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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…

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…

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…

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…

Willy Mason, Mara Carlyle, MC Zani for Voices Now 2017 – M Magazine

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Voices Now Festival returns for 2017 with singer-songwriter Mara Carlyle (right) and UK beatboxing champion Mc Zani among the highlights. The event, which brings together singers of all backgrounds, ages and abilities, will run over 8 and 9 July at the Roundhouse in Camden. This year, choirs will work with Carlyle and Zani, plus Natalie…