Get singing!

Essex Music Service offers a range of singing opportunities out of school for young people across a wide range of genres!

Have you had some experience or are just excited to get involved?

Come and sing at one or more of our exciting new singing opportunities. Our singing programme is aimed at anyone from 7 to 18 years old, and we have opportunities for everyone!

What’s on offer?

We’ve spent time with our young people as part of our Youth Voice consultations, and created a programme in line with what our young people want:

November 2023: Vocal Workshop with leading vocalist and performer Randolph Matthews

Watch the video above to see Randolph in action practising his beat-boxing!

  • What is it?¬†Workshop focusing on a range of popular genres, as well as vocal technique, singing in parts with others, and meeting other young singers.
  • Who is it for?¬†An open workshop for anyone from Year 3 to 13 (we will split into age appropriate groups)
  • When is it?¬†Sunday 26 November 2023,¬†10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Where is it? Chelmsford
  • How much is it?¬†¬£25.00
  • How do I register? Click here

February 2024: Vocal Workshop with leading vocalist and performer Randolph Matthews

  • What is it?¬†Workshop focusing on a range of popular genres, as well as vocal technique, singing in parts with others, and meeting other young singers.
  • Who is it for?¬†An open workshop for anyone from Year 3 to 13 (we will split into age appropriate groups)
  • When is it? Sunday 25 February 2024,¬†10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Where is it? Chelmsford
  • How much is it?¬†¬£25.00
  • How do I register? Click here

Summer 2024: Music Theatre Residential

  • What is it?¬†A two-day course of music theatre singing
  • Who is it for?¬†An open workshop for anyone from Year 3 to 13 (we will split into age appropriate groups)
  • When is it? Date TBC – during the Summer Holiday 2024
  • Where is it? Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford (click here for the location)
  • How much is it?¬†¬£50.00
  • How do I register? Click here

What have the singers done so far?

October 2023: Vocal Workshop with leading vocal specialist Charles MacDougall

Watch the video above to see Charles in action leading an online vocal workshop

  • What wasit?¬†This workshop focuses on vocal health, vocal technique, singing in parts with others, and meeting other young singers.
  • Who was it for?¬†An open workshop aimed at¬†students in Year 6 and above who can read music and can hold a tune.
  • When was it? Sunday 8 October 2023,¬†10.00am to 4.00pm
Young singers
Contact Beverley Heard (Music Ensembles Lead Officer)
Phone 0333 013 8953
Email musichub@essex.gov.uk
Location county hall
Chelmsford
UK
Instruments Vocal Group
Voice
Genre Mixed
Vocal
Level Intermediate, Advanced