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Let’s Get Singing - a toolkit for group singing & choral practice

The Association of Irish Choirs & Music Generation, in association with the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, presents:

Let’s Get Singing!

A toolkit for group singing & choral practice

University of Limerick 23rd & 24th July 2012

Led by Choral Music Education Practitioner Anne Barry along with a specialist faculty, this practical two-day course is open to anyone currently working, or interested in working, with children’s and youth choirs in a range of teaching and learning environments. Come along to this ‘hands-on’ participatory course which will provide a practical toolkit of supports and resources including:

  • Warm-ups and work-outs for young voices
  • Approaches to teaching and learning in choral music education
  • Introduction to a range of repertoire and resources
  • Score preparation
  • Conducting
  • Approaches to commissioning
  • Establishing your choral programme

Course Timetable: Monday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm / Tuesday 9.30 am – 6.30 pm

Developed in response to the growth in group singing across the country, this stimulating two-day course will kick-start what is intended to be a long-term initiative, aimed at:

  • providing ongoing high-quality continuing professional development in choral music education
  • building a professional development network for vocal ensemble leaders working with young voices
  • resourcing local, regional and national networks for children’s and youth choirs.

Fee:€150 per participant (excluding accommodation and evening meal – details of campus and/or other accommodation options will be available shortly).

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To book:download an application form on or contact the Association of Irish Choirs, University Concert Hall, Foundation Building, University of Limerick, Ireland. Tel: +353-61-234823 Email:

Early booking advised - limited availability!