Planning and Practical Resources for Return

Updated on a regular basis. Last updated 26/8/20

A webinar was held looking at the future of group singing in Ireland. A recording and various resources can be found HERE

Sing Ireland held a webinar on Thursday, 30th July 2020 on risk assessment, insurance and more for singing groups. A recording and various resources can be found HERE

‘PLANNING FOR YOUR SINGING GROUP IN UNCERTAIN TIMES’ is a document by Sing Ireland to assist you in planning for a return looking at your structure and goals

‘SUGGESTIONS TO IRISH CHOIRS AND SINGING GROUPS’ lays out the recommendations by NPHET and the Government alongside further suggestions and recommendations from Sing Ireland.

Singing Groups Risk Assessment Questions HERE

Insurance FAQ HERE

Sample Return to Rehearsal Form HERE

Ideas for marking spots for singers HERE

Government guidelines to primary schools HERE

The European Choral Association-Europa Cantat have compiled together all of their material and resources relating to COVID-19 on their website HERE. They have also compiled information on singing with masks HERE on page 13.


Provisional research results released about various types of masks HERE


COPYRIGHT AND PUBLISHING DURING PANDEMIC:

Copyright laws are still in place despite the pandemic. It is so important to know the content you're sharing online is not in breach of copyright laws.

The following publishing companies have made a statement on their copyright during the pandemic with some restrictions on distributing their material temporarily eased during the global pandemic.

GIA Publications statement on permissions during the pandemic

Hal Leonard's Distance Learning FAQ for Educators

JW Pepper statement on sharing music digitally

Copyright can be a confusing topic for many amateur choirs. Sing Ireland have put together some resources to help you become more familiar with Irish Copyright Law and to point you in the right direction for finding out more information in relation to your performance licensing and copyright queries. SING IRELAND COPYRIGHT RESOURCES FOR GROUP SINGING



OFFICIAL COVID-19 ADVICE

HSE: http://www.hse.ie

HSE Covid-19 Posters and Resources for putting up in your locality or sharing online.

NHS: http://www.nhs.uk or PHS https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/