Dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten, the competition is open to applications from violists from anywhere in the world, at the age of 21 or under at the time of the competition.
Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College Road, London, United Kingdom
13 November 2017 To 15 November 2017
6:15 pm To 7:30 pm
+44 (0)20 7759 1830
The Music for Youth Prom concertsare a celebration of the Music for Youth annual season, showcasing high-quality performances from some of the UK’s most creative, innovative and energetic young musicians.
The spectacular finale to the year of Music for Youth events, each night 1000 young musicians take part in a concert like no other: full-scale orchestras showcased side by side with some of the best jazz bands, chamber groups, rock bands and choirs from across the UK.
Truly a not-to-be-missed occasion. Immerse yourself in music new and old and enjoy the musical celebration of the year!
The Massed Ensembles selected for this year are: Kingston-Upon-Hull Music Service and Hull Music Hub Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust and Rutland Music South Yorkshire Hubs (Barnsley, Doncaster,
Kingston-Upon-Hull Music Service and Hull Music Hub
Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust
Rutland Music South Yorkshire Hubs (Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, and Sheffield)
St Albans High School, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom
20 October 2018 To 21 October 2018
8:45 am To 7:00 pm
+44 (0)8445 676896
Stephanie Oyerinde - Pop Vocalist and Workshop Leader James Davey - Conductor and Choral Trainer Polly Bennett – movement director, choreographer, and practitioner Richard Eteson - Singer and Workshop Leader Ayo Oyerinde - Creative and Music Director Jean Paul Samputu - Singer, Songwriter and Workshop Leader Mark De-Lisser – vocal coach, choral director, and arranger Karen Gibson – choir conductor and workshop leader Stuart Overington – conductor, vocal animator and composer David Lowe – classical music vocal specialist Greg Beardsell – musical director and choral leader Ula Weber – conductor, teacher trainer and workshop leader Bazil Meade – founder & principal of the London Community Gospel Choir Dominic Peckham - Orchestral and Choral Conductor Joanna L'Estrange – x-Swingle MD and jazz vocalist Joanna Tomlinson – professional singer & choral director Ben Parry - Ex-Swingle and Choral Director Russell Scott – producer, performance coach & musical director Pete Churchill – educator & choral director Ben Sawyer – trainer & choral director
Produced by Producer & Musical Director, Russell Scott, the UK Choir Festival is designed for choirs of all abilities, ages and styles, no matter whether you are a local community choir, a cappella choir, school or university choir, gospel choir, choral society or barbershop choir.
Each day will begin with a warm-up led by one of our expert leaders, followed by a series of workshops on various elements of singing.
It will involve practical and method teaching and everyone will be involved. There will be mass choral singing and demonstrations and choirs will be given the opportunity to take part in a final performance at the end of each day.
The festival is non-competitive but very much ‘hands-on’ for everyone to watch and learn from each other while being guided and developed by some of the best workshop leaders in the UK.
There will be opportunities to busk, make new friends and talk to the workshop leaders as well as learn new techniques, brush up on performance and hear about tips and tricks to help you be the very best you can be.
Whether you decide to attend for one day or two, the UK Choir Festival will be a fun, informative and exciting weekend of collaborative music-making!