Secret Singers Course + Concert in Wexford Arts Centre

What is it: A course of singing and confidence building classes to perpare for a fully staged performance

Who is it for: Anyone who wants improve their singing & prepare for a performance

Class size: Max 10 people

Cost: €260 (Deposit €100) includes classes plus accompanist for rehearsals & concert

Class Dates: Thursdays 19th, 26th April, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 30th May

Class Time: 7.00 -9.30pm

Concert: 8pm 2nd June 5.30pm rehearsal (last class) beforehand at Wexford Arts Centre

This course will help you prepare to sing for friends and family so that you have more fun singing and experience fewer nerves. Includes preparing a solo song of your own and one group song. Warm ups, tips & techniques included each week.

Week 1: Warming up, Singing in tune, Breathing & Posture

Week 2: Picking songs that suit your range, Learning your Song

Week 3:Expressing the meaning of a song

Week 4: Finding your unique voice, Moving from low to high notes

Week 5: Expressing emotion, Connecting with the audience, Singing unaccompanied

Week 6: Using a microphone, Performance skills

Week 7: Developing confidence, dealing with nerves

Week 8: Class & Rehearsal (day of the concert – class starts at 5.30 approx)

Concert: Saturday March 3rd 8pm in Wexford Arts Centre

Facilitated by: Aideen Ni Riada, vocalist and Declan Cosgrove, pianist

Cost: €250 (contact Aideen on 089-9829914)

Non-refundable deposit required in advance to book, balance due on or before the 1st class.

“Aideen, you so helped me find my voice, I’m looking forward to putting my new skills to practice, thank you :)” – Tina Ralph

PHOTO: Des Kiely