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Choral Weekend - A 3 day choir weekend

Vaughan Williams' Mass and Other Delights with Gavin Carr.


At a Glance
- Choral singing for males and females
- Friendly and supportive retreat
- Teaching from a leading conductor

The aim of this summer weekend is to enjoy exploring Vaughan Williams’ incredible music and come away with a renewed sense of vigour and excitement in the possibilities of choral singing. A broad range of singers will be involved, and everyone who can sing in tune and read music at an elementary level is welcome. We will be accompanied by piano, and there will be a performance run-through of the work on Sunday afternoon. In Gavin Carr’s expert hands there will be a strong emphasis on delight and fun.

What you will Gain
- Understanding the structure of choral music
- Experience singing challenging music
- Develop sight-singing and listening


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Directions and Travel

Hawkwood CFT, Painswick Old Road, Stroud, UK

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