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SILLS + STICH BACK IN 2018 TO LEAD THE GOOD LIFE CHORALE + THE ALE HOUSE WAILERS!

08 Dec, 2017

SILLS + STICH BACK IN 2018 TO LEAD THE GOOD LIFE CHORALE + THE ALE HOUSE WAILERS!

 

We are excited to welcome the now legendary musical directors Sills and Stich back to The Good Life Experience in 2018 to run workshops for The Good Life Chorale and The Ale House Wailers in our Ale House Tent around our baby grand piano, rehearsing songs which will later be performed to a festival audience. There will also be drop-in sing-alongs taking place throughout the weekend both in the Ale House Tent and popping up around the site. Here's a bit more about our festival choirs:

THE GOOD LIFE CHORALE
We’re welcoming everyone who fancies singing in harmony to get together this year to form a choir of epic proportion, under the tutelage of musical directors Sills and Stitch. Rehearsals -not too taxing, all-comers welcome- will take place on site in the Ale House Tent, culminating in a festival performance.

THE ALE HOUSE WAILERS
This is a call out to the more elusive of the hollering species; singing lads and dads. A smaller, more fisherman/ shanty affair, again in the safe hands of Sills and Stitch, when the odd jar of (medicinal) ale is optional. PS Despite specific call out to lads and dads, anyone with attitude is welcome. (Egalité!!, from Cerys) 

Both choirs are open to all ages and abilities and we encourage everyone to get involved, and if you have any choir song suggestions, tweet them at us! 

James Sills and Dominic Stichbury -Sills and Stich- are experienced and dynamic vocal leaders who are passionate about getting all people singing. They have led open-access choirs at festivals, workplaces, schools, pubs and football stadiums with an emphasis on fun and inclusivity. James lives in hills of North Wales and is the musical director of two large community choirs and is a member of The Rough Island Band, a contemporary folk quartet based in the Isles of Scilly. Dominic is based in London, is the founder of the alternative men’s chorus, Chaps Choir, and sings with the London Vocal Project. 

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