Japan Society Choral Workshop

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The Japan Society is delighted to present its first ever choral workshop – a chance for Japanese and anyone with an interest in Japan to meet and sing British and Japanese choral music in a relaxed environment. The workshop will be led by Jonathan Gregory, Director of the UK-Japan Choir and Orchestra and Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.

The event will be suitable for both beginners and more experienced singers. We will start with singing warm ups, including pitching and Japanese counting games, before tackling arrangements of traditional Japanese songs (written phonetically), and three-part British madrigals such as John Dowland’s Come Again, Sweet Love Doth Now Invite.

Preparation will not be necessary, but for anyone who does wish to practice prior to the workshop, music can be sent out on request by email shortly before the event.

£5 per head: all welcome
Booking deadline: Thursday 20 February

Date: 22 February 2015
Venue: Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley St, London W1K 2PA
Tel: 020 7828 6330
E-mail: events@japansociety.org.uk
Web: http://www.japansociety.org.uk/event/choral-workshop/
Organiser: The Japan Society

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