Date: 28–30 Jul 2017
Cost: £11.50 Adult session, £9 Family session, plus booking fee
Details: 11.30am Adult sessions, 1.30pm Family session
Location: Port Eliot Festival, St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 5ND
Run by: Janice Mitchelson
Contact details: www.porteliot.com
Join Janice M to sing among the inspiring and ever-changing acoustics of nature in the stunning grounds of the Port Eliot Estate as part of the Port Eliot Festival. During this unique and immersive experience you will quickly learn simple melodies and harmonies of beautiful songs in a friendly, group atmosphere. Guided by singer and vocal coach, Janice M, participants will sing a cappella among the sounds of nature, creating a memorable and shared experience.
The Wild Singing Workshops will include fun engaging warm-ups through to good vocal techniques, which you can apply long after leaving the event. It is an experience is for singers of all abilities, including complete beginners, and will be taught by ear with no experience of reading music necessary. Your lyrics for the songs will be provided on beautiful bespoke designed postcards for you to keep. Wild Singing is all about harmonising with the great outdoors and feeling good.
Born in Cumbria and residing in Cornwall for the last ten years, Janice M has performed for private and public events and in venues all over the Southwest. From jazz to soul, folk to gospel, she fuses a range of genres in her own inimitable vocal style.
Alongside singing in Cornwall-based band The Grace Notes, Janice M is a vocal coach and works regularly with various community groups and runs wild singing events.
The workshops will take place outside within the grounds and will involve walking from the Workshop Barn meeting point to the location involving some uneven ground underfoot and rough in some areas.
Tickets are non-refundable.
Facilities: Food, drinks and toilets available/accessible on site as part of the festival.
Adult workshops are on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and there is a family workshop on Saturday afternoon.
Places are limited, so please do book early in advance!
See more on what’s happening during the festival on the Port Eliot website and to buy festival tickets: http://www.porteliotfestival.com
Janice M website: www.janicem.com