Singing and Parkinson’s Training for Musicians

27 Feb 2017 / Kent


Date: 27 Feb 2017

Cost: Free

Details: 6-9pm

Location: The Theatre, Academy Lane, Folkestone, CT19 5FP



Run by: Nicola Wydenbach

Contact details: 07967 442935

Further information:

The course offers a particular opportunity for community musicians and emerging artists based in Kent to gain invaluable experience and toolkit to run a singing group for people with Parkinson’s and their carers.

The course will be led by Professor Grenville Hancox, (Honorary Professor in Music, Health and Wellbeing, University of Kent; Artistic Director, Canterbury Cantata Trust Founder; co-founder Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health), with expertise  in singing and wellbeing, and Nicola Wydenbach, professional singer and experienced Parkinson’s and singing practitioner.

Participants will :

  • gain a greater awareness and understanding of Parkinson’s as a condition and the benefits of singing.
  • engage in workshops and demonstrations of materials  and approaches  to group singing.
  • have the chance to work alongside people with Parkinson’s and their carers.
  • receive advice and support in setting up a group.

Numbers are limited and early application advised.

This course is only made possible through the support of Kent County Council.

To book a place please contact Nicola Wydenbach at or 07967 442935