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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 […]

Migration Music reviews

After 2 amazing sell out performances at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre of our commissioned piece, Migration Music we are feeling extremely proud in the Sense of Sound camp. Here are a couple of the wonderful reviews that we received. “Click Liverpool” review Mark McNulty’s Rivercool blog

MIGRATION MUSIC

MIGRATION MUSIC It is buzzing in the Sense of Sound camp at the moment! Our current commission from Culture Liverpool is to create a dynamic new piece for  Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) 2014. It is a theatrical piece called Migration Music which mixes theatre and music in a collaboration between our extraordinary vocal ensemble, […]

Opera Singing Day with Anne Taft – Saturday 28th June

This is a gentle final reminder about this month’s Singing Day which focuses on Opera. It will be led by Anne Taft who trained at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the direction of Miss Noelle Barker OBE. Anne’s 30 year career as performer has included appearances as  ‘Susanna’ in ‘The Marriage of […]

GOSPEL AND OPERA SINGING DAYS

GOSPEL SINGING DAY:  Saturday 31st May Led by Tosin Akindele the Gospel Singing day takes place on Saturday 31st May  from 10am -4pm and will  cover the following: Brief history of gospel singing Introduction to Gospel harmonies. Vocal techniques and warm up exercises Group singing of Gospel songs Be prepared to have a joyful and […]