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Pass the Baton

An insight in to a couple of Sing for Pleasure’s Tutors. Discover what makes them so passionate about music and their role with SfP.

Vocal Leadership Training Programme launches

Sing for Pleasure has joined forces with Baz Chapman, former Sing Up Project Director to launch a new product for Music Hubs, The Vocal Leadership Training Programme.

2015 Young Conductors Programme launches

We’re pleased to announce that for the third year running we have been awarded grant funding to support young choral conductors in their training. Successful applicants will attend a year’s worth of fully funded SfP conducting courses, additionally furthering their skills with practical opportunities between courses.

SfP partners National Teacher’s Choir

The National Teacher’s Choir is the brainchild of choral conductor and SfP Head of Events Ula Weber, and ex- Programme Director of Sing Up, Baz Chapman. The choir launched in February 2015 with SfP as a key partner. Here, Angie Jones shares her experience from the first weekend’s singing in Walsall.

A chat with Nick Graham

How did you first become interested in music and how has that shaped where you are today? I joined my local church choir at the age of 8 and soon discovered I loved singing. In fact, from my first rehearsal, when I distinctly remember rehearsing Parry’s I Was Glad, I was really taken in. Growing […]

Tarney Magnificat

Former Sing for Pleasure student Oliver Tarney produces Golden Jubilee composition.

Summer School tales, The Accidental Singer

Read blog excerpts from a first time Summer School participant, Claire Gilliam.

Claire attended our new three day Chorale course in August 2014 for choir singers who already have some experience of reading music, she shares her experiences in a funny, honest and thoughtful account.

SfP inspires Freedom at the Royal Albert Hall

SfP tutors and conductors join Music for Youth at the 2014 School Proms

SfP member sings for joy

Elizabeth George leads her Hammerwich Ta-Rowdles choir in to the finals of The WI centenary choir Singing for Joy competition.

SfP contribution assists Schools Prom

SfP tutor Imelda Shirley conducted a massed choir performance of a commissioned work at Music for Youth’s showcase Schools Prom in November 2014. A donation from Sing for Pleasure enabled choirs from the Greater Manchester Music Hub to attend. Read about Imelda’s experiences of this terrific event.