Learn techniques to take your vocal ensembles to the next level.

Discover ways to improve your school choir starting with the voice and how to produce a good sound, through to exploring leading techniques that will achieve a good ensemble whether you’re singing in unison or parts. You’ll also learn effective ways to teach a song, develop understanding about changing voices and keeping the singing healthy. In the hands of our expert vocal leader you’ll experience all this by being a Sing Up choir for the day.

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Improve your school choir

  • 25th October 2017 - 25th October 2017
  • 10am-3pm
  • Bloomsbury House

Who is it for?

Anyone leading singing with young people aged 9-13.

Training outcomes for teachers:

  • Practical methods to develop accurate and expressive singing
  • Understanding how to achieve a good vocal ensemble
  • Improved understanding in how to prepare/ plan to teach a song
  • Improved skills in leading large group singing
  • Understanding of the vocal apparatus and how to encourage healthy singing
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with changing voices – girls and boys
  • Refresh your repertoire

Using the Sing Up approach will support pupils to develop:

  • Pitching and rhythmic accuracy
  • A a range of vocal tone colours
  • Expressive singing
  • Ensemble singing skills including how to watch the leader, blend their voices and sing with an awareness of the other singers

Training Leader:

Emily Barden, singer/songwriter and Leader for Singing and Projects at West Sussex Music.

Emily has composed several songs for Sing Up, including the Sing Up Day anthem for the past two years. As Leader for Singing and Projects at West Sussex Music, she supports schools with their singing strategy and advises on Sing Up Award applications as well as runs community choirs of all ages.

General Information:

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

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£15 Discount available for Sing Up Members. Log in to access the discount code.

Tickets are £75.00 for non-Sing Up members

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