Welcome to Living Song

Living Song is full of endless, music education possibilities. Developed for schools and youth groups, it is a London, UK based company, where inspirational singing projects and pathways are created and facilitated by talented, experienced and reflective vocal artists and musicians in partnership with teachers.

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CME London Choral Conducting Course 2014-15 with Doreen Rao, Simon Werner and Jane Wheeler

CME London Flyer 2014-15We are proud to announce that the CME London course has now become embedded into the UK wide Choral Music Experience (CME) programme for teachers and choral conductors, alongside Ireland and Scotland. This course is aimed at developing and transforming both choir leading and classroom singing and music practice.
Please click here to download the flyer (PDF) and the application form (Word) for the London course, based at Stratford Circus this year.
Feel free to pass on to any of your colleagues and please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information, or with your application.

April 2013: Dr Doreen Rao and CME Choral Teacher Education

Dr. Doreen RaoLiving Song was honoured to host a visit from Dr. Doreen Rao in London last week, after her month in residence with Mary Amond O’Brien and Aspiro in Ireland. The main purpose of her visit was to establish the London based annual CME Choral teacher education programme to be hosted by Living Song, in partnership with Boosey and Hawkes and Sarah Bonnell School as part of a UK wide programme. This will lead into the CME Institute in Stirling, Scotland, which will be held alternate years with the Institute in Chicago, USA. The next UK based institute will be held in the summer of 2014. Further information »

Latest News

Half Term Singing at Southbank!

All children aged seven to 12 with unbroken voices are invited to spend the week of half term singing with Voicelab, before performing on stage at Royal Festival Hall.
With no auditions, this is a chance for children who enjoy singing to take to the stage in a performance led by world-famous conductor Marin Alsop. Help us spread the word about this wonderful opportunity, and encourage children and families to take part and sing with Voicelab at Southbank Centre. Read more »

Yr 9 / 10 Songwriting Project

Living Song, in partnership with the Newham Academy of Music and Newham VIth Form College has now launched the new Yr 9 /10 Song writing programme being offered to Newham secondary schools.
The project also offers informal CPD for music teachers and is fully in line with the new OFSTED Section 5 references to literacy (used appropriately to support musical learning, spiritual, moral, social and cultural education), recognising the importance of music’s contribution to this aspect of a school’s overall effectiveness. Read more in Yr 9 / 10 Songwriting Project »

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