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Create An A Cappella Piece In A Day at this year’s Chorus Festival in London

Friday 3 April 2015 Sense of Sound Create An A Cappella Piece In A Day Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall For ages 16+ An intensive day-long workshop to create a new a cappella choral piece – before a public performance. Drawing on a range of vocal techniques, jazz improvisation methods and harmonies that span […]

Liverpool International Jazz Festival: Jazz Singing Workshop led by Perri Alleyne-Hughes

Perri Alleyne-Hughes Jazz Singing Workshop – Sense of Sound (10am – 12.30pm) Admission: £10 (£7 concessions) advance registration required – see details below The land of Jazz is vast. Perri Alleyne-Hughes invites you to explore a little of that terrain with her, in a workshop on jazz-singing. A highly accomplished singer/songwriter, teacher and choral arranger, […]

Singing Days 2015

Saturday 31st January: Experience contemporary a cappella singing including soulful harmonies and vocal techniques. Led by Saphena Aziz and Perri Alleyne-Hughes Saphena and Perri are founder members of Sense of Sound and are both choral directors, vocal arrangers and creators of new work. Migration Music performed at The Everyman theatre for which Saphena was the […]

Sense of Sound (choir) is auditioning for male singers in February 2015.

Sense of Sound, Liverpool are holding auditions in February for male singers to join our choir.  We would partcularly like to find more  basses. It is desirable, although not essential that you can read music and are an experienced performer. Not everybody in our choir reads music but in order to satisfy our  increasing creative […]

Perri and Neil to perform at Linghams’ bookshop – Thursday 4th December

Artistic Director and Choir leader of Sense of Sound Singers, Perri Alleyne-Hughes will be joining  maestro guitarist, Neil Campbell in a performance tomorrow evening at Lingham’s book shop in Heswall on the Wirral. The event which is part of a poetry evening that Lingham’s hosts on the first Thursday of every month, will be a lovely […]

Up For Arts Community Choir’s Christmas concert – 10th December at The Bluecoat

Our shiny new Community Choir, Up for Arts Choir, led by Artistic Director, Sapehna Aziz marks its first birthday with this performance at The Bluecoat in Liverpool city centre. The 50 strong choir will sing songs from African traditional songs to contemporary ‘pop’ with a bit of Motown soul thrown in for good festive measure.  The […]

Up For Arts Community Choir to perform at World AIDS Day event for Sahir House

Our new community choir, Up For Arts, under the Musical Direction of Saphena Aziz is ddelighted to be performing at this year’s World AIDS Day event in support of local charity, Sahir House. The event will take place in St. George’s hall concert room and will include testimonies from people living with HIV, a vigil […]

Sunday November 30th: GOSPEL SINGING DAY led by Tosin Akindele at Studio 2 Parr Street

We are really thrilled that the amazing Gospel choir  leader, Tosin Akindele will be leading our final Singing Day of 2014. Back by popular demand Tosin will deliver a day of uplifting, joyous, celebratory singing for all abilities. Just bring yourself, your passion for singing and we will provide the rest. What better way to […]

Sense of Sound Singers to perform in Paco Peña’s Requiem for the Earth

Sense of Sound Singers is to be the featured choral ensemble in Paco Peña’s 4 date UK tour of  Requiem For TheEarth. Performing at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral on Thursday October 9th and Manchester Bridgewater Hall on Tuesday 14th October the choir will be conducted by Musical Director, Perri Alleyne-Hughes. Paco Peña is one of the […]

Fun Palace at The Everyman Theatre: 12pm-5pm Saturday October 4th

On Saturday 4th October, The Everyman theatre  will be transformed into a magical Fun Palace. It is part of a nationwide initiative to celebrate what would have been theatre director Joan Littlewood’s 100th Birthday. Littlewood’s enduring philosophy and ambition of what a Fun Palace should be – rebellious, playful and inclusive – suggests that the […]