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Singing Mindfully

Saturday 9 March, 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm, Pavilion Rm

This interactive workshop is for anyone who loves singing, whether for fun, or as a dedicated singer.
Join us for an interactive workshop led by experts in song and mindfulness. We include group work to build confidence, fun and freedom of expression. You also have the opportunity to work 1:1 with a top singing teacher on a chosen solo in the workshop.*
We also explore challenges, and help you to overcome blocks to joyful self-expression. At the end of the workshop, you are invited to join us for refreshments.

* For anyone wishing to sing a solo, please indicate this on the Eventbrite sign up. Singers of every level are welcome.

Benefits of the Workshop

  • Friendly, enjoyable atmosphere for all;
  • Tips and techniques to help you sing;
  • Loosening inhibitions and releasing vocal tension;
  • Mindful approaches to nerves and other challenges;
  • Exercises for grounded presence and authentic expression.

Support Hughes Hall Music

We aim to make the Hughes Hall music programme free whenever possible. However, if you are able, please consider making a contribution to help ensure the future of Hughes Hall Music.

Reserve a Place

Places limited (under 20) and available to Hughes Hall students/staff/seniors in the first instance. Please sign up in the usual way, via the Eventbrite link, click here.

Neil Baker is a professor of voice at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, he works with a wide range of singers, from those at the start of their singing journey through to singers pursuing international careers on the world’s greatest stages.

Elizabeth English (D.Phil) has taught Mindfulness at Cambridge University for the past decade, and is author a series of books on mindfulness and meditation (Journeys to the Deep, Into the Flow, Gentle Guides to Mindfulness Meditation).

Nigel Yandell (D.Phil), is Director of Music at Hughes Hall and Director of Studies in Music.  Also an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Music, Nigel is happy to accompany those singers who would like to perform with piano.