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Brighter Sound presents Sing City, our songwriting and vocal collective for 13-18’s.

Broaden skills, collaborate and perform with Sing City this spring 2016. Learn to sing and harmonise, develop vocal skills, share ideas, write new music and of course make new friends. Our free Sing City sessions continue to build, develop and nourish the talent of young people by incorporating regular performance opportunities, guest masterclasses and special workshops into our programme.

Sessions are led by a team of expert vocalists and music educators who all work professionally in the music industry. This fantastic team includes Sara Lowes (solo artist and composer), Yvonne Shelton (Gloria Estefan, Simply Red, George Michael), Liam Frost (solo artist and with Tokolosh band), as well as a number of guest musicians. Past guests have included psych-pop quintet Blossoms, British indie stars Field Music and Futurehead’s frontman Barry Hyde. This term Sing City welcomes award-winning folk fusion quintet Project Jam Sandwich and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Josephine.

At the end of every month, there is a Sing City Live under 18’s performance night giving young musicians the opportunity to perform live on stage at one of Manchester’s best live music venues, Band on the Wall.

Open to 13-18’s. Drop-in sessions, free, no booking required.

More info: 0161 830 3899 | sara@brightersound.com

 

Full Sing City Spring Programme

January: Project Jam Sandwich

Weds 13 and 20 Jan, 6-8pm: Project Jam Sandwich workshops

Weds 27 Jan, 7-9pm: Sing City Live with Project Jam Sandwich

February: Young Composers

Weds 3 and 10 Feb, 6-8pm: Sing City session

Weds 24 Feb, 6-8pm: Young Composers Workshop (Open to 13-25’s)

March: A Tale of Two Cities

Weds 2 Mar, 6-8pm: Sing City session

Weds 9 Mar and 16 Mar, 6-8pm: A Tale of Two Cities

Weds 23 Mar, 6-8pm: Film and Music masterclass with special guest Josephine (Open to 13-25’s)

Weds 30 Mar, 7-9pm: Sing City Live with Wildflowers: A Tale of Two Cities