Ali Burns – British and World Song Traditions
Date : 20 January 2017Ali will share her songs inspired by the traditional song archive from Britain and around the world. Many other workshop leaders teach her songs. Ali says:
“My work is all about people singing together in harmony. I love the way that singing can unburden you from daily life and it’s this that inspires my workshops and my songwriting.”
Faith Watson – Jazz and Swing Harmonies
Date : 17 March 2018
Jazz and swing harmonies are inspired by the complex, close harmonies found in British and American popular songs from the 1920s to 40s. These workshops may include standards from this period, original songs, and unexpected songs that have been given the jazz or swing treatment.
Gitika Partington – The Trill SeekersDate : 19 May 2018
This workshop will have some British folk, rhythmic African and well known pop songs spanning several decades. The common thread will be the wonderful harmonies. Most of the songs will be Gitika’s own arrangements.