Singing for Pleasure

Ref: C3741741

A social singing group for people to get together and have a good old sing-song.

Course aim

To achieve that feel good factor. Learn breathing techniques. Learn vocal exercises. Build friendships. Have a good old sing-song.

Who is the course for?


What topics will this course cover

Stretching and breathing exercises to one's own ability. Vocal exercises. To sing a wide range of songs with song choice input from participants.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

1. Have that feel good factor. 2. Learn 2 or more breathing techniques. 3. Learn 2 or more stretching exercises to one's own ability. 4. Learn at least 2 vocal exercises. 5. Sing a wide range of songs.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Through paricipation/practise of vocal/breathing exercises.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Loose and comfortable clothing. Reading glasses if appropriate.

Reading and information sources

Ideas of songs we could sing?

What could the course lead to?

Further singing. Join a local permanant singing group in your area.

Download full course outline

Singing for Pleasure Course Outline

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  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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