Tag Archives: a cappella

The Naked Choir on BBC2

For those enjoying Gareth Malone’s antics on BBC2 with a cappella groups, take a look at this – my advice on where to start when choosing songs for your group. Huge thanks to the Voice Festival UK for allowing me … Continue reading

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A Cappella Arranging Award

I’m very proud and bashful to post the video of my Musicals Medley which, performed by In the Smoke, took the Outstanding Arrangement Award at this year’s Voice Festival UK Community Competition.  Check it out below, and if you want to … Continue reading

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AWARDS!

In the Smoke are Voice Festival UK Community Champions 2015! I also took the Outstanding Arrangement Award for my 11-minute Medley of Musicals songs – you can’t get more aca-tastic than that!

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Singing Workshop #2

Second was in February with the JuditSingers – a lovely day in a beautiful village outside Northampton. We did some brain-bending exercises on intervals and rhythm, and then worked collaboratively to build a piece of music from different layered melodies … Continue reading

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Singing Workshop #1

January and February 2015 – 2 great, and very different workshops Here I am at The Voice Festival UK’s Take the Stage – featuring groups of students from St George’s Catholic School in Kilburn, Glyn School in Surrey and William Ellis … Continue reading

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Free A Cappella Arrangements!

MDH is working on a series of simple a cappella arrangements, designed for new groups, but potentially useful for more experienced groups that need something to quickly fill out a set list. All are available on request at resources@thevoicefestival.co.uk. Check … Continue reading

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