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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…

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…

Work with us – Voices Now Choir Research Paid Internship

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Do you love choirs? Are you passionate about the impact singing in choirs can have on members? Voices Now is passionate about choirs and we really want to know how may choirs there are in the UK. There a loads of choir networks and organisations in the UK but there are quite literally thousands of…

How many choirs do you think there are in the UK?

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  Voices Now wants to give choirs a voice. We drive the movement that encourages and enables all people regardless of background and previous experience to sing and enjoy listening to choirs. Through our Festivals at the Roundhouse, we have successfully created collaborations with choirs from different backgrounds and got them working with professional artists in different fields.…

Get involved with the future of Voices Now

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Voices Now is a small organisation which manages to do big things.  We’re currently planning for our 4th biennial Music Festival in London’s iconic Roundhouse in 2017 and have lots of ideas for making it even more memorable than ever. We’re talking to some fantastic Artist Curators and want to get the choirs more closely…