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Book now for our first series of webinars! Each week we host forum discussions and lectures led by our team of tutors and special guests on a wide range of choral topics. All webinars take place on Saturdays from 11:00 - 12:30.

Initial webinars are free of charge, though we welcome donations - details of how to donate will be available at the webinar.

Numbers are limited and bookings are taken on a 'first come, first served' basis. All the webinars take place via Zoom and a link to join in and a password will be emailed to you, before the start of each webinar.

To book, just email us and we will send you further details.

The current list of webinars can be found at our Events page here.

Previous webinar videos are available as a member-only resource here.

Webinar Series Number 1:

2nd May - In discussion with Neil Ferris and Joanna Tomlinson

9th May - Online rehearsals: dos and don'ts with Mark Sproson, James Davey, Tori Longdon and Hannah Brine

16th May - From vocal to orchestral score with Nicholas Cleobury

23rd May - Hot topics for Youth Choir leaders with Rachel Staunton, Mat Wright, Joanna Tomlinson and Susan Hollingworth

6th June - Inside the LSC with Simon Halsey, David Lawrence, Lucy Griffiths and Andra East

13th June - The composer's palette with Nicholas Cleobury

20th June - Wavelength presents: An Introduction to Complete Vocal Technique with Sarah Algoet (supported by abcd)

27th June - Singing our Lives: A social justice choral project with Jeremy Haneman

We gratefully acknowledge the support of Arts Council England's Emergency Response Fund

Posted: Fri 01st May 2020

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Revised guidelines released for Performing Arts
The Government's Performing Arts guidance was updated last night. We are reading it carefully and will post an update later, however it confirms that amateur choirs and groups can continue in England, as previously advised in the government's Coronavirus FAQs, despite confusion earlier in the week.
Posted: Friday, 25th September 2020 >
New government guidance
The governments general social guidelines for England were updated late last night, 22 September. We hope that the performing arts guidelines will be updated soon to reflect these and will be asking for any clarity that's needed as a result.
Posted: Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 >
New government restrictions
Not surprisingly, we're already getting queries about what the government announcement today means for amateur performance and we realise choirs will be anxious to know as soon as possible. Once the new arrangements have been published we will, as ever, be reading carefully and will endeavour to get any clarifications that are needed in conjunction with colleagues. We'll post here and on social media as soon as we can.
Posted: Tuesday, 22nd September 2020 >
Good news for amateur performers
The DCMS have confirmed this morning that the performing arts guidelines will be updated today to confirm that 'non-professional performing arts activity can continue to rehearse or perform together where this is planned activity...
Posted: Thursday, 17th September 2020 >
Risk management guidance and template for choirs
New resources to help conductors and their choirs make plans to return to singing and work their way through the Government guidelines are now available on our website.
Posted: Tuesday, 8th September 2020 >