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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Una McMahon
  • Course Code W22VSSB01B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Develop confidence, improve your pitching and voice production, and learn some new, fun repertoire. For those with little or no singing experience, and who feel they may lack the ability/confidence to sing in tune. Music reading is not necessary.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify ways to control the pitch and quality of your voice better
  • Learn exercises to help increase your vocal range and agility
  • Learn how to project your voice
  • Carry out exercises to improve sense of rhythm
  • Build confidence in your vocal abilities
  • Identify and describe features of the different songs covered in class

Cost

  • Full fee
    £80
  • Concession fee
    £60
  • Class format and activities

    The class begins with a gentle physical warm-up and vocal technical exercises. The choir learns a variety of unison, two and three part songs by ear and from music. There are opportunities for class discussion. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements to join the Can't Sing Choir - as the name suggests, this is a course for anyone who lacks the confidence or ability to sing, but we welcome anyone who just wants to join a fun ensemble in a relaxed environment!

    What you need to know before you enrol

    There may be light movement and breathing exercises, so please let the tutor know of any issues that may affect mobility or breathing.

    What you need

    Copies of the music and lyric sheets are supplied by the tutor, and you just need to bring a pencil for making notes.

    What you can do next

    You may stay in the Can't Sing Choir for as many terms as you wish. There is new repertoire each term. Morley College also has many other choirs catering to a wide range of musical tastes and abilities: Meridian Choir, Morley Choral Society, and Morley Chamber Choir. Voice Training: Beginners-Intermediate and Solo Singing: Beginners-Intermediate represent the next step in terms of building the skills to sing solo. You may also be interested in developing your musical skills further through a variety of musicianship courses.