Our choir is back in falmouth & Truro! it's pay as you go so just turn up on the night. new members welcome. we also offer an online membership (streaming live sessions) here: www.patreon.com/singchoir
A CONTEMPORARY COMMUNITY CHOIR IN FALMOUTH meeting on monday evenings
The Dracaena Centre
A CONTEMPORARY COMMUNITY CHOIR IN truro on thursdays at the
old bakery studios, malpas rd.
Sing Falmouth and Sing Truro are vibrant new choirs in Cornwall, using unique musical arrangements of pop, soul, folk, rock and everything in between. The choirs are open to all ages over 13 and no experience is necessary. There are no auditions and no need to read music. Music Directors Matthew Thomason and Giles Woolley have years of experience working with community choirs, live performance, composition, and arrangement. Sing Choirs offer singers the unique opportunity to sing with live music provided by Giles.
Cost is £7 (students £5) per session.
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After completing his musical training at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Matthew Thomason spent some years performing across the country as a solo artist and songwriter. This was followed by several years travelling the world, where whilst teaching in China he first began working with choral groups. Upon his return to the UK in 2012, Matthew founded the Alsager Community Choir and began teaching private lessons. Matthew also established a choir for adults with learning disabilities. In 2015 he completed his BAST Vocal Teacher training and Intermediate Conducting with Sing For Pleasure.
In 2016 Matthew relocated to Cornwall to take up the position of Music Project Leader for WILD Young Parents Project, a charity which helps to empower young vulnerable families across Cornwall. Matthew is also currently leading the Kana! - Choirs in the Workplace for Cymaz Music.
Matthews composition works include: Long Way Back (2021), A Short Film About Ice (2021), Behind The Postcard (2021) The Last Train To Budapest Soundtrack (2009).
For more information on Matthew please visit his website here: www.matthewthomasonmusic.co.uk
Giles Woolley has been performing since 2005. An accomplished guitarist, he also plays many other instruments. Having performed in a number of bands, duos and solo under the name Colour (Original release coming out in late 2021), Giles now prefers the studio. He is a music producer, most notably for the Fisherman's Friends and Loveridge as well as for other brilliant local acts.
Giles has been involved in Music Education since 2009. He started as a private guitar tutor and has grown his guitar tuition into musicianship sessions for all ages and abilities. He works with young people who have been excluded from mainstream education and for Primary Schools.
Giles developed the YEP (Youth Ensemble Project) in which he uses his expertise to collaborate with and mentor young musicians in Cornwall. This saw over 30 young musicians come through the project. A high percentage of these amazingly talented young people have gone ahead to work in the music industry.
Giles is also a trained mindfulness teacher as well as being a trauma informed well-being practitioner in his schools.
For more information on Giles Woolley and his current work please visit his website : www.bekindinmind.com
New Sing Choir Merchandise!!
We are delighted to release our first piece of Sing Choir merchandise! Chilly's water bottles are famous for their high quality manufacture and they can store both hot water and cold water - perfect for when you are singing at one of our sessions. Now available for £18 with FREE P&P!
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