A short journey
through choral music:
FROM MOZART TO THE MODERN DAY
An exciting BCS online choral course for Summer 2021
Learn & Sing in Summer 2021
Is sheet music just 'dots on a page' to you? Or are you an experienced choral singer? Whatever your ability, this series of live online presentations will bring the world of choral music to your living room.
Each session will include a chance to pose musical questions, along with (optional) online socialising and singing.
Zoom details for the choral singing course will be emailed once attendees have registered to join. The first session will commence on Wednesday 28 April 2021. Reserve your place here
Summer term 2021
Session 1 (28 April, 8pm)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Why is his choral music still so popular today?
What do his most famous choral pieces sound like? What do we know about his life?
Session 2 (5 May, 8pm)
Top tips on preparing your music between rehearsals.
Are some practice habits more fruitful than others?
Session 3 (12 May, 8pm)
How should we protect our voice when we sing, or give presentations at work? A guest ENT surgeon shares top tips.
Session 4 (19 May, 8pm)
Music from the Romantic Period
An exploration of nineteenth century choral gems.
Session 5 (26 May, 8pm)
The choral music of Leonard Bernstein
An exploration of the life and music of this musical giant.
Session 6 (2 June, 8pm)
Guest vocal coach Michelle Jueno shares top tips on how to use your voice to its full potential.
Session 7 (9 June, 8pm)
Why have so many composers written a Requiem Mass? What are some of the characteristics of this musical form?
Session 8 (16 June, 8pm)
Male Voice Choirs of the world
What traditions do they share? What do they sound like today?
Session 9 (23 June, 8pm)
Choral Music Today
An exploration and celebration of choral music in the present day. Why are so many people choosing to join choirs at the moment? What are the benefits of singing in a choir?
This session will include an opportunity to sing along online, should you wish.
Please use the payment button below to reserve your place
For further information about the online sessions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org