2020 5-Day Course for Conductors and Vocal Leaders – Glasgow

Glasgow University

Music, 14 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QH


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Course Description

Based in Scotland or the north of England, and can’t make it to our London 5-Day Course for 2020? Then join us in Glasgow instead for a fabulous five days of learning, with choral conducting/vocal leadership training at Foundation/Intermediate 1 level. Now booking!

Full course dates (all Saturdays): 14 March; 25 April; 23 May; 27 June; 18 July.

Whether you’re relatively new to choral conducting, looking to improve your skills or revisit what you’ve learnt on previous courses, you can look forward to a challenging and enjoyable time on our 5-Day Course north of the border this year, developing your technique in a relaxed and stimulating atmosphere. Courses are delivered in two ways: technique sessions that include practical demonstrations, and workshop sessions where participants put into practice what they have learnt. 5 Day-Course participants have an enviable amount of personal podium time – more so than at our weekend training events – and also sing for each other to aid their learning and observation skills.

For more details about course content and further information, download the 2020 5-Day Course brochure here.



  • Katy Lavinia Cooper

Who Should Attend?

  • Conductors
  • Vocal Leaders
  • Singers/Observers

Contact Details

  • Ula Weber (Head of Events) can answer general questions about this course.
  • Manvinder Rattan (Head of Conductor Training) reviews bursary applications; further details on bursaries, which should answer most questions, can be found here.

Fees and Application form

Course fees: SfP Members £410 (non-members £460). The cost includes all course handouts and a complete Junior Song Book pack. There are also a few places available (at a cost of £80 for the full course) for individuals who wish to come along just to sing; please complete the online application form and state your interest to come as a singer. Worth noting: Sing for Pleasure membership entitles you to a wide range of benefits, including discounts on courses as shown, future courses attended and on our songbook collections.

For event booking terms & conditions click here.

Annual membership offers a host of benefits and discounts for just £40 (£15 for under-26s) - consider becoming a member.

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Please pay via the SfP online shop

More Information

Each day starts at 10.00am and ends at 4.30pm. Refreshments are included and participants are free to provide their own lunch.

What Next

We arrange day and residential courses, workshops, training days and bespoke events for singers, choirs, schools and teachers in the UK and abroad. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Sing for Pleasure conductor training is at four levels; Foundation, Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2 and Advanced. Students move through the levels according to their experience and progress. Please visit our Conductor Training page for more details.

We publish a range of song collections containing a wide variety of enjoyable songs and arrangements from a broad selection of musical traditions. Please visit our Publication for Adults and Publications for Children pages for details, or go directly to our online shop to purchase songbooks.

We also have access to a variety of bursaries and scholarships. Please visit our Scholarship & Bursary Information page for more details.