about chris rowbury
Chris has 30 years' experience as a patient, charismatic teacher
with a relaxed style laced with plenty of humour. He will get you singing
in wonderful harmony in a matter of minutes!
He is based in the UK where he leads community choirs and regular singing workshops. He teaches harmony songs (without instruments or backing tracks) from a wide range of singing traditions (e.g. gospel, Eastern European, African).
Find out more about Chris:
- Read an interview on Total Choir Resources: Meet the Maestro
- See Chris in action with his Singing Safari workshop and performance at the Pink Singers' 30th Anniversary event
(jump to 2m in if you have a low attention span!)
- Read an interview with Chris on LeisureCourses.net: Course Talk – meet singing tutor Chris Rowbury
- Watch an interview with Elene Marsden in one of her weekly Google hangouts
Chris is a member of the
Natural Voice Practitioners' Network and shares their belief that:
"singing is everyone's birthright and we are committed to teaching styles that are accepting and inclusive of all, regardless of musical experience and ability".
All Chris's singing work is based on these principles. See what people say about Chris and his work.
Chris has worked all over the world as a teacher, director and performer. He has taught at the Royal Festival Hall in London, at several well-known UK drama schools, at music festivals and for major corporations. He runs regular world music singing groups and community choirs as well as working as a freelance workshop leader and performer.