Royal Mail Liberty Singers Today saw the start of the Royal Mail team's journey into Christmas singing! Despite the rain, these guys turned up before their shift to sing with me. I loved the energy and smiles - the singing was great too! (I think we may have found a great new George Michael) Feedback … Continue reading Special Delivery of Christmas Songs from the Royal Mail….
On Friday, Hillarys began their journey of song with the start of their workplace Christmas singing package. Around 25 people came along to sing and as is often the case for new ventures, there were some happy faces, some nervous faces and some baffled ones! We began with a warm up , as ever - … Continue reading Workplace Christmas Singing Project starts with a bang!
The Liberty Chorus are my smaller choir of around 20 ladies as either SSA arrangement for SAA. (for those of you who don't know, this is soprano soprano alto, or soprano alto alto no tenor parts for these lovely ladies!) Performing last July at Portello Lounge in West Bridgford We usually meet at our local … Continue reading Singing with friends in high places…
This year at my community choir, we are singing 'White Winter Hymnal' - it gives us the opportunity to learn something tricky as well as slightly Christmassy without being over the top in the religious stuff. It was originally a song by the Fleet Foxes in 2008 when they created this gorgeous video to go … Continue reading Let the Christmas Singing begin!
Last night, I stepped out of my comfort zone, off my podium and joined in with some singing with another choir! Anyone who knows me knows my fascination with the lower edges of singing - those bass notes, those rumbling deep tones and so off I went to sing with the Bestwood Male Voice Choir. … Continue reading Stepping off the podium….
Crack the Shutters Workshoppers I like working with a smaller group sometimes - it gives me a real sense of each voice and so tonight was great as we had 12 singers for our workshop. 'Crack the shutters' was a hit for Snow Patrol in 2008 from the fifth album 'A Hundred Million Suns'. It's … Continue reading Crack the Shutters….