Living Song: Empowerment Through Singing

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Challenging assumptions about what we can be

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Innovating life long learning

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Building connections and having fun!

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Challenging assumptions about what we can be

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Innovating life long learning

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“We may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe in the beauty around us, to dance and sing. Yet each day we listen to inner voices that keep our life small.” Tara Brach

STOP PRESS. Change of Venue - By Popular Demand!

CME Choral Conducting Course UK 2021

The CME Institute Course is a professional development opportunity for choir conductors, Music teachers, singing leaders and those aspiring to develop their leadership in this field. It offers a highly differentiated experience, emphasising the quality of joyful, socially engaged practice for the 21st Century. Members of the UK and Ireland faculty include Naveen Arles, Alison Baxter, Pam Hulme, Steve Lodder, Bryan Welton, Mary Amond O’Brien and Jane Wheeler. This year at our residential intensive weekend we celebrate ‘A SPACE FOR CHANGE’ and our 10th ANNIVERSARY @ Stratford Youth Zone, E15 1BX. We are delighted to be learning with:

Prof. David L. Brunner USA

Mandy Miller UK

Dr. Brandon Williams USA

Course Includes

  • Comprehensive Music and Study pack
  • Conducting and Vocal Technique Classes
  • Score Marking and Analysis
  • Reflective Rehearsal Pedagogy
  • Demonstration Choir
  • Conducting Master Class option with Choir
  • CME Certification at levels 1, 2, and 3 with pathways to Artist Teacher Certification.
  • Light refreshments and Saturday night supper
  • Saturday eve special workshop (optional, but irresistible!)

Course Dates 2021

  • Fri 23rd July 3.00 – 7.30pm, registration and course intro @ Stratford Youth Zone
  • Sat 24th July 10.00am – 9.00pm (inc. supper), Sun 25th July 10.00am - 5.00pm @ School 21
  • Artist Teachers Only *Thurs 22nd July 3.00pm – 9pm and Fri 23rd July 10.00am – 2.00pm @ Stratford Youth Zone

Cost £420 Standard inclusive fee Fri 23rd- Sun 25th July (Incl. Thurs for ATs)
Early bird £380 booking and paying by Mon 14th June

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