Secret Singers Course + Concert in Wexford Arts Centre

This course has been going from strength to strength, with the concert recently featured in Ireland’s Own with a charming write up and last year on RTE Nationwide. The course is suitable for any improver singer and it’s a fun, social, supportive group in which to build confidence and improve your singing. This next couse runs on Thursdays from 8pm – 10.30pm. All are welcome. Please get in touch if you would like to book your place and see further details below.
PS: A goup singing class will run over 6 weeks on Mondays which is suitable for beginner singers.

What is it: A course of singing and confidence building classes to prepare for a fully staged performance (more details below)

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

Class size: Max 10 people
Cost: €260 (Deposit €100) includes classes plus accompanist for rehearsals & concert
Class Dates: Thursdays in Rocklands 12th, 19th, 26th April, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, then Wednesday 30th May rehearsal in Wexford Arts Centre
Class Time: 8.00 -10.30pm
Concert: Friday 1st June 8pm 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 for a professional fully staged concert. Warm ups, tips & techniques included each week.

Course includes: 8 classes of 2 and half hours per class; teas & coffees at each class; experienced, qualified singing instructor; professional accompaniment for two rehearsals; a full staged concert with professional accompaniment, lighting and sound management.  ALSO included: Video of your performance for your own use; discounted rates on private lessons during the course

As featured on RTE Nationwide, Ireland’s Own, Farmer’s Journal and Irish Independent

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

Concert: Friday 1st June 8pm in Wexford Arts Centre

Facilitated by: Aideen Ni Riada, experienced vocalist & teacher and Declan Cosgrove, accompanist & professional musician

Cost: €260 (contact Aideen on 089-9829914)

Non-refundable deposit of €100 is 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
“The singing with confidence course with Aideen was great number one for breathing techniques which I really need help with and secondly for your confidence to be able to get up and do what you’ve always wanted to do and sing a song with confidence. I found the course brilliant.” Aine O’Grady
“I never thought I could ever sing but with the confidence I gained in the last few weeks, I even sang at a concert!” Pat Sudsworth
PHOTO: Des Kiely

NON ATTENDANCE & CANCELLATIONS If for any reason you can no longer attend the course, please let us know. Sadly no refunds are available once a place is booked but with adequate notice you may be able to transfer onto a future course instead. Please just get in touch to see what’s possible. Cancellations must be made and received in writing. Please note, full attendance is advised, if you do not attend the course or part thereof without notice then the full course fee remains payable and no transfers onto other courses can be arranged at that late stage.
UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES Should unforeseen circumstances ever force us to have to cancel a course, we would give you as much notice as possible and offer either a free transfer to another course date or a full refund of fees paid.