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Feeling Shy?      Still time to join          
Voice Club
Gentle Introduction to Singing Technique Course 
for adult beginners
at Crouch End Picturehouse, London N8
Starting Wednesday 21st June
 
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Gentle, introductory course for adult beginners (anxious people welcome!)

5 x week Intro to Singing Technique Course. Starting Tomorrow!
  • Sessions are relaxed, instructive and encouraging.  
  • Groups are  small and friendly
  • Lovely Venue 

Course dates:- 
Wednesday June 21st - July 19th

All the details are below. Enrolling now via the website.
I hope to see you soon.
Heather Maîr Thomas  Ftcl, Ltcl, DipTcl
Singingcentre.com        
"...Your love of singing is infectious!"  Voice Club member 2016
        
     Adult Beginners 
Wednesday 10am - 11.20am
Introduction to Singing Technique
anxious people welcome!
  • Have you ever thought you'd like to sing but didn't know where to begin?
  • Do you worry about your ability to sing or feel anxious?
  • Do you feel like your voice has a mind of its own?
  • Would you like to be able to control your voice?
This friendly group is a great place to start!
Learn singing technique through breathing, relaxation and practical exercises.

Particularly suitable for beginners, anxious singers and those new to singing technique. 
Week by week you will learn a series of vocal exercises to develop your range, control, stamina and confidence, with the focus on creativity, relaxation and fun,  in a friendly, supportive group. Nobody will have to sing alone.
  • Goal-Setting
  • Singing Technique
  • Breath Control
  • Relaxation
  • Range
  • Phrasing
  • Tone
  • Introduction to harmonising.
  • Songs in all styles
  • Lose bad vocal habits!
  • Friendly, fun, supportive group
The emphasis is on  learning technique through exercises. 
There will be an element of group songs in a variety of styles to put the learning into context.

Suitable for adult beginners,  anxious singers or singers wanting to learn technique.
(Beginners & shy people made particularly welcome!)
Fee: £120
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Booking/full payment must be made in advance to guarantee a place.

Group numbers are kept strictly limited.
Please note - these are not casual  "drop-in" classes.
Course content is planned to suit members
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Newsletter June 2017
"...Thank for an inspiring, heartening and frankly life-transforming term!" Voice Club member 2017
Dear Singers (and future singers!)

The Voice Club is enrolling now Singing courses for adults of all standards and styles, based  in Crouch End, London. 

Techniques to support your singing in your choir or shower!

June/July courses enrolling now in N8
  • 5 week beginners      NEW Relax and Sing!      - Crouch End Picturehouse 
  • 6 week mixed -                   Voice Club Singers - Holy Innocents Church 
  • 6 Week returners                Weekly Warm up     - Great Northern Railway Tavern
Friendly, informal groups combining accessible, practical singing technique with a holistic element, aiming to relax, calm nerves and overcome fears!
... from anxious non-singers  to experienced choristers/soloists.

Voice Club takes the stage at the Southbank Chorus Festival in July -
all members are invited to sing with us!

There is also a Friends & family session at the end of term.

See below for course details. I hope you will be able to join us!
Best wishes

    Heather Maîr Thomas 


"...Your love of singing is infectious!"  Voice Club member 2016
Crouch End Picturehouse Cinema                                  Beginners' course
 
   Relax and Sing 
simplified technique for adult beginners
Wednesday 10am to 11.20am                5 weeks from June 21st

Anxious, shy and nervous people very welcome!
  • Would you like to sing but don't know where to start?
  • Do you have emotional issues around your voice?
  • Do you worry about your ability to sing or feel anxious about being heard?
  • Would you like to be able to control your voice?
  • Could you benefit from regular relaxation and breathing exercises?
  • Are you too shy to sing or fear embarrassment?
This friendly group is a great place to begin!
Heather has 25 years experience working with non-singers, and has developed therapeutic methods to nurture confidence and singing technique through breathing, relaxation and practical exercises.

Suitable for beginners, anxious singers and those new to singing technique. 

Week by week you will learn a series of vocal exercises to develop your range, control, stamina and confidence, with the focus on creativity, relaxation and fun,  in a friendly, supportive group.
Nobody will have to sing alone.

Crouch End Picturehouse Cinema (Community studio)
Great coffee!              
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Mixed level                                               evening class
Voice Club Singers
Technique development and ensemble singing
Tuesdays 19.45 -21.30
6 weeks from June 13th
   
Holy Innocents Church, N8
This is a very friendly, fun and creative, mixed ability Voice Club evening class, held in a beautiful space, run as an termly course.

We develop vocal confidence and freedom while singing a wide range of repertoire.

Since our formation in November 2016 Voice Club Singers  are developing as a vocal ensemble, applying technique training, breath work, and vocal development to an eclectic mix of songs.


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Returners & Improvers                              Friday mornings   
Weekly Vocal Workout 

Maintaining Singing Technique & songs
Fridays, 10am -11.30am
6 weeks from June 9th
   
Great Northern Railway Tavern, N8
This popular, friendly class offers a progression  from our "Introduction to technique/beginners" course, reinforcing those skills and putting them into a practical context.
We aim to support  and improve the voices of those who already sing in choirs or for pleasure.

The class includes a thorough vocal workout of exercises and breath work to keep your voice in shape, encouraging you to increase range, control and confidence and eliminate unhelpful habits..
We cover many song styles to give context to the vocal exercises, working with improvised and taught harmonies.
  • Folk, 
  • Choral, 
  • Classical, 
  • Popular, 
  • Music Theatre, 
  • Jazz 
  • Sea Shanties.  
more information
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Private lessons with Heather
Booking/full payment must be made in advance to guarantee a place.
Group numbers are kept strictly limited.

Enrolment is on a "First Come, First Served" basis
Courses are open to returning and new members, space permitting
Course content is planned to suit enrolled members

Enquire about concessionary rates
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"I'm so delighted to have found the Voice Club!  I had such a great time today and it reminded how much I used to enjoy singing" Voice Club Member 



Our popular Voice Club courses in singing technique are starting again, and enrolment is now open!

Choose from the 3 courses currently enrolling in Crouch End, N8 - something for adults of all levels and standards, to get your voice in shape! A new course for Adult beginners is coming to Crouch End Picturehouse


Friday morning vocal workout sessions are now taking place in the bright. private space at the the Great Northern Railway Tavern. There are refreshments on hand to keep
your morning energy up!

The new Wednesday morning beginners course  "Relax and Sing" takes place at the Picturehouse i Crouch End.. The perfect space to relax, free your voice and get a coffee afterwards!

Voice Club singers




The Tuesday evening  "Voice Club Singers"   returns to Holy Innocents Church as The course is evolving into a more repertoire-led, mixed-level  ensemble. Technique and a range of songs. Leading to a performance.



If you have any questions about which course to join, or any other query do get in touch.

I hope to see you soon for some vocal adventures!
Best wishes
Heather Maîr Thomas
 "...I really enjoy your different approach and will keep on using the tips...!"

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