Voices Now Blog (37)

Voices Now Survey

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Clare Edwards our Creative Producer is on BBC Radio 3’s The Choir today at 4pm to discuss the survey we plan to undertake in a few weeks. The Purpose of the Survey Choir-singing is amazingly fragmented. Choirs from different backgrounds and musical genres have their own central membership bodies, whether they are Barbershop groups, Gospel choirs,…

Chamber Chirp

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Chamber Chirp is a pocket-sized choir packing a (mostly!) pitch-perfect punch. Our eclectic repertoire embraces everything from folk, jazz and country to classical and pop… plus anything else we can wrap our chords around. We love putting our unique a cappella spin on the songs we perform. There are usually twelve in our ensemble, and we…

South London Singers

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Our mixed choir of around 25 singers rehearse on Monday evenings at the Methodist Church in Beckenham, Kent and normally perform 3 or 4 times a year in the same area. We are an established choir, having been formed more than 30 years ago.  We usually sing sacred and secular music from all periods of…

Hazel Gould

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Hazel Gould is a director, writer and workshop leader who specialises in community and outreach both for productions and workshops. For the last 15 years, she has used her background in theatre to collaborate with musicians creating new work in a diverse range of settings from professional productions to prisons and special needs schools. This…

Trade Winds

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Come to the Trade Winds concert on Saturday May 9th for a journey in song through time, pace and space – from the Pyrenees to Agincourt, from Yiddish to Yoruba. Trade Winds is a women’s a cappella group based in Forest Hill South London who love singing together and have been doing so for the…

Vocal Reflections

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We are a community choir based in Essex with a members aged 18 to 85 – we believe that singing can bring people together, as it has us, and that the camaraderie and enjoyment our members get from being truly part of something is priceless – we were formed in 2011 and sing for the pure…

Kitsch in Sync

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Kitsch in Sync is a Borough based community a cappella choir specialising in singing unique arrangements of songs from the 1980s and beyond.  The arrangements are produced by members of the group and are performed with gusto at pubs, clubs, parties and festivals in and around London. The group was originally founded by arranger and…

Listen to Voices Now on The Radio

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Resonance FM – https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-opera-hour-30th-april-2015/ Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes. Today: Voices Now. We all love to sing – in stadiums, in pubs, in kitchens and even the shower and this universal passion is behind our love of choirs and choruses. In advance of the progressive choral festival, Voices…

The Opera Hour – 30th April 2015 By Resonance FM

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The Opera Hour – 30th April 2015 by Resonance Fm on Mixcloud Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes. Today: Voices Now. We all love to sing – in stadiums, in pubs, in kitchens and even the shower and this universal passion is behind our love of choirs and choruses.…

In Video: Voices Now Creative Director Matthew Swann

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With Voices Now nearly upon us, Creative Director Matthew Swann discusses why this year’s festival bringing together choirs of all genres to create unexpected and exciting collaborations is so unique. Voices Now is at the Roundhouse 8 – 10 May.…