Like the autumn, the winter arrived more or less overnight. We felt it blow in off the North Sea and felt the chill settle on us. The autumn light has been very beautiful and our winter sky here on the east coast never fails to lift the spirit, even as darkness intensifies. A highlight ofContinue reading “Winter Comes”
One of the most exciting and challenging aspects of the project was the commissioning of brand new music for the Great Grimsby Community Choir.
Beautiful May, full of words and music.
Singing together is proven to improve mood and a sense of well-being and in this inclusive, friendly workshop we aim to ensure everyone leaves smiling and uplifted.
La Luna events give a platform to emerging voices and to young people who might otherwise feel they are not heard. There’s a sense of democracy but also of high quality work being produced.
November was a month and a half in terms of what I managed to do, not single-handedly of course, there are lots of people who deserve thanks, bottles of wine and much more besides.
It’s a delight to announce the new beginning for the Great Grimsby Community Choir. We will be Singing for Life every Monday evening in our new base, St Mark’s Church, Laceby Road and we are already preparing for our first public performance of this exciting and busy term. Our inclusive choir is open to anyone overContinue reading “Great Grimsby Community Choir, Singing For Life”
After a turbulent and painful summer here’s hoping that the autumn brings some peace, calm and gentleness for all souls on this great blue planet.
This week sees the official release of A Fish Tale – A Story and Song for Children. This is the little sister project to the major A Fish Tale Jazz and Poetry tour. This work has been undertaken in partnership with Gill Wilde at Grimsby Jazz and Sue Baker at the NEL Music Hub. This Spring the creative team has delivered sixteen workshops for primary school children in NE Lincs.
There is nothing like a good sing. All singers know this. They know that singing either solo or with others has enormous benefits. Thanks are due to Gareth Malone, whose popularising of the joys of choral singing has led to a remarkable renaissance in the UK and elsewhere of community choirs. Having started a communityContinue reading “Singing for Life: the joy of singing!”