"I love the African songs as they free you up to not think about the words. The harmonies and rhythms are wonderful. I like the way you teach us – very inclusive and friendly and we manage to achieve lots!" Participant on a previous African singing day
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Saturday 26 September 2020 10am to 4pm
Venue to be confirmed
Cost: £25 (full price); £20 (low income)
Booking opens in May 2020 on the Sing Winchester website.
A fabulous day of gospel singing for people of all faiths and none. No modern R&B or evangelical sing-alongs, but back to the earthy basics of purely vocal gospel harmony singing. Immerse yourself in the roots of the blues: southern gospel, Jubilee quartets, and spirituals from the slave plantations.
Chris teaches everything by ear (no need to read music). No previous experience needed – just bring yourself and have a go. Whether you've only ever sung in the shower, or you're already in a choir, there will be something here for everyone.
This will be Chris's eighth visit to Hursley. Each year has sold out, so make sure to book your place in plenty of time! Booking opens in May 2020.
Comments from 2019's Sing Africa day:
"Thank you so much for today. It is always a pleasure to sing but the uplifting African sounds were a salve to the soul!"
"I loved the day. Didn't really hit me until I listened to the recordings you sent through. Your talent and enthusiasm were amazing and hugely appreciated by me."
"I really enjoyed the workshop, it was a good pace, nice choice of accessible songs and I enjoyed your humour – nd lunch was good too!"