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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…

Thank You to all the Voices Now Choirs

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Thank You to all the choirs and artists involved this weekend  for making Voices Now a truly special event. To all the choir conductors, committee and individual choir members involved – thank you!From the Voices Now team we just want to say that this was our best Voices Now yet and you all played a…

Last Few Voices Now Workshop places Going Fast!

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The ever popular Voices Now workshop programme is filling up fast – remember tickets are free of charge – but you do need to book tickets: SATURDAY 8th JULY WORKSHOPS SINGING & MOVEMENT WORKSHOP – DANCE, MOVE, SING! 11AM – ADMISSION FREE – get tickets here. Osnat Schmool and Sabina Netherclift from Filament Theatre lead singers of any…

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,…

Voices Now featuring MC Zani

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UK Beatbox Champion 2008, World finalist 2012, producer, MC, TV presenter and musician based in East London. At 28, he is already a veteran on the scene with over 10 years beatboxing under his belt, having performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages (Madison Square Garden, Glastonbury to name a few)  and supported some highly respected artists including Ludacris, 50…

Mara Carlyle – Voices Now Artist Curator

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Mara Carlyle is one of the UK’s most original and exciting singer-songwriters to emerge in recent times. Her unique sound melds an eclectic range of musical influences that include choral music, folk, jazz, hip hop, electronica & R&B. Mara’s innovative approach to songwriting once saw her dubbed ‘’the Missy Elliot of the classical world’ but…

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…