Move over Gareth Malone!
There’s a new choir master in town and she is here to stay.
This is not your usual Monday evening.
This is choir singing with a clubbing feel.
“Clubbing? On a school night ?”
Kayo Anosike had a brainwave: there was a gap in the market for a choir singing house music. The London House Cats choir is her brainchild.
Undercover agent mode: on!
I sneaked a couple of pictures and videos at rehearsals. I was astonished at how easy it was to learn to sing (I have never had singing lessons) and get all the voices to blend in with during the harmonies.
I certainly had a great time – our group is made of people with mixed levels from beginners like me to intermediate and advanced.
After the warming up exercises we started singing straight away and it felt like the most natural thing in the world.
It’s Easier Than You Think
I credit Kayo’s excellent teaching methods to make us progress so much as a group. We all feel supported and encouraged with plenty of room for growth.
On a final note: Kayo’s insider tip for newbie singers is to gargle every day with warm water while in the shower to help your vocal chords.
A big thank you to Slave2thevibe for promoting this initiative.
Pictures: top – Kayo explaining the technique
bottom – Kayo Anosike and Paola Bassanese
Picture credits: Paola Bassanese
Copyright: Paola Bassanese and Energya Ltd