Two ‘stop press’ items of news have just dropped into our ‘in-box’ so we thought we’d share them with you good folks.
Due to popular demand a small number of extra tickets have been made available for the Leon Rosselson and Roy Bailey gig on Sunday 13th September at the New Picket, as part of the Liverpool Working Class Music Festival. This gig had been previously sold out, so if you’d wanted to go but was disappointed at missing out then grab your tickets now by phoning the Liverpool Philharmonic Box Office on 0151 709 3789 or visiting the Phil’s booking website here.
Full details about the gig and the rest of the festival can be found at www.workingclassmusic.org.uk
Join the list of artists that improved their singing with Sense of Sound.
X-Factor Finalists, No.1 Selling Artists, casts of West End Musical, casts of prime-time TV programmes and Mercury Prize Nominees have all selected award-winning trainers Sense of Sound to improve their vocal skills, you can learn too with the announcements of their new public singing courses commencing September 09.
The award winning company Sense of Sound are renowned for their vocal training and have been running courses locally, nationally and internationally since 1992. Fast emerging as one of the music industry’s leaders, its training model has featured on prime time television shows, been endorsed by the BBC and continues to help individuals and communities to achieve their dreams.
Increasingly this company is being asked to provide voice training for many established singers and casts of top West End musicals. Sense of Sound are also highly respected within the education sector and has supplied vocal coaches for LIPA, Vocaltech and numerous universities, schools and colleges.
It is the company’s ability to inspire, nurture and develop singers, be they beginners or professionals that has made Sense of Sound a much sought after creative business.
Sense of Sound are also known for their many television appearance with the Sense of Sound Choir including finalists in BBC’s Last Choir Standing, they have also performed with Seal on the Royal Variety Performance and they are currently on a sell-out tour with singer Russell Watson. Many taking the singing courses have subsequently gone on to become members of the Sense of Sound Choir.
From September 2009 Sense of Sound announce 2 courses for over 16’s from their Liverpool Bluecoat base –
An Introduction to Singing – The course runs for 2 consecutive Saturdays on 19th and 26th September. Through a cappella singing, the challenging course for beginners will provide an introduction to vocal techniques. Using contemporary songs, the course will teach you how to sing with confidence. Sense of Sound encourages, inspires and develops the creativity of all those taking part.
Singing in Harmony – Through a cappella group singing, the challenging course will provide an exploration of musical styles from African to contemporary pop, soul and R’n’B.
This course is suitable for those people with some experience of singing (or natural ability) or for those who have completed our Introduction to Singing course.
Sense of Sound also runs one-to-one vocal coaching from their Liverpool and London offices, either for beginners or professional singers.
Introduction to Singing – Sat 19th and 26th Sept – The Bluecoat 11am-4pm – cost £100
Singing in Harmony – Wed 30th Sept for 12 weeks – The Bluecoat 6pm-8pm – cost £155
Liverpool Acoustic is the only website of its kind in the UK. It was founded by Graham Holland in April 2008 as a central resource for the vibrant and exciting acoustic music scene in Liverpool and the Greater Merseyside area. The website publishes news from the local acoustic music scene, previews of upcoming events, reviews of music releases and gigs, and the Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight podcast. This content is available for free via email subscription. The diary lists acoustic events including festivals, theatre concerts, folk clubs, showcases and open mic nights.