A CONTEMPORARY COMMUNITY CHOIR IN FALMOUTH meeting on monday evenings
FAlmouth rugby club
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, who is able to use his guitar to build songs and sounds using loop pedals.
Cost is £6 (students £4) 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 (2020),The Last Train To Budapest Soundtrack (2009) and The Methusaleh Paradox (2015) which featured in promotional material for the book of the same name and was used in the 2015 film 'Peculiar Joy'.
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 in the projects he is involved with. He plays in a number of bands, most recently Innereyefull and Nouveaux Breaks as well as solo under the name Colour. Giles has been involved in Music Education since 2009 when he started as a private guitar tutor and has grown his guitar tuition into musicianship sessions for all ages and abilities.
Working as a Music Leader for Cymaz Music, Giles developed the YEP (Youth Ensemble Project) in which he uses his expertise to collaborate with and mentor young musicians in Cornwall. As part of his work with Cymaz Music he has received valuable training and gained years of experience in a variety of projects and settings. This has given him a unique and wide ranging skill set.
For more information on Giles Woolley please visit his website : www.gproductionsmusic.co.uk
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