Perfecting your sound – an interactive, practical workshop for singers Saturday 27 September

20140705 St John Church Sharow
Sharow Church

Saturday 27th September 2014 10.30am – 4pm

St John’s Church, Berrygate Lane, Sharow, Ripon HG4 5BJ

Have you ever heard a singer and wondered how they make such a rich, beautiful sound so effortlessly?

“Perfecting your sound” is a one day workshop focusing on improving your vocal technique, sound and control and enabling you to become a better choral singer.

Hosted by the St Paulinus Singers, this enjoyable, engaging workshop will enhance your technique, give you the tools to sing high notes effortlessly and help you understand how to get the best out of your voice through interactive, practical advice and exercises.


10.30 Welcome from Miles Dunn, Chair, St Paulinus Singers

10.35 Warm-up and basic singing technique

10.50 Session 1 – “Sound and preparationSusan Hollingworth

  • singing expressively
  • improving sound quality
  • high notes
  • singing quietly
  • vocal health

12.30 “Bring and Share” Lunch – please bring a contribution

2.00 Session 2 – “PerformanceSam Gardner

  • Ensemble singing
  • Singing with your ears
  • Engaging your audience

The day will end with an opportunity to put everything you have learnt into practice in a series of informal group performances.

Repertoirefor the day will be If ye love me by Thomas Tallis and Bogoroditse Dyevo by Rachmaninov.

Copies will be provided on the day.

£15 – please pay cash on the day.

How to book
To reserve your place at this event please email

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