“Clara is a brilliant choir leader and manages to get everyone making a great sound even though few of us consider ourselves to be good singers! We are relaxed and informal and there is a lot of fun and laughter.” Jane, Bratton Sings
I run three community choirs; two called Clarity Choir and one called Bratton Sings. I lead all my choirs and singing workshops using the principles of the Natural Voice Network. I was trained using this method by experienced choir leader Candy Verney. They are open-access, a cappella choirs that are as much about the social and community aspect as they are the singing.
Natural Voice principles
In the choirs and singing workshops that I lead, I always:
Thank you to everyone who supported Clarity Choir at their recent performances.
In 2018: Afternoon Sing at Alzheimer’s Society care home in Midsomer Norton (Feb), Party in the City, in St Swithin’s Bath (May), Alzheimer’s Support family fun day in Trowbridge (July), Sing for Water West in Bristol (July), Tune@Noon - Christmas Special with Bratton Silver Band at Wiltshire Rural Music (5 Dec), BoA Christmas Tree Festival (8 Dec), Winter Celebration Concert with White Doves Peace Choir at Wesley Road Methodist Church (12 Dec), which raised over £200 for Alzheimer’s Support and Musicians Without Borders.
In 2017: Bath Artisan Market (14 May), Party in the City, Bath Festival (19 May), Alzheimer's Support Family Fun Day, Trowbridge (8 July), Christmas Tree Festival, Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon (Saturday 9 December), Singing at The Cafe, Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath (Tuesday 12 December) and Tune@Noon Christmas Special at Wiltshire Rural Music, Trowbridge (Wednesday 13 December). In 2018: Musical Gift Day at Wesley Rd Methodist Church, Trowbridge (Saturday 12 May), Party in the City, Bath Festival at St Swithin's Church (Friday 18 May), Alzheimer’s Support Family a Fun Day, Trowbridge Park (Saturday 7 July) and the fantastic Sing for Water West in aid of WaterAid at The Passenger Shed, Bristol (Sunday 15 July).