way of learning, singing and performing music in a safe and entertaining manner whilst social distancing. Under the label “Quarantine Choir”, Ben produced nearly 200 broadcasts and videos over five months which were delivered free of charge for the community. You can access the full Quarantine Choir archive (including all the videos and music) here: https://homechoir.uk
In this workshop Ben will be leading you through Bruckner's Locus Iste and Frank's Panis Agnelicus.
Locus Iste Score:
Panis Angelicus Score:
Popular songs for all the family - Pyramid Stage @10:30am
Zoe is a trained teacher specialising in performing arts. She is energetic and bubbly with an infectious sense of fun. ANYONE can sing in Zoe's workshops!
Zoe's workshop is specifically designed to appeal to all ages with an emphasis on fun! Songs will be chosen from musical theatre and popular genres.
Choral Classics for Community Choir! - Square Stage @12:00
Musical Director of Young Voices and co-founder of ChoirCommunity.net plus 3 choirs in Milton Keynes.
Some ideas about what and how to tackle choral classics into your repertoire.
Sing a song! - Pyramid Stage @16:30
Beth Morgan is the founder of The Great Day Choir and also the MD for Bristol Military Wives Choir. She is also the founder of the online community, The Creative Choir Leader.
Beth will lead all participants in learning the iconic and heat warming classic "Sing a Song" in two parts for a big sing number.
MPB & MPU (Popular Brazilian and Uruguayan Music)
- Circle Stage @12:00
Federico has gained a Master of Innovative Choir Leading from RAMA (Royal Academy of Music of Denmark), and also a Bachelor of choir conducting from UFRGS (BR) Conductor of Grupo UPA.
Through vocal music, body percussion and alternative conducting techniques, this workshop will explore MPB and Uruguayan Popular Music
Human' by the Killers in 4 part harmony - Pyramid Stage @12:00
Kari is a community choir director working with a large choir of 150 and a smaller group of 30. Their repertoire is entirely pop music.
Join me as I take you through this classic Killers song completely by ear! Suitable for all levels of singers this song has a brilliant energy to it!
Beccy is an experienced performer and vocal coach with her own voice academy, based in Northamptonshire.
Come and join in to discover ways of helping you set up you voice for singing Musical Theatre, before learning an upbeat song from a show.
Round - Pyramid Stage @10:00
A new SATB Composition - Square Stage @14:00
Matt runs choirs in pubs, at workplaces, online and also is the Musical Director of Bath Light Operatic Group.
Matt will be lead the virtual choir practice in the morning and help you record your part that will then be added to all the other participants to create a fantastic virtual choir song at the end of the day.
Round and Round and Round... - Circle Stage @15:30
Judith's been a composer and choir leader for over 20 years, is the founder of Companion Voices and loves nothing more than a new song.
As the year turns, what better time to share some inspiring and fun rounds? A bit of Hebrew, Swahili, French... maybe even some English...
Blame it on the Boogie! - Circle Stage @14:00
Arranger and performer, Wendy directs several community choirs and directs and sings with “The Chandeliers” a cappella group. Wendy is currently studying for a "Professional Masters in Innovative Choir Leading" course at the Royal College of Music, Denmark (RAMA).
Finding the groove using movement and body percussion. Exploring the classic “Blame it on the Boogie” by Michael Jackson.
SING YOUR CARES AWAY - uplifting rounds and songs, suitable for all - Pyramid Stage @15:30
A warm and encouraging singing leader, inspiring singers aged 5-95 plus in a wide range of groups including York MWC and "Singing For All".
All voices welcome for this accessible community choir session. Gentle rounds to lift your heart, and songs with simple harmonies taught by ear.
Jazz, and how to make it sound like jazz! - Square Stage @10:30
Mike plays, sings, teaches and conducts an eclectic breadth of music leading choirs, ensembles and big bands with musical integrity at its heart.
Learn to make your choral (or solo) jazz singing more jazzy, using standard jazz repertoire and some scat singing.