CHOIR

WOOLPACK STUDIOS CHOIR POSTER May 2019
choir festival 2019Are you looking for a fun and informal choir that sing songs from 1950s to the present day? Have you ever wanted to gain confidence with your singing and learn how to sing in harmony? Then The Woolpack Studios Choir is for you!
No experience needed – just a love of good music and enthusiasm! We sing interesting and soulful versions of popular songs from the world of rock, pop and soul.
Artists whose songs we have covered in the past include: Nina Simone; Ultravox; Carole King; Lenny Kravitz; Erasure; The Beatles; Foo Fighters; Beach Boys; Erma Franklin; Primal Scream; Elbow; Stray Cats; Michael Jackson; Yazoo; Joe Cocker; Joni Mitchell and many more!
The choir is led by us, Richard and Jen, and we write the arrangements ourselves… have a listen below! Between us we have many years of experience in leading community music workshops, writing, arranging and performing music. We believe that music is for everyone to enjoy and that singing is excellent for the soul.
Contact richard@bighooha.co.uk or call 07956 205151 for more info – or just turn up!

REHEARSALS THIS TERM:

THURSDAYS 7:30pm-9:00pm 

MAY 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

JUNE 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

JULY 4th, 11th, 18th

 

PERFORMANCES:

JULY 18th at Woolpack Studios Summer Choir Festival timings TBC

£6.50 per week pay as you go – please bring exact money with you where possible

OR

£66 for whole term payment upfront (£6 per week)


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Woolpack Studios, account number 32322697, sort code 05 06 61

MAY-JULY 2019

THE TIDE IS HIGH

CHASING RAINBOWS practice tracks

ALL PARTS

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2

LEAD

LOW WITH LEAD

DEAR PRUDENCE practice tracks

ALL PARTS A CAPPELLA

HARMONY 1 (SPLIT SECTION)

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2 (SPLIT SECTION TO BAR 31)

HARMONY 2

LEAD

LOW

JANUARY – APRIL 2019

YOU’RE GOOD FOR ME practice tracks

Please note that there are a few bars where the audio recording differs from the score for Harmony 2 due to editing out unisons during transcribing- bars 24-25, 39-40, 60-61, 73-74- the score is correct

ALL PARTS

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2

LEAD

I GOT YOU BABE practice tracks

ALL PARTS A CAPPELLA

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2

LEAD LOW

LEAD W

CYNDI LAUPER – Time After Time (3 part harmony a cappella)

ALL

HIGH

MID

LOW

ARCHIVE

ARETHA FRANKLIN and GEORGE MICHAEL – I Knew You Were Waiting For Me (4+5 part harmony a cappella)

ALL PARTS

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2

LEAD MEN (Low)

LEAD WOMEN

JONI MITCHELL – River (4 part harmony a cappella arr. Jennifer Pugh)

ALL PARTS

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2

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BRAIN DAMAGE / ECLIPSE – Pink Floyd (arr. Richard Sabey)

Please note that this song will be performed with our Rock Orchestra

ALL PARTS

HARMONY 1

HARMONY 2

HARMONY 3

LEAD

O HOLY NIGHT (arr. Jennifer Pugh)

ALL

LEAD

HARMONY 2

HARMONY 1