The Winners! VOCAL CATEGORY SUMMERS ON ITS WAY BY Freya and Ella “Loved this performance, full of vitality, happy smiling faces throughout and performing an original piece that they had written themselves.” “This was a joy to listen to – from the announcement at the start to the smiles at the end, your composition, performance […]
In this 20 minute session, you’ll join in with some vocal warmups suited to all voices young and old, led by choral director and tutor for MusicEL, Christine Judge. This seminar was produced by one of our partner organisations, Cornwall International Male Choral Festival as part of their 2021 online festival.
Online choir – masterclass and training
In this hour-long session, choral director and tutor for MusicEL, Christine Judge, takes us through many examples of her work leading choirs online and in-person. There are lots of songs you can learn and sing along with. As well as being a training video for choir leaders, you’ll see here a demonstration of how MusicEL […]
In this half-hour session, trombonist and music leader for MusicEL, Matt Harrison, takes us through his Breathing Gym. There are lots of warmups and practical exercises which are useful for any musician who breathes (!), with many tips for your own practice. Although these are obviously relevant for wind, brass and singing, these are just […]
Women in Music
In this panel discussion, MusicEL teacher Christine Judge leads the conversation with women composers and conductors. Alongside conversation with renowned composer Dobrinka Tabakova, there is much to learn from other professionals from Cornwall Music Service Trust, and the work of The Hypatia Trust in celebrating the work of women in music and encouraging the next […]
Mindfulness in a rehearsal
In this short Q&A session, opera singer and vocal tutor for MusicEL, Cheryl Brendish discusses mindfulness in the context of leading a choir rehearsal – not always the most relaxing of environments! There are also lots of useful tips for your own practice. This seminar was produced by one of our partner organisations, Cornwall International […]
Mindfulness and Vocal Health
Opera singer and vocal tutor for MusicEL, Cheryl Brendish explores some central topics in mindfulness and vocal health, with some practical exercises for you to do. This seminar was produced by one of our partner organisations, Cornwall International Male Choral Festival as part of their 2021 online festival.
Using Body Percussion techniques to explore sensory needs
Music is more than just something we listen to. It has the ability to affect us emotionally and physically. As music therapists, we work with the whole person and therefore use musical elements to meet emotional, physical, sensory and social needs. We often use musical activities as a way to explore movement and sensory needs […]
2 Note Composition
Here’s another activity for KS1.