Date: 24 Mar 2019
Details: 10am - 4.30pm
Location: The Grange Community Centre, Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9HD
A day of singing with 3 experienced and much loved singing workshops leaders: Kirsty Martin, Guillermo Rozenthuler and Anna Tabbush.
Kirsty is a highly experienced workshop facilitator, composer and all round ‘Choral Activist’! She is the Musical Director for several Brighton and London based choirs, including Brighton’s Hullabaloo Quire, and much of her work is composition and arrangement for choirs and vocal theatre projects internationally.
Recent projects include: collaboration with folk singer Lucy Ward to compose the choral anthem for Barking and Dagenham folk festival, composer for HistoryWorks Holocaust Day commemoration, and in June 2018, Kirsty was the Musical Director for the Annual Street Choirs Festival, conducting 900 singers from all over the UK on Brighton seafront, and her workshop The Revolution will be Harmonised went down a storm at WOMAD festival!
Born in Buenos Aires and based in London since 2004, Guillermo has become one of the leading Circlesinging and Vocal Improvisation facilitators in the UK and Europe. Guillermo works regularly as a voice teacher and vocal leader in different settings, ranging from the corporate to the public health sector. He enjoys engaging singers of all levels and backgrounds and bringing them together to find joy and fulfilment in their voices. He’s been a disciple of Bobby Mc Ferrin and Rhiannon, two of the world’s greatest vocal improvisers and song leaders. His work, informed by forms of tribal music-making across the world and yoga, inspires individuals and groups of people to listen, breathe freely and be fully present. His workshops are an opportunity to experience music-making in the moment and gorgeous spontaneous song.
Anna is a community choir leader, choral arranger, singer and multi-instrumentalist based in Midhurst, West Sussex. She currently runs 5 choir across West Sussex and Surrey and 2 large singing events a year: SingFest and Spring Sing. She teaches traditional and contemporary songs from Britain and around the world in fun, relaxed workshops resulting in luscious harmony and lots of smiles. Anna arranges most of the songs she teaches and her arrangements have been sung by choirs across the country. She also plays fiddle and sings with french dance band MoltenAmba and in a Swedish fiddle/song duet with Rowan Piggott.