Virtual Choral Leaders' Festival

Friday 4th September 2020

Our Choral Leaders' Festival goes online!

4 - 6 September 2020

Join us for our first ever Virtual Choral Leaders' Festival! We're delighted to be holding a series of online webinars and workshops from 4th to 6th September for everyone leading singing.

Whilst we're unable to meet and perform with our choirs in person, many of us are enjoying the wide variety of online training and music that's available and our weekend will include inspiration and practical help to help choral leaders through this unprecedented time, as well as more general choral activity and the chance to interact with our Corporate member publishers, composers and more. The weekend will be divided up into short sections designed to avoid too much screen time and to be as flexible as possible for everyone.

We have some really exciting and distinguished guests lined up! An outline timetable is below; find out more detail here.

Outline timetable for the weekend

Friday 4 September

5.15pm - 6pm warm-up webinar
6.15pm -7.30pm plenary webinar
8pm - 9pm evening plenary webinar

Saturday 5 September

10am - 11am choice of webinars
12pm - 1pm choice of webinars
2pm - 3pm choice of webinars
4pm - 5pm choice of webinars
5pm - 5.30pm performance
7pm - optional gala concert - VOCES8 live from St Anne and St Agnes Church, London

Sunday 6 September

9.45am - 11am plenary webinar
12pm - 1pm choice of webinars
2pm - 3pm choice of webinars
4pm - 5.15pm plenary webinar

Delegate and exhibitor rates

We have tried to make booking as flexible as possible: book for as little as half a day, or join us for the full festival! The more you attend, the better the value for money!

All places include unlimited access to our exclusive virtual goody bag of repertoire and exhibition resources.

Delegates
Full festival (Friday-Sunday): £160, members £100
Friday evening: £35, members £20
Half day rate (Saturday and Sunday, am or pm, per half day): £40, members £25
Single day rate (Saturday and Sunday): £75, members £45

Exhibitors
Basic option £60, members £40
Enhanced option £90, members £70
All these options are bookable online below; if you would like an invoice or want more details about exhibiting, do get in touch with us.

How to book online

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