Singing in schools: free CPD opportunity

Posted by Suffolk County Music Service on 8 February 2018 | Comments

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Leading into Celebration 2018, Suffolk’s festival of schools’ music, Suffolk County Music Service and Snape Maltings are delighted to offer CPD sessions to all Suffolk school colleagues, including those not involved in Celebration.

Led by Aga Serugo Lugo, each CPD session will use the song A Falling Star to explore delivering singing opportunities and vocal techniques to pupils in school ensembles.

Where and when?

Wednesday 21 February 2018 from 4.30pm – 6.00pm

  • Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics, Blyford Rd, Lowestoft NR32 4PZ

Tuesday 27 February 2018 from 4.30pm – 6.00pm

  • Hartismere School, Castleton Way, Eye IP23 7BL

Wednesday 28 February 2018 from 4.30pm – 6.00pm

  • Suffolk One, Scrivener Dr, Ipswich IP8 3SU
A Falling Star

Aga Serugo Lugo is the composer of this Celebration 2018 Finale. He writes about the piece:

Allow “Falling star” to take you on an incredible journey of emancipation. Based on a Suffolk myth focused on an impromptu horse ride from Suffolk to London, “Falling Star” evokes the feelings of total liberation we experience when we sing. Our heroine rides, wind in her hair, with utter abandon through the lunar-light; and as she soars through that night sky her imagination takes her around the world: from the beguiling tones of China, through the tearing afrobeat of Uganda, from the carnival-loving samba sounds of Brazil, to the funky beats of the USA; all taking us right back to bonny old Albion, ending the piece with an ethereal chorale in Old English.

How to book

Please contact Karen Dickman (Producer, Learning & Inclusion, Snape Maltings) to book. Email Phone 01728 687152

About Celebration 2018

Celebration is the result of a long-standing partnership between Snape Maltings Learning & Inclusion and Suffolk County Music Service.

Schools from across Suffolk are given the opportunity to participate in this well-established event. Hosted by Snape Maltings at the world-famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Celebration encourages children (of all ages and stages in Suffolk L A maintained, Academies and Free schools) to enjoy and participate in music.

Join us from Monday 5 - Saturday 10 March 2018

This year Celebration will be taking place across six days from Monday 5 - Saturday 10 March, starting at 7pm. Come and see what it's all about! 

Tickets cost £8 (£4 for under 21s), available from Snape Maltings Box Office.

Download our flyer for more information or visit our webpage.

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