Monday, February 17, 2014

FW: All the latest singing news and opportunities across London

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All the latest singing news and opportunities

Welcome to the Sound Connections singing e-newsletter. As the second half of the spring term approaches, we've got news about some fantastic singing courses and there's an update on all the latest singing news and opportunities across London. Places are still available on the singing training courses and if you book on three Sound Connections courses there is a 10% discount, remember to use the discount code 3xbooking when booking your place.

Upcoming events

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Introduction to Beatboxing

Thursday 27th February 2014
10.00am - 3.30pm

This course offers the opportunity to learn basic beatboxing and vocal percussion techniques from several different starting points, including text, rhythms, favourite songs and music
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Songwriting and Composition

Wednesday 5 March 2014
This practical course, led by Jane Wheeler, will introduce ways to incorporate composition and songwriting into your lessons. Learn how to develop strategies for facilitating song making with your classes and groups.

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Singing with Young People on the Autistic Spectrum

Friday 16th May 2014

This fun training afternoon will focus on sharing useful insights on ways to positively engage with groups of young people on the autistic spectrum and related learning difficulties.
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Other opportunities

Sound Connections training courses and events

In the spring term 2014 Sound Connections have a wide range of training courses and events taking place.
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The Big Performance

CBBC are looking for young singers and songwriters to take part in the third series of The Big Performance. The deadline for application is 7th March and the application form can be found on the CBBC website
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Royal Opera House Fanfare

The Royal Opera House's Fanfare competition is open to young people aged 11 - 16 who are interested in creating their own music. There are plenty of resources to support the competition and the deadline for submitting a 30-second recording is 17th March.
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ABCD Initial Conducting Training courses, Levels I and II

ABCD are running both the Level I conducting course, for those with little or no experience of conducting and the Level II course for those who have some experience in leading choral music. There will be four 1-day sessions taking place in London on 22 March, 26 April, 24 May and 21 June 2014.
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ABCD Young Choral Leaders Conducting Course

On 26 April ABCD are running a 1-day choral leadership skills course, led by Amy Bebbington, for young choral leaders aged 18 to 25 in central London. Book your place by 11 April.
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Chorus Festival at the Southbank Centre

From 31st March to 6th April, Chorus explores and celebrates the power of singing together. This year the festival focuses on the voices of young people and hosts the Simon Bolivar Youth Choir of Venezuela. The Festival includes a wide range of performances, workshops and opportunities to sing together. On 4th April there is an opportunity for youth choirs to perform at the Southbank. Email for further information
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Musical Futures to Feature in Southbank Centre's Chorus Festival

On Friday 4th April Music Futures will present Find Your Voice, an innovative new approach to vocal work in the classroom. Teachers from across the country will work through a series of engaging pitch and rhythm activities - including beatboxing - to culminate in a huge whole-group performance at the end of the day.
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TeenStar Singing Auditions

TeenStar is a singing competition for young singers, duos and vocal groups with auditions and showcases held across the UK.
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Sing Up Membership

Find out more about the latest Sing Up membership packages.
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