Date: 27 Feb 2017
Location: The Theatre, Academy Lane, Folkestone, CT19 5FP
Run by: Nicola Wydenbach
Contact details: 07967 442935
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 07967 442935