Choral Discovery Day

Saturday, 5 October, 2013 (All day)
St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, West Acton W3 9SQ

Programme and Booking: Existing members will find that the sessions are a great way to kick-start the singing year. We also welcome anyone planning to join a/ our choir and members of other choirs.

A morning for the new or hesitant singer, giving you the opportunity to try out your voice, brush-up the basics of choral singing and discover the singer you really are, During this session, clear-cut, known pieces, with a broad sweep of melody and harmony, will be used as the basis for learning confidence-giving techniques.

An afternoon for the seasoned singer, reminding you of the finer details of choral singing, sharpening your techniques and honing your skills. At this second session, some standard repertoire will be closely and rigourously rehearsed.

09.45 Registration and coffee

10.00-11.15 and 11.30-12.30 Session 1 - we will work on some of the following and music will be provided on the day,

Carol - Adam Lay Ybounden:                  Warlock
Folk Song - Barbara Allen:                      Traditional
Song - Welcome to my World:                Winkler & Hathcock
Song - Where do I Begin?:                      Francis Lai
Song - Bring Me Sunshine:                     Dee & Kent 

13.15 Registration and coffee

13-30-14.15 and 14.30 - 16.00 Session 2 - working on the following which you can download here Music for afternoon session

Chorale - Wachet Auf:                            Bach

Motet - Gaudent in Coelis:                      Victoria

Motet - Ave Maris Stella:                        Liszt

Song - I Feel Pretty:                               Bernstein  

Book Now by clicking on your session/voice below or contact us by emai l or phone 07802 720333

Morning: Soprano    |Morning: Alto    |Morning: Tenor     |Morning: Bass

Afternoon: Soprano|Afternoon: Alto |Afternoon: Tenor |Afternoon: Bass

All day: Soprano       |All day: Alto      |All day: Tenor       |All day: Bass

If you are booking on-line for more than one person: 

Same voice - amend the number of tickets and update your Cart. Please type the extra Names and email addresses in 'Order Comments' in the Cart.

Different voices - please select separate tickets for the different voices. Please type the extra Voices; Names and email addresses in 'Order Comments' in the Cart. 

Admin details

St Martin’s in Hale Gardens is just off the Uxbridge Rd and easy to get to by public transport. The nearest tube stations are Ealing Common (Piccadilly and District Lines) and West Acton (Central Line). There are also frequent buses along the nearby Uxbridge Road – if you get the 207 or 427, your stop is at Birch Grove. The best thing to do is go to the Transport for London journey planner.  If you do have to drive, there is plenty of parking in the streets around the church.

Lunch is not provided but there are several cafes/ restaurants witin walking distance.