UK Choir Festival 2017 – St Albans





St Albans High School, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom

+44 (0)8445 676896

Three options (priced per person, per day): Silver £29; Gold £36; Platinum £42

Full information and online registration is available on the UK Choir Festival website.

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

Events Description

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!


UK Choir Festival


About the organiser

Launched in 2016, The UK Choir Festival is a festival aimed to support, train and bring choirs together in a beautiful setting where people can learn, develop and thrive.

Produced by Producer & Musical Director, Russell Scott, the festival is designed for choirs of all abilities, ages and style, no matter whether you are a local community choir, a cappella choir, school or university choir, gospel choir, choral society or barbershop choir.

The UK Choir festival is produced to give choirs the opportunity to be taught by some of the top workshop leaders in the UK.

The UK Choir Festival promises to be exciting, informative, collaborative and culminates each day in an opportunity for each choir to perform on stage.

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