This is your chance to join a choir who’ve performed across the UK and collaborated with the likes of Imogen Heap, Mark Ronson and Sam Lee on his award-winning track ‘Lovely Molly’. Now entering their 8th year, the choir’s repertoire is dynamic and diverse, bringing energy and joy to every performance they give.
What will I get from taking part?
> Learn about your voice as an instrument and how to take care of it while you sing
> Pick up some tips and techniques on getting the most out of your voice
> Meet and sing with other singers and experience what it’s like singing as part of a large group
> Hear and work on some very interesting and fun pieces of vocal music
> Perform with the Roundhouse Choir on various occasions yet to be announced
Who will be teaching the project?
Osnat Schmool – Choir Director
Osnat is a composer/lyricist, harmony maker, choral leader, performer and co-founder of Filament Theatre Company. She has written and co-created several shows for theatre and opera. She has also conducted choirs in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Goldsmiths College London, Big Feastival Festival and in June 2016 at the Royal Festival Hall for Guy Garvey’s Meltdown Festival
Rathi Kumar – Assistant Choir Director
Rathi’s passion for choral music goes back to when she was 14 years old and stumbled upon a group of singers singing a cappella at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. Rathi joined the Roundhouse Choir as Assistant Director in 2009. Rathi has a BA in Music from the University of Alberta. Before moving to London from Edmonton, Canada she sang with Kokopelli for 10 years, as well as in a vocal jazz ensemble and was a section leader of a choir for adults and children with disabilities.
David Cumming – Assistant Tutor
David is a professional writer-performer and Director of Kill the Beast theatre company. David has been with the Roundhouse Choir for 4 years, initially joining as a singer before progressing to become Assistant Tutor
Do I need any particular skills or experience to take part?
Experience in singing and performing required, but no formal training necessary. Musical literacy is useful but not essential
Is there anything I need to bring or wear?
No equipment needed but make sure you wear comfy clothing!
Are bursaries available?
Yes – if you need help to pay for things like project fees, transport or childcare find out how you can get support.