Summer School 2017 Concert Series confirmed

This year’s free-to-attend afternoon and evening concerts (and Choral Evensong) will take place once again in Keele University Chapel during our Summer School week, beginning on Tuesday 15 August 2017.

Young Conducting Scholarship place funded during Summer School

We’re thrilled to announce that generous contributions to our various fundraising initiatives during Summer School at Keele University from 13-21 August have covered full funding of an extra scholarship place on our Young Conductors training programme for 2016-17.

Come and Sing Day with Bob Chilcott, 26 November 2016

A fabulous opportunity to experience an inspiring day of singing in the picturesque village of Great Missenden, nestled in the Chiltern Hills, with one of the world’s most inspirational choral composers and conductors! During the day, Bob Chilcott will be introducing his 2015 Gloria and his new work commissioned by Age UK, The Voyage.

5-day courses confirmed for 2016 in London and Glasgow

Bookings are now open for our graded conducting courses, running in London and Glasgow over 5 separate Saturdays from April to July this year; a great way to master conducting skills, by practising and embedding what you learn between each course day.

Announcing NCCGB’s 2016 internship opportunities

We’re delighted to share information on choral conducting internships available with the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain this year.

Bolton Sing Day in April 2016

Calling all our friends in the North (and beyond)! Details of this popular SfP North singing event, which takes place every two years, have just been released.

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Interview with Neil Balfour, past Young Conducting Scholar

We caught up with Neil – one of our first YC scholars back in 2013 – during a break at Summer School in August 2015, to ask if he would share his thoughts on the programme and how it had helped him thus far. You can watch a video of the interview here (opens in a new window).

Fantastic 2016 showcase opportunity for community choirs

Save the date – 12 March 2016! In conjunction with Sing for Pleasure, Carolyn’s Choirs has organised a day-long Community Choir Festival, to be held at Braunstone Civic Centre near Leicester.

New singers’ course launches

Musicianship for Singers is a graded course aimed at supporting participants to read music and sight sing.