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2019-20 Young Conductors Programme scholars revealed

We’re delighted to confirm the four lucky scholarship recipients for this year’s Young Conductors Programme; they are (from left to right) Gina Baker, Sarah Batten, Tristan Weymes and Clover Willis. 

Meet our new Chair of the Board of Trustees

We’re delighted to confirm that Miles Wallis-Clarke, who has served on SfP’s Board of Trustees since 2016, has now officially taken over as Chair from Stephen Gregson, who stepped down at the AGM in August after several years’ sterling service.

Young Conductors Programme 2019-20: applications now invited

We’ve now opened the application process for scholarship places on our Young Conductors Programme for the 2019-20 academic year, and invite suitably qualified candidates to submit their details for consideration.

Summer School 2019: there’s still time to join us…

There’s not long to go now until over 150 choral enthusiasts gather at our flagship training event, taking place at Keele University from 10-18 August – and we can still accommodate last-minute bookings for places on some courses.

Children’s Singing Weeks for 2019: applications now being accepted

Our popular non-residential summer courses for talented young singers aged 9-13 are back! They will run in Walsall (for children in the West Midlands) and Stockport (for those in Greater Manchester) over two separate weeks towards the start of the summer holidays.

Singing trip to Siena planned for Spring 2020

We’re thrilled to have secured exclusive use of an historic villa nestling in the hills above the beautiful city of Siena in Italy, from 15-19 April 2020, for a special trip to suit experienced singers.

Vacancy for a voluntary Commercial Lead

We’re currently looking for a Commercial Lead who understands – and empathises with – Sing for Pleasure’s aims and philosophy, and who is keen to contribute to its growth and success in a voluntary capacity.

A warm welcome to our Young Conducting Scholars for 2018-19

We’re delighted to confirm details of our scholarship recipients for this year’s Young Conductors Programme – originally funding was secured for five places, but the excellent credentials of the final six made it impossible to choose between them, and an additional scholarship has been funded from reserves.

Time to have your say about our website

We’re about to start developing a brand new website, as our existing one is in need of an overhaul… and we’d very much like to hear from you on what works, what doesn’t and what you’d like to see moving forward.

Vacancy for a voluntary Assistant to the Head of Conductor Training

Following Elisabeth Brierley’s appointment to a new post outside Sing for Pleasure, we’re looking for a replacement to fill this pivotal voluntary role, providing comprehensive support to Manvinder Rattan in his capacity as Head of Conductor Training.