All posts by Clare Edwards

Natalie Williams – Voices Now Artist Curator

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One of the UK’s most endearing and popular soul/jazz artists, singer-songwriter, Natalie Williams has 7 critically acclaimed albums under her belt and a dedicated following that extends throughout the world. “The moment she starts to sing she becomes a commanding, strutting presence, scatting with an infectious relish.” Telegraph Her residency, Soul Family Sunday’s has sold out…

Rehearsals Rehearsals! It’s nearly Voices Now time!

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This week has a been a busy week for the Voices Now Artist Curators and Choirs. On Monday Côr Llunsain rehearsed with Willy Mason and Mara Carlyle for their performance at Voices Now on Sunday 9th July. We had very special visitors in our rehearsal tonight. The amazing Willy Mason and awesome Mara Carlyle .We can’t…

Sabina Netherclift – Voices Now Movement Director

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Sabina trained with Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She is a director, movement director, performer and co-founded Filament Theatre with Osnat Schmool. Filament combines close part harmony singing with devised physical theatre, and recently created Earth Makes No Sound, a mass choral piece inspired by and exploring the four elements, which premiered at the Queen Elizabeth…

Tobias Hug – Voices Now Artist Curator

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Explorer of the human voice, compassionate and inspiring teacher, a cappella journeyman, Tobias Hug has been singing, teaching, travelling for 20 years and is deeply involved with the international choral, beatbox and a cappella scene. He currently performs with his group Beatvox and the The Beatbox Collective (current World Beatbox Team Champions). With the choir…

The Voices Now Open Stages

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The Voices Now Festival is all about championing choirs big and small from all over the country, and giving them a chance to meet and showcase their talent. The Open Stage is the series of free performances taking place during the daytime at the festival. It is un-ticketed and completely free to attend. It’s a…

Osnat Schmool – Voices Now Artist Curator

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Osnat Schmool is a composer/lyricist, harmony maker, choral leader, performer and co-founder of Filament Theatre Company who love fusing close harmony singing with physical, devised theatre. She has been directing the Roundhouse Choir since it was established in 2009 and regularly teaches music and singing to people of all ages: from her primary school Choir…

Willy Mason – Voices Now Artist Curator

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Voices Now is delighted to announce that Willy Mason is working with us as an Artist Curator and will be performing at the festival on Sunday 9th July 2017. Willy Mason is a songwriter and singer. He has released 3 albums and numerous eps and collaborations, and has toured internationally for many years. He was most…

Voices Now – Tickets on sale now!

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Voices Now is not like other choir festival. Voices Now invites choirs to take risks, collaborate with world-renowned musicians and other choirs to create new music and new ways to sing together. This year, the choirs are working with Willy Mason, Mara Carlyle, Natalie Williams, Tobias Hug, Osnat Schmool and MC Zani to create the festival weekend. There will also be free workshops and open stages…

Voices Now Research – there is still time to get involved!

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We are making great progress on our research to find all the choirs in the UK – we already have over 7000 on our list but we know that there are more! Have you filled it in yet? Do you have a friend who sings in a choir – please pass it on! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VoicesNowSurvey…