Friday 19 July 2019 to Sunday 21 July 2019
Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa
Refresh, recharge, revitalise!
ways to move forward with your singing teaching
Paul Harris, Dane Chalfin, Janet Shell, Christopher Goldsack, Paul Deegan, Katheleen McKellar Ferguson, Angela Durrant, Joanne Edworthy
What does it mean to be a singing teacher in 2019? This conference pulls together many of the skills today’s teachers need in their armoury – from CCM teaching and classical song to science, languages, marketing, communication, and health…
- Paul Harris If my pupils would only practise more!
- Dane Chalfin Primal voice in teaching contemporary and commercial singing
- Janet Shell The emotionally intelligent teacher: how to create a positive learning environment
- Christopher Goldsack What makes the voice work? The physics of the voice, and does it really matter?
- Paul Deegan The Ships of Arcady: the moving story of the poet Francis Ledwidge
- Kathleen McKellar Ferguson Taste the text and smell it first: a masterclass with students
- Christopher Goldsack and Janet Shell Preparing students to work with languages, with a practical guide to the International Phonetics Alphabet.
- Angela Durrant Engaging with the ether: online singing lessons and using social media to market your singing business
- Joanne Edworthy How singing enhances the lives of people with Parkinson’s
We are delighted to have members of the National Youth Choirs Great Britain Fellowship Octet participating in masterclasses during the conference.
We will email members as soon as booking opens.
The Norman Tattersall Bursary Fund offers financial help to members wishing to attend AOTOS national conferences – the equivalent of one day’s conference fee. To be considered for a bursary, please apply in writing by post or email to the Secretary, Jan Spooner Swabey, at least four weeks before the conference, including a short paragraph outlining your reasons for applying. Applications are dealt with in confidence.