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.
It was with much sadness that we learnt earlier today of the passing of Thalia Wild, wife of Sing for Pleasure’s second Chairman, Jim Wild, and mother of Jill Wild (now Jill Henderson-Wild), formerly SfP’s Musical Director. Thalia was a remarkably patient and good-natured lady, whose warmth of character touched all who came into contact […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you work in the primary or secondary music education sector and you’re within relatively easy travelling distance, the Music & Drama Education Expo in Manchester this autumn is really not to be missed. It moves to a bigger and better venue, Old Trafford, for 2018 and there’s a whole host of free CPD opportunities […]
Funding secured from various sources enables us to offer five scholarship places this year on our acclaimed training programme for aspiring young would-be choral conductors – and the application process is now open.
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.
In conjunction with ABRSM, we are delighted to announce today that our Advanced Conducting Course will now offer a direct pathway to the LRSM in Choral Directing. ABRSM examiners will be assessing defined rehearsals and performances for the first time at this year’s Summer School, which runs at Keele University from 11 to 19 August.