Opportunity: Vocal Futures for 16-22 year olds

Here is our first promotion of an opportunity for young people passionate about the arts in London! This is the format all subsequent posts in this category will follow so if you’re sending us info on your projects, follow this outline.

This is a great project, the brainchild of the inspiring force of nature that is Suzi Digby OBE. A real opportunity to make yourselves heard about classical music and find out more about this incredibly diverse industry. Yes we said diverse. We promise. And there are loads of free concert tickets for participants… You don’t need to tell us twice!

Project Name: Vocal Futures – Get the Passion!

Company/Organisation Name: Vocal Futures, registered charity, founder Suzi Digby OBE

For Age Group: 16-22 years old

Art Form: Classical Music; Arts Careers across the industry

Level of Experience Required: None, suitable for all

Project Description/Aims: 

Vocal Futures is a new charity working to get 16-22 year olds excited about classical music and into the concert hall as audience members and lifelong fans. We have an amazing opportunity to get access to free concert tickets and goodies, while participating in world class innovative research and spending time with top professional musicians, singers, set designers, technicians, conductors, directors and classical music movers and shakers! Come and join in this new experiment, enjoy some of the world’s most beautiful music, and be part of history!

Project Dates/Content:

On 1320 or 26 November, 10.30-5.30, we are running day long events in central london locations to induct you into our production of Bach’s Matthew Passion. You’ll hear from top experts:

– Suzi Digby OBE (Last Choir Standing, Voce, Voices Foundation), Founder, Conductor, Music Director and Visionary! 

– Incredible Musicians from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment 

– World class Vocal Soloists and Chorus members 

– Technicians, stage managers, set designers, production professionals

28, 29 or 30th November – The concert 

You get a FREE (usual price £28)  ticket to come and be amazed by this new site specific production of Bach’s Matthew Passion in a warehouse in the University of Westminister! Directed by Patrick Kinmonth, conducted by Suzi Digby, featuring Sir Willard White and a fabulous cast, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a Virtual Choir! The event of the season – not to be missed! 

Venue: 

Workshops held at central London locations tbc.

Concert at Ambika P3 in University of Westminster on Marylebone Road opposite Baker St Station.

Cost to Participants: FREE! We only ask for your commitment.

How to sign up/apply: No application necessary. Email sarah@vocalfutures.org for a registration form.

Deadline: 10 November

Website: http://www.vocalfutures.org

Twitter: @vocalfutures

Facebook: Vocal Futures