OPEN STAGES – FREE ADMISSION – 11am – 7pm in the Roundhouse foyers and Camden Markets
EARLY YEARS WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES WITH ROSIE ADEDIRAN
11am – FREE ADMISSION – get tickets here
Singer and workshop leader Rosie Adediran will lead a workshop for families with children under 5 inspired by the theme from Sunday’s evening show, ‘We Sing Because…’
The workshop will feature a variety of songs that the whole family will enjoy, as well as exploring music and song through play, puppets, storytelling and parachutes.
Rosie is a singer, songwriter and music leader who works in educational, community and corporate settings with groups of people of all ages and backgrounds. Known for her energetic and inclusive approach, she continues to spearhead new creative projects for organisations such as Spitalfields Music, Wigmore Hall, Creative Futures, Aldeburgh Music, London Music Masters and more.
RAINFOREST SINGING WORKSHOP WITH SU HART
2.30PM – FREE ADMISSION – get tickets here
A series of workshops drawing on the techniques and traditions of the Baka Rainforest People in Africa – thought to be the first humans to have learned to sing.
Workshop leader Su Hart has worked for over 25 years with the Baka Rainforest People to build a series of workshops inspired by their joyful singing styles – beautiful interlocking vocal sounds that are rhythmic, powerful and completely entrancing. Fun and inclusive, this workshop builds co-operative, listening and rhythm skills and is fun for all ages and abilities.
Su Hart is a singing leader running UK community choirs in Bath, Bruton and London but also sings and teaches internationally. She has been initiated by the Baka women to share this singing, and royalties from performances go back to the Baka for projects in the forest.
BODY PERCUSSION WORKSHOP WITH BEAT GOES ON
4PM – FREE ADMISSION – get tickets here
Stomping, clapping, slapping and everything in between – this dynamic, high energy workshop will explore the use of the body as a percussive and vocal instrument.
The session will feature a range of rhythmic warm ups, Afro-Brazilian grooves and vocal / percussive routines. Led by ex-STOMP cast member Ollie Tunmer (Beat Goes On), this will be an invigorating workshop suitable for all, regardless of prior musical experience.
WE SING BECAUSE…
7.30PM – Tickets £15 (£12 concessions) – get tickets here
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 Choir,Veda Slovena Bulgarian Choir, Côr Llunsain, London Humanist Choir and Soul in the Cityexplore why we sing and why we sing together.
They are joined by American singer-songwriter Willy Mason, singer and musical saw player Mara Carlyle and Osnat Schmool (Filament Theatre) for an evening of song and stories exploring music from all over the world.