Exploring our Vocal Colours - a Choral Conductor's Perspective

Exploring our Vocal Colours - a Choral Conductor's Perspective


Wednesday, August 12th





Sing Ireland is pleased to bring you this free webinar on 12th August at 6pm with Patrick Barrett.

A practical webinar exploring the voice, its varying qualities and how they can be used to create powerful music in choir. Come ready to sing!

Attendance is free but must be registered in advance.

Patrick Barrett is an Irish conductor based in London specialising in choral music and opera. He is currently Conductor of the Irish Youth Training Choir, Chorus Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s Junior Choruses, Conductor of the University of Reading Chamber Choir and Conductor of Farnham Youth Choir’s Junior Choir. He also regularly works with the Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company and is conducting the National Youth Choir of Great Britain's Cambiata Choir this Summer. Previous roles include Guest Chorus Master for the CBSO Children’s Chorus under Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor of the University of Birmingham's Women’s Choir and Brockham Choral Society.

Patrick studied Music Education at Trinity College Dublin and DIT including additional study at the Kodaly Institute in Hungary as part of the Erasmus programme. In 2013, he moved to Cardiff for an MMus in Choral Conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama under Neil Ferris where he took part in masterclasses with Simon Halsey, Paul Brough, Peter Hanke, Karen Grylls, Alice Farnham and Voces8.

Published 10 July 2020
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