The sun has finally begun to shine. Solid Harmony have been as busy as ever through the winter months. They performed at 2 Singing parties at Stratford Circus over Christmas and recently in March. They sang a range of repertoire, including a beautiful arrangement of Fields Of Gold, by Nick Bowers-Broadbent and and funky rendition of It’s Time, arranged by the choir, facilitated by Paul Watson. The Solid Harmony Collective Young Leaders supported younger singers in the New Young Voices Collective (NewYVC) now resident at Stratford Circus, and performed their own piece. Some of the Young Leaders are working along side teachers in primary and secondary school to inspire children to sing and share good practice.
This term we continue to work with a range of specialists and high level practitioners, the first of which is Dr. Doreen Rao visiting from Chicago, who will take the Young Leaders and Solid Harmony choir through their vocal paces. We will also be working with Paul Watson and some of our Alumni singers who are now working as Vocal Artists, including Bukky Abdul, Nathan Devonte and Stefan Vitalis. Finally, our Young Leaders have been successful in receiving funding from Newham Council’s Go For It Grant to continue with their professional development and support other young singers to find their voices.