Learn folk songs from Britain and beyond
I really value learning and practising folk songs in such a friendly environment and learning how to harmonise tunes.
I come away feeling great - it's wonderful to feel my voice soar in a supportive environment. Many of the other participants have become friends.
These popular sessions are suitable for adult singers over the age of 16 and for all abilities, without the pressure and commitment of public performance. All material is taught by ear.
Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Mondays at Cecil Sharp House, 7 - 9pm
The 2018/19 academic year runs from September 2018 to July 2019.
Summer Term: 29 Apr | 13, 20 May | 3, 17 June | 1, 15 July (7 week term)
Summer Term fee: £70 | £56 concessions*
The Summer term Monday Folk Choir Workshops will be led by Maz O'Connor.
Maz O'Connor is an English folk singer and songwriter described by The Guardian as 'one of folk's brightest young talents'. She has been performing since reaching the final of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2008, and her third album will be released in Autumn 2019. Alongside her performing and writing, Maz has been working as a music educator, with a particular interest in young people and elderly care. She has been a tutor with The EFDSS on several projects, a member of the Live Music Now scheme since 2014, and a regular tutor at The Hub Band at the Cambridge Folk Festival.
Refunds: all courses are non-refundable unless the course is cancelled by EFDSS.
*Concessions are available to people who are in full-time education; in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance; in receipt of Income-Based Benefit (such as Income Support, Housing or Council Tax Benefit, Working Tax Credit, Pension Credit).
Read more about Terms and Conditions for classes and courses run by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.