Choir News (67)

The Big Choral Census is Launched

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During Voices Now this weekend we launched the results of our Big Choral Census – our research project to find out how many choirs there are in the UK. The results have taken many people by surprise. We have found that there are over 40,000 choirs in the UK and we suspect this number is…

We’re the Voice Energy Project

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We’re The Voice Energy Project – a fantastic group of people who all love to sing, dance and laugh. We’re not your usual choir and there are lots of things we don’t do. We don’t learn from sheet music for starters and we’re not accompanied by anything you think we might be. We practice from…

Meet the Voices Now Main Stage Choirs – Sunday

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On Sunday 9th July – five brilliant choirs will be sharing the stage with Artist Curators Willy Mason, Mara Carlyle, Tobias Hug and Osnat Schmool in We Sing Because…. Singing together is becoming an increasingly important activity for more and more people in our rapidly changing world, but everyone’s journey is different and personal. Here the Roundhouse…

Meet the Voices Now Main Stage Choirs – Saturday

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On Saturday 8th July – six amazing choirs will be sharing the stage with Artist Curators Natalie Williams, Tobias Hug, MC Zani and Osnat Schmool in Songs in the Key of Love. Love is essential in today’s world, but we often focus on romantic love over the many other guises that love can take; friendship,…

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…

Open Stage Applications Now Open

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Voices Now Festival 2017 in London 7-9th July 2017 OPEN STAGE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Over the past six years, Voices Now has created one of the most exciting festivals for choirs in the UK. Choirs of all abilities and backgrounds have come together at the Roundhouse in London, one of the UK’s best venues for music, to create…

We Need Your Help – Choral Investigators

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Are you passionate about choirs? Are you knowledgeable about your area? Help us find all the choirs in the UK. Voices Now is undertaking the largest choir census ever done in the UK in order to help develop support for choral singing. We think the number of singing ensembles, professional or amateur, is hugely under-reported…

Voices Now Festival 2017 in London 7-9th July 2017

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  We want YOUR choir to join us at a at our next Voices Now Festival in July 2017. Over the past six years, Voices Now has created one of the most exciting festivals for choirs in the UK. Choirs of all abilities and backgrounds have come together at the Roundhouse in London, one of the UK’s…

Introducing our new Choral Researcher

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Voices Now are delighted to introduce you to our new Choral Researcher, Elise Boileau who will be working on the Big Choral Census. Elise has  just completed a Masters in Museum studies following a Humanities Bachelors degree, she is no stranger to academic research. She has spent the past 5 years in academia, researching a wide…

Voices Now on BBC Radio 3’s the Choir

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Voices Now was featured on today’s episode of BBC Radio 3’s The Choir. Clare Edwards our Creative Producer was interviewed by Sara Mohr-Pietsch about Voices Now’s research into how many choirs there are in the UK. If you want to listen back to this episode you can do so here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b082k94j and if you want…