Longton Methodist Church, Chapel Lane ,New Longton. PR4 4AA
take place three or four times a year, usually on a Monday from 10am to
4pm, and are an opportunity to concentrate on a particular topic or group of
singing techniques over an extended period of time.
Recent courses have
worked on techniques and exercises to help reduce tension when singing
and ease vocal production, using imagination to help improve
vocal performance from the more mature voice.
are for any ability, have a maximum of 15 students, and are presented in
a friendly and informal way. The aim is to explain clearly how the
singers can improve their vocal ability through the topic of the day
using exercises and techniques they will continue to practise at home. There
is generally the opportunity to sing a solo during the day - not
everyone feels that this is something they would like to do but often
join in despite their misgivings!
those singers working on a particular piece they would like to improve
there are Performance Workshops. These have a maximum of 10 singers who will perform their
pre-prepared song 2 or 3 times during the day and receive feedback, the
performances are recorded on CD for each student for personal use.
Places must be booked with Joyce in advance
Workshop for Formby Choral
Monday, 4th February 2019 - 10am-4pm
VOLUME & CONTROL
working on singing loudly and softly with a consistant tone
Monday, 4th March, 2019 - 10am-4pm
working on communicating the story of the song through the music
Saturday, 23rd March, 2019
Adjudicator - Lytham Music Festival
Monday, 8th April, 2019 - 10am-4pm
BREATHING AND LONG PHRASES
working on breathing well and appropriately
Monday, 10th June, 2019 - 10am-4pm
VOCAL MAINTENANCE AND HOW TO PRACTISE
helpful hints to keep you voice healthy and working well
Monday, 8th July, 2019 - 10am-4pm
working on a solo you have already prepared
All classes are held at:
New Longton Methodist Church Hall
Chapel Lane, New Longton,
Lancashire PR4 4AA
The fee for the each day is £45.00 which includes a non-refundable deposit of £7.50. There is a maximum of 15 singers at each course (apart from the Performance Workshop).
Places must be booked in advance. (See contact details). Morning coffee, tea and biscuits are included, together with a sandwich lunch at Stickyweeds Cafe next door.
* The fee for the Performance Workshop will be £50.00 and has a maximum of 10 singers.