On Thursday and Friday last week, singer Nicola Wydenbach came to Snape for a two day residency to work on the benefits of singing for sufferers of Parkinson’s disease. She was joined by a wonderful group of health professionals, sufferers and their carers, who travelled across East Anglia to take part in two inspiring and humbling days of singing. Below are her thoughts from her time here:
Today over twenty [read more…]
The Fludde Choir sang beautifully and behaved wonderfully for both concerts. They were invited by Aldeburgh Voices to join them for a Christmas concert with music and readings both in Aldeburgh and in Lowestoft. Lots of glorious tinsel, sparkly headbands, and Hayden’s Christmas zipper bauble in addition to fun penguin warm-ups, led by the dynamic duo of Brooke and Chloe from the senior choir, made it really terrific. The children [read more…]
The Fludde Legacy Choir was born out of Aldeburgh Education’s amazing production of Benjamin Britten’s ‘Noye’s Fludde’ during last year’s Centenary. It is made up of the cast of Britten’s Children’s Opera, who come from primary and secondary schools across Lowestoft. They meet on a Wednesday during term time to sing. Here is a blog, written by Megan Peel, who has been directing them this term, about what they have [read more…]
Friday 28 November was an amazing day, the culmination of a year’s effort by children around the world in learning the new Friday Afternoons songs with performances in school halls, churches, and in one case the Norway Centre for Rock Music.
Here are some of the highlights of this year’s event:
Tom Service previewed the event in The Guardian calling it “a manifestly and undeniably Good Thing”
Queen’s College Preparatory School were [read more…]