Group vocal workshops


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Monday 8 August, 7pm to 9pm (fully booked)
Monday 15 August, 7pm to 9pm
Monday 22 August, 7pm to 9pm

Hayfield Village Hall, Walk Mill Road, High Peak SK22 2ER

A fantastic opportunity to work on vocal technique in a small group, led by the award-winning conductor and vocal coach Hannah Brine. The size of the group is limited to a maximum of 10, giving plenty of opportunity for 1-to-1 feedback from Hannah. Each week will focus on different aspects of technique, and the sessions are open to anyone whether they are a member of a choir or not. Whilst sessions can be booked individually, singers are encouraged to attend all three sessions if they are able to do so, as the aspects of techniques learnt will build on each other from one week to the next, and there will be benefits from having a continuity of participants.

Week 1
Hitting the high notes: techniques to increase vocal range and make high notes reliable and beautiful
‘More cry’ : how this helps us navigate the gear shift between registers and sweeten the tone

Week 2
‘If in doubt, breathe out’: why less is more when it comes to breath, and ways to increase stamina
Twang; what is it, how do you make the sound, and how do we apply it?
Projection: what is it, and how do we do it safely?

Week 3
Onsets and offsets – what are they, why are they useful and how do we apply them?
Switching styles: the dos and don’ts of different genres

Additional information

Dates of sessions

8, 15 and 22 August, 15 August, 22 August