“A County where every voice is heard”
Lancashire Music Hub’s key partners have worked together to develop a Singing offer with the core aim of ensuring that quality and diverse singing is accessible to ALL young people in Lancashire.
Through our varied singing work, we aim to give all young people access to singing activities, help teachers and schools to develop their skills, experience and repertoire and offer a range of pathways to varied singing activities.
Below are the Lancashire Music Hub’s singing provision – ranging from one off workshops delivered in schools, to specific sing projects for the whole school, training and development or band sessions. We have a number of flexible options to inspire your pupils and support your staff and LMH will work with your school to best fit your bespoke needs.
Our singing leader for Lancashire, Emma Williams, can offer advice on developing singing in your school, from how to get started to building up choirs, and Emma can signpost pathways and progression routes. Email email@example.com.
Beatbox and Rap Workshops
Beatvox sessions are a great way to get children to engage with vocalisation, when they are more reluctant to get involved with singing. The four sessions also help to promote literacy skills, such as include poetic devices, for example, metaphors and similes; linguistic concepts such as phonetics, fricatives and plosives; and oratory skills, like delivery and confidence.
Charanga VIP Studio Sessions
An online music technology resource that helps teach music production and songwriting in schools
Chorley Big Sing
Started in 2019 The Chorley Big Sing is a partnership between Lancashire Music Hub and The Chorley Schools Sports Partnership.
Early Years Morning/Day Sessions and Programmes
An interactive workshop with this energetic and inspiring group of professional musicians with songs and activities specially designed for Early Years and Foundation Stage and KS1, linked to the Early Music Makers book.
A fantastic opportunity for young vocalists to develop new skills, exploring a wide range of jazz and soul inspired music alongside like minded young singers and under the leadership of professional vocalist and tutor, Debbie Jones.
Lancashire Youth Vocal Ensemble (LYVE)
An exciting opportunity for young vocalists and rappers to sing a creative fusion of musical styles
Lancaster and District Schools Singing Festival (LDSSF)
Established in 1948, the Lancaster and District Schools Singing Festival has been engaging young people in singing across Lancaster and Morecambe and across generations for over 70 years.
LMS Instrumental and Vocal Tuition
We offer your students the chance to learn woodwind, brass, strings, guitar, ukulele, singing, percussion, drums, keyboard and piano* with our experienced and inspiring teachers.
LMS Curriculum Delivery & School Ensembles
Our experienced team, all with Qualified Teacher Status, are specialists in delivering curriculum music in Primary, Secondary, Special and Short Stay Schools, which can be used to cover PPA time.
LMS Lazy Mondays
The Lazy Mondays are a real live band in your school hall, offering practical, creative workshops or interactive concerts. They are an energetic and inspiring group of professional musicians, who are also all experienced teachers with the Music Service. These workshops and concert are perfect for Arts Week, a school party, cross-curricular projects and also encouraging pupils to learn a musical instrument.
LMS One-off Singing Workshops
The benefits of regular singing in schools, both academic and social, are widely recognised. These one-off singing workshops are designed to inspire and encourage your pupils.
LMS Six-week Sing
A weekly, 1-hour visit from a specialist for 6 weeks to kick-start singing in your school, perhaps in the lead-up to a festival or school production. A fantastic experience for pupils but also a great way to give staff more confidence to lead singing. We can work with groups of any size and can either provide appropriate repertoire or work on material provided by your school.
LMS Training and Consultancy
Lancashire Music Service provide bespoke support, designed to meet the needs of your individual school and staff including developing a scheme of work, assessment, using classroom instruments and school singing.
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Singing and Choirs Workshops
These workshops are great for helping classes or big groups come together in this feel-good activity. It’s perfect for developing literacy and can be linked to other areas of the curriculum.
These half-day to full day workshops are aimed at all types of classes.