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"..a safe, friendly, relaxed atmosphere with lots of information in understandable form and always with an element of fun, have felt a real improvement in my vocal confidence." Voice Club member 2016

Voice Club - Singing Technique Studio in North London
                             ...for choir members, casual singers, soloists and absolute beginners! 

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Voice Club runs a full range of  singing classes from  group courses to private sessions for adult beginners to advanced.


Practical singing technique, with relaxing, holistic elements combine to help you increase your range, control and confidence.

About Voice Club  more

Sports players develop their physical fitness and wellbeing alongside their sport.

Singers - and those who want to start singing - also benefit from vocal  technique development, relaxation and practice alongside their choir/solo/casual (or shower!) singing!

Maybe you don't  have time, confidence or budget for one-to-one singing lessons, or  you want a  regular vocal warm-up in a friendly group -  or maybe you want to conquer your vocal fears or anxieties for the first time!

Join a Voice Club!

Assisted by a few, selected facilitators,  Heather Maîr delivers Voice Club  group courses and sessions that are light-hearted, instructive, friendly and non competitive. Very chilled!

There are regular courses, groups and one-day workshops to kick-start your singing confidence.

Some Voice Club members sing in local and regional choirs, some are soloists, others enjoy casual karaoke and some are beginning to find voices they never thought they had!
Join us this September to free your voice and prepare for the Festive Season!
Course listing below

"...Your love of singing is infectious!"  Voice Club member 2016
  • Do you think you "Can't Sing?"
  • Have you ever thought you'd like to sing but didn't know where to start?
  • Do you worry about your ability to sing or feel anxious about being heard?
  • Would you like to be able to control your voice?
  • Could you benefit from regular relaxation and breathing exercises?
  • Are you too shy or embarrassed to sing?
This friendly group is a great place to begin!
  • Calm your nerves with breathing, visualisation and relaxation exercises. 
  • Explore core principles and techniques of natural voice production. 
  • Small, friendly, supportive group. 
Wednesday September 13th 
10am to 11.20am

6 Week Course
Crouch End Picturehouse
more about adult beginners
Grab your morning coffee and warm up your voice for the weekend!
All levels welcome at this fun and friendly Friday morning group in a beautiful space.
In this informal weekly  session we practice thorough vocal warm-ups and exercises together,  followed by  songs  in unison and parts.
We cover many styles from folk, classical, musical theatre and sea shanties
All levels welcome - Join us!
Next term starts Friday September 15th
10am -11.45am
Great Northern Railway Tavern N8
more about Friday mornings
Weekly voice training, ensemble singing  (with a termly showcase!)
 
Tuesday evening group is a friendly, fun and creative, mixed ability Voice Club ensemble class.
Running termly,  held in the beautiful, acoustic space of Holy Innocents Church.

Technique training, relaxation and voice-freeing practice, breath work, and vocal development exercises form the first half of the session, followed by group singing of songs in harmony and unison.

Every term we sing for an invited audience, with opportunities for group and solo performing.

Develop vocal confidence and sing eclectic repertoire in good company.
 
Term starts Tuesday September 13th
19.45-21.30

Holy Innocents' Church
more about Tuesday evening singers
Come along to a friendly, introductory singing workshop day
Combine accessible, practical singing technique with a holistic element, calm your nerves and overcome fears!

Day workshops for adult beginners and those looking to improve and develop a relaxed singing technique.
Contact us for dates and locations
more about workshops
With over 20 years experience working with adults of all ages and standards, I specialise in nurturing those with confidence  or tension issues - including people convinced they "can't" sing! 

Learning vocal technique one to one you will be able to:-
  • Explore and develop your own voice at your own pace 
  • Learn breathing, projection, increase your range and improve tone quality. 
  • Experience individually-tailored training and coaching at an appropriate level 
  • Work on a wide variety of genre, repertoire and styles. 
  • Lessons are extremely relaxed and informal (and fun) 
more about private lessons
Voice Club is led by Heather Maîr Thomas ftcl, Ltcl, dipTcl (Trinity/Guildhall), a professionally trained classical/operatic soprano and crossover artist, blending her Bel Canto training with Cornish/folk and jazz roots.
Combining 40 years of performing experience with over 20 years teaching, therapeutic training and life coaching qualifications, Heather has developed practical yet informal, accessible singing technique training programmes, with therapeutic benefits,  to facilitate those with vocal anxiety.
Her work in this field appears on TV, Radio and media.  

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Please note - these are not casual  "drop-in" classes. unless by arrangement. See websitefor details
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Feeling Shy?      Still time to join          
Voice Club
Gentle Introduction to Singing Technique Course 
for adult beginners
at Crouch End Picturehouse, London N8

Starting Wednesday 21st June
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Gentle, introductory course for adult beginners (anxious people welcome!)

5 x week Intro to Singing Technique Course. Starting Tomorrow!
  • Sessions are relaxed, instructive and encouraging.  
  • Groups are  small and friendly
  • Lovely Venue 

Course dates:- 
Wednesday June 21st - July 19th

All the details are below. Enrolling now via the website.
I hope to see you soon.
Heather Maîr Thomas  Ftcl, Ltcl, DipTcl
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"...Your love of singing is infectious!"  Voice Club member 2016
        
     Adult Beginners 
Wednesday 10am - 11.20am
Introduction to Singing Technique
anxious people welcome!
  • Have you ever thought you'd like to sing but didn't know where to begin?
  • Do you worry about your ability to sing or feel anxious?
  • Do you feel like your voice has a mind of its own?
  • Would you like to be able to control your voice?
This friendly group is a great place to start!
Learn singing technique through breathing, relaxation and practical exercises.

Particularly suitable for beginners, anxious singers and those new to singing technique. 
Week by week you will learn a series of vocal exercises to develop your range, control, stamina and confidence, with the focus on creativity, relaxation and fun,  in a friendly, supportive group. Nobody will have to sing alone.
  • Goal-Setting
  • Singing Technique
  • Breath Control
  • Relaxation
  • Range
  • Phrasing
  • Tone
  • Introduction to harmonising.
  • Songs in all styles
  • Lose bad vocal habits!
  • Friendly, fun, supportive group
The emphasis is on  learning technique through exercises. 
There will be an element of group songs in a variety of styles to put the learning into context.

Suitable for adult beginners,  anxious singers or singers wanting to learn technique.
(Beginners & shy people made particularly welcome!)
Fee: £120
Enrol Now
Booking/full payment must be made in advance to guarantee a place.

Group numbers are kept strictly limited.
Please note - these are not casual  "drop-in" classes.
Course content is planned to suit members
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Newsletter June 2017
"...Thank for an inspiring, heartening and frankly life-transforming term!" Voice Club member 2017
Dear Singers (and future singers!)

The Voice Club is enrolling now Singing courses for adults of all standards and styles, based  in Crouch End, London. 

Techniques to support your singing in your choir or shower!

June/July courses enrolling now in N8
  • 5 week beginners      NEW Relax and Sing!      - Crouch End Picturehouse 
  • 6 week mixed -                   Voice Club Singers - Holy Innocents Church 
  • 6 Week returners                Weekly Warm up     - Great Northern Railway Tavern
Friendly, informal groups combining accessible, practical singing technique with a holistic element, aiming to relax, calm nerves and overcome fears!
... from anxious non-singers  to experienced choristers/soloists.

Voice Club takes the stage at the Southbank Chorus Festival in July -
all members are invited to sing with us!

There is also a Friends & family session at the end of term.

See below for course details. I hope you will be able to join us!
Best wishes

    Heather Maîr Thomas 


"...Your love of singing is infectious!"  Voice Club member 2016
Crouch End Picturehouse Cinema                                  Beginners' course
 
   Relax and Sing 
simplified technique for adult beginners
Wednesday 10am to 11.20am                5 weeks from June 21st

Anxious, shy and nervous people very welcome!
  • Would you like to sing but don't know where to start?
  • Do you have emotional issues around your voice?
  • Do you worry about your ability to sing or feel anxious about being heard?
  • Would you like to be able to control your voice?
  • Could you benefit from regular relaxation and breathing exercises?
  • Are you too shy to sing or fear embarrassment?
This friendly group is a great place to begin!
Heather has 25 years experience working with non-singers, and has developed therapeutic methods to nurture confidence and singing technique through breathing, relaxation and practical exercises.

Suitable for beginners, anxious singers and those new to singing technique. 

Week by week you will learn a series of vocal exercises to develop your range, control, stamina and confidence, with the focus on creativity, relaxation and fun,  in a friendly, supportive group.
Nobody will have to sing alone.

Crouch End Picturehouse Cinema (Community studio)
Great coffee!              
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Mixed level                                               evening class
Voice Club Singers
Technique development and ensemble singing
Tuesdays 19.45 -21.30
6 weeks from June 13th
   
Holy Innocents Church, N8
This is a very friendly, fun and creative, mixed ability Voice Club evening class, held in a beautiful space, run as an termly course.

We develop vocal confidence and freedom while singing a wide range of repertoire.

Since our formation in November 2016 Voice Club Singers  are developing as a vocal ensemble, applying technique training, breath work, and vocal development to an eclectic mix of songs.

more information
Returners & Improvers                              Friday mornings   
Weekly Vocal Workout 

Maintaining Singing Technique & songs
Fridays, 10am -11.30am
6 weeks from June 9th
   
Great Northern Railway Tavern, N8
This popular, friendly class offers a progression  from our "Introduction to technique/beginners" course, reinforcing those skills and putting them into a practical context.
We aim to support  and improve the voices of those who already sing in choirs or for pleasure.

The class includes a thorough vocal workout of exercises and breath work to keep your voice in shape, encouraging you to increase range, control and confidence and eliminate unhelpful habits..
We cover many song styles to give context to the vocal exercises, working with improvised and taught harmonies.
  • Folk, 
  • Choral, 
  • Classical, 
  • Popular, 
  • Music Theatre, 
  • Jazz 
  • Sea Shanties.  
more information
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Private lessons with Heather
Booking/full payment must be made in advance to guarantee a place.
Group numbers are kept strictly limited.

Enrolment is on a "First Come, First Served" basis
Courses are open to returning and new members, space permitting
Course content is planned to suit enrolled members

Enquire about concessionary rates
www.voiceclub.co.uk
"I'm so delighted to have found the Voice Club!  I had such a great time today and it reminded how much I used to enjoy singing" Voice Club Member 



Our popular Voice Club courses in singing technique are starting again, and enrolment is now open!

Choose from the 3 courses currently enrolling in Crouch End, N8 - something for adults of all levels and standards, to get your voice in shape! A new course for Adult beginners is coming to Crouch End Picturehouse


Friday morning vocal workout sessions are now taking place in the bright. private space at the the Great Northern Railway Tavern. There are refreshments on hand to keep
your morning energy up!

The new Wednesday morning beginners course  "Relax and Sing" takes place at the Picturehouse i Crouch End.. The perfect space to relax, free your voice and get a coffee afterwards!

Voice Club singers




The Tuesday evening  "Voice Club Singers"   returns to Holy Innocents Church as The course is evolving into a more repertoire-led, mixed-level  ensemble. Technique and a range of songs. Leading to a performance.



If you have any questions about which course to join, or any other query do get in touch.

I hope to see you soon for some vocal adventures!
Best wishes
Heather Maîr Thomas
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