Raised Voices Choir - Singing in the Community

Ref: C3840679

Raised Voices choir is a singing group aimed at adults with a learning disability. Participants will be immersed in every aspect of choral singing from breathing techniques to projection and dynamics. The group will be encouraged to perform on a regular basis around the local community in order to engage people who may not ordinarily come into contact with Learning disabled adults but will also perform to care home residents and hospital patients.

Course aim

To enable participants to sing and move with like minded people with a view to performing to others in the local area.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Practise vocal exercises independently
  • Sing with musicality appropriate to musical style
  • Participate in a singing performance
  • Communicate meaning and emotion though performance
  • Evaluate singing performance

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course outline

Raised Voices Choir - Singing in the Community Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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