Friday 19 July 2019 to Sunday 21 July 2019
Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa
Refresh, recharge, revitalise!
ways to move forward with your singing teaching
Jono McNeil, Mary Hammond, Paul Harris, Janet Shell, Christopher Goldsack, Paul Deegan, Kathleen 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…
- Jono McNeil Rock, pop and CCM (contemporary commercial music) – topics TBC
- Mary Hammond Transferring classical singing technique to pop and musical theatre
- Paul Harris If my pupils would only practise more!
- 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
- Peter Buckby What makes us want to sing?
As well as students of AOTOS members participating in the masterclasses, we are thrilled to have members of the National Youth Choirs Great Britain Fellowship Octet: Gabriella Noble in Christopher Goldsack and Janet Shell’s masterclass, and Jack Harberd and Ailsa Campbell in Kathleen McKellar Ferguson’s masterclass.
Residential booking closed on Friday 5 July but you can still book non-residential places.
NON-RESIDENTIAL – For members living locally who don’t need accommodation, this includes the full conference with lunch on Saturday and Sunday but no dinners or overnight stays: AOTOS members £250 / Non-members £310
Friday with dinner: AOTOS members £95 / Non-members £115
Saturday with lunch: AOTOS members £115 / Non-members £135
Saturday with lunch and dinner: AOTOS members £130 / Non-members £150
Sunday with lunch: AOTOS members £95 / Non-members £115