To discuss anything related to singing teaching in complete confidentiality with other AOTOS members, join our members-only group on Facebook. You won't find it by looking for it as both the group and all the posts are hidden – it is not the same as our public Facebook page.
For an email invitation to join the group, email email@example.com quoting your membership number and the email you use to log in to Facebook, if that is different from the email you use for AOTOS. When you accept the invitation, you agree to abide by this code of conduct.
Don’t want to be visible on Facebook? This article by our Webmaster, Ian Anderson Gray, explains how to stay private on Facebook.
Facebook code of conduct
Updated May 2020
This official AOTOS members-only Facebook group was set up to connect members and share ideas – only members see what’s posted here.
To encourage lively discussion and the free sharing of ideas, posts and comments must be in line with the AOTOS code of ethics: members should behave with courtesy and discretion towards other members of the profession.
Members are free to post:
• questions about anything to do with singing teaching – including repertoire, science, philosophy, psychology, personal experience and so on (and fun posts too!)
• any job opportunities that seem relevant to our membership
• events that benefit members or their students, are not self-promotion and do not clash with AOTOS events (see aotos.org.uk/events).
Self-promotional events may be advertised on our once per month What’s on Weekend (WOW) dates but only if they do not clash or fall within two days either side of an AOTOS event. Please write #WOW to identify these posts*
Disclaimer: The content and quality of any Member event cannot be endorsed by AOTOS as an organisation. AOTOS members attend these events at their own discretion.
* During Covid-19 emergency, we are relaxing our rules and allowing members to advertise their events and courses on Tuesdays (Tell me on a Tuesday #TMOAT).
NB: The same disclaimer applies as above.)
If you are not sure, contact an admin before posting or commenting.
If you are not happy about a post or comment, please report it. AOTOS will hide or delete posts or comments that contravene this code, are clearly off-topic, or would disrupt or derail debate, and may remove from the group any member persistently contravening this code.
You can promote your events or courses in a dedicated email to members or pay to advertise in the newsletter or magazine. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.