Singing and Parkinson’s Training Course

18–21 Nov 2016 / Kent


Date: 18–21 Nov 2016

Details: 6 - 9pm

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



Run by: Nicola Wydenbach

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 Well Being, 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.