I am in the process of setting up a new day-time class, in Clitheroe. I was thinking that we should get even more people involved in Sing For Water (see other posts) and a new venue and time might be a good way of doing that. It will still be an open access Secret Singers class but we will start with the songs for the Sing for Water event. I am currently looking for a suitable room and the class will hopefully be on a Wednesday or Thursday morning 10.30am …

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Over Easter I am going on tour with a Ladies choir from Biggleswade, The Amici Singers. The tour is to Pennsylvania and Maryland, USA for 10 days and I am very excited about it! This will mean that unfortunately, there will be no Secret Singers classes from Thursday 22nd April – Monday 1st May inclusive. So have a lovely break and I will see you on my return.

I would like to say a big thank-you to everyone who has taken the time to complete a feedback form for me. It is really helpful to know what you think. If you would still like to send in a form that would be great. Thankfully the results are positive so far with lots of lovely comments about the classes, the teaching, the venues and the songs. Some people were wanting some more well known modern songs and I am on the lookout for unaccompanied arrangements that are within the …

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We are having to make a change at the Secret singers group held at Burwain Sailing Club. The committee have asked if they can reclaim the clubhouse for their monthly meeting on the first Monday of the month. They have tried moving to a Tuesday but changing the long held tradition of monthly Monday meeting has proved very difficult. As I don’t have another evening available to move the class to, we have decided to skip the class on committee meeting day and all members are invited to join either …

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Last Sunday (6th March) I went to Manchester with Hazel and Maureen from the Nelson Secret singers group. We attended the first of the song learning workshops for the Sing for Water North event. We had a very uplifting day learning the 6 songs and were heartened by the fact that the £15 we each paid will provide clean safe water for 1 person for a year! So we have done something very positive already. I now have the music and the sound files for all the songs and we …

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