Over the years I’ve run all kinds of workshops: for beginners and experienced singers; in voice craft; in songwriting; INSET teacher training for pre-school, special needs and mainstream education; corporate events; established and new choirs; informal groups in peoples houses.  I’m hugely grateful to everyone who supports my work by hosting or by coming along to my workshops. If you’d be interested in a workshop in your area then fill in your details on the workshop promoters page and I’ll be in touch.

Singing workshops

The songs I teach in my workshops reflect a variety of sources: many are my own songs either with text I’ve written myself or settings of other writer’s words; some are from the research work I do in traditional song archives around Britain; some are from the many vibrant singing cultures around the world and some are written by other contemporary songwriters and composers.… Read more »

Songwriting and composing workshops

2013-07-06 11.11.10From time to time I lead residential weeks on composing and crafting music for community choirs. These have taken place in a variety of great venues round Britain and have acted as a springboard for many participants to start writing material for their own choir to perform. If you’re interested in hearing about these weeks then contact me and let me know as I have a separate mailing list for people interested in writing.