Singing Retreat at Old Swinford Hospital with Hannah Brine (30th August to 2nd September 2018)
Love singing? Want to immerse yourself in wonderful surroundings and make music with a friendly and welcoming group of singers from all backgrounds? Then we would love for you to join Hannah Brine's Singing Retreat 2018 at Old Swinford Hospital, near Birmingham (www.oshsch.com) from the 30th August to 2nd September 2018.
"Hannah's singing retreat is like nothing you've ever experienced before! A compact, intense treat of beautiful songs and awesome people, in a setting close to nature with the inspiration of fresh air and countryside. It's an amazing way to re-set your soul and feel invigorated by learning wonderful music and singing together with special people"
What can you expect to do whilst on retreat?
Led by conductor Hannah Brine you will learn gorgeous songs in 3 and 4 (and sometimes more!) part harmony as well as meeting fun, like-minded people and indulging in fabulous food prepared by our in-house chef. Hannah will be joined by guest conductor Patrick Barrett for the weekend who will lead a workshop or two too. Music will range in style from traditional choral, to world, to folk, to pop there will be something for everyone.
Who is Hannah Brine?
Conductor Hannah runs choirs in London including the award winning Victoria Park Singers and Kensington Singers. She has also delivered choral workshops for organisations including the NHS, ITV, Channel 4, Selfridges and Rothschild. She is currently taking the Estill Certified Master Teacher course (CMT) and teaches at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She coached the choir for Gary Barlow's West end show - The Girls - performances at the 2016 Royal Variety Show and the 2017 Olivier Awards. This is her 7th year running retreats.
Will I fit in?
Hannah is keen to enable singers to achieve their potential and is very happy to welcome singers from all backgrounds, from complete beginners to the more seasoned. You don't need to be able to read music! This will be Hannah's eighth singing retreat.
The total price for the retreat is £450 for residential delegates, with a £150 non refundable deposit to secure your place with the final balance due by June 1st. These prices are based on a twin room sharing/double rooms - there will be an additional supplement of £30 for a single room.
We are also offering day delegate places (with all meals included but no accommodation) for £300, with a £100 non refundable deposit to secure your place with the final balance due by June 1st. This would be suitable either for local singers or singers who would prefer to stay in a hotel/B&B. Please contact us for a list of suggested B&Bs.
Food and Travel
We have an in-house chef who will cater to all dietary requirements. If you would like us to help coordinate travel for you please let us know.
For questions please contact Hannah on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous participants have said...
"The whole experience was just what I needed. It was so therapeutic and totally uplifting with such a great group" - Participant 2017
"The weekend is a great opportunity to work on your vocal technique, learn some great songs and sing your heart out, but it's also a chance to get away, meet a group of great supportive people and eat like royalty. An annual event that I wouldn't miss for the world." - Participant 2017
"The one thing this weekend has given me is confidence... I've embraced the whole experience. It's probably one of the very best things i've ever done" - Participant, 2016
"It's been energising, exciting - superb tuition and a really great crowd" - Participant, 2016
"I was a little anxious when i came but it's been absolutely amazing. I've really enjoyed the challenge and i've had a lovely time. I recommend it to everyone - give it a go" - Participant, 2016
"Retreat has changed my understanding of singing, improved me as a singer and has been great fun" - Participant 2016
1) Deposits are non-refundable.
2) The balance payment is due by June 1st 2018. After this point we will not be able to offer refunds.
If you are no longer able to attend the retreat, you must let us know in writing.
If you cancel your retreat place:
a) After June 1st you will be charged the full amount.
b) Between April 1st and June 1st you will be refunded half of the balance.
Note: We appreciate that wholly unforeseen events may result in cancellation. We therefore strongly advise you to take out insurance against irrecoverable cancellation costs.
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