Say Say Yes

Songs from the Black Lives Matter Commissioning Project
Workshop 1

18th February 2023 9.30am - 5pm
Paraparaumu Memorial Hall, 
Corner of Aorangi and Tutanekai Sts,
Paraparaumu
This venue is wheelchair accessible

The first in a series of workshops exploring new compositions for community choirs written by black composers from the UK and US.

You can read the 'story so far' about the BLM Commissioning Project, on my web page here. 

This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to explore anti-racism and cultural honouring through song. Everyone is welcome, whether you're a seasoned community choir singer or have never done anything like this before. The day's singing will be interspersed with video presentations about the songs and composers, and discussion groups reflecting our responses to the music.

Cost: $70
or $180 for all 3 workshops

Your registration costs include a financial contribution to the artists who’ve written these songs, and I’ll also be donating a portion of my income from this workshop to JustSpeak: www.justspeak.org.nz

Cost: $70
or $180 for all 3 workshops

Your registration costs include a financial contribution to the artists who’ve written these songs, and I’ll also be donating a portion of my income from this workshop to JustSpeak: www.justspeak.org.nz

Say Say Yes

Songs from the Black Lives Matter Commissioning Project
Workshop 2

1st April 2023 9.30am - 5pm
Roseneath Long Hall, 
13 Maida Vale Road, Roseneath, Wellington

Note: this venue is not wheelchair accessible

The second workshop in this series exploring new compositions for community choirs written by black composers from the UK and US.

Different songs will be taught from workshop 1. 

You can read the 'story so far' about the BLM Commissioning Project, on my web page here. 

This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to explore anti-racism and cultural honouring through song. Everyone is welcome, whether you're a seasoned community choir singer or have never done anything like this before. The day's singing will be interspersed with video presentations about the songs and composers, and discussion groups reflecting our responses to the music.

Say Say Yes

Songs from the Black Lives Matter Commissioning Project
Workshop 2

7th May 2023 9.30am - 5pm
Johnsonville, venue TBA

The third workshop in this series exploring new compositions for community choirs written by black composers from the UK and US.

You can read the 'story so far' about the BLM Commissioning Project, on my web page here. 

This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to explore anti-racism and cultural honouring through song. Everyone is welcome, whether you're a seasoned community choir singer or have never done anything like this before. The day's singing will be interspersed with video presentations about the songs and composers, and discussion groups reflecting our responses to the music.

Cost: $70
or $180 for all 3 workshops

Your registration costs include a financial contribution to the artists who’ve written these songs, and I’ll also be donating a portion of my income from this workshop to JustSpeak: www.justspeak.org.nz

 

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