FOSSILS & FUNGI

Voices for the Future
VIRTUAL CHOIR PROJECT
Sept 7th – Oct 19th 2021

Featuring Mary Anning (1799-1847)Palaeontologist and Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) Mycologist and Author

We have 7 x Tuesday sessions at 6.30pm and a number of special events.
You can catch up with missed sessions on videos below each week and download word sheets, music scores and sound files as they become available.

Session 1 Sept 7th Introductions and Vocal Exercises

VOCAL EXERCISE NO. 1!
We are the  Voices for the Future VIRTUAL CHOIR
We are the  Voices for the Future VIRTUAL CHOIR
We sound AMA……..ZING
Every note in tune!
Can’t you hear us, Can’t you hear us
OH I think we’re on mute
We’re right off the scale……….

PRACTICE TRACK 1 – NOT Mary Anning – She sells sea shells TUNE
PRACTICE TRACK 2 – Beatrix Potter Verse 1 Voice 1
PRACTICE TRACK 3 – Beatrix Potter Verse 1 Voice 2
PRACTICE TRACK 4 – Beatrix Potter Verse 1 ALL VOICES TOGETHER
Session 2 Sept 14th Beatrix Potter & the Postman! and a tongue twister which is NOT about Mary Anning!
PRACTICE TRACK 5 – Beatrix Potter Verse 2 Voice 1
PRACTICE TRACK 6 – Beatrix Potter Verse 2 Voice 2
PRACTICE TRACK 7 – Beatrix Potter Verse 2 Voice 3
(NB it starts with Voice 2 and has the alternative notes part way through)
PRACTICE TRACK 8 – Beatrix Potter Verse 2 ALL VOICES TOGETHER
  • Session 3 Sept 21st Learning how to make individual Recordings to create the whole choir sound
  • Session 4 Sept 28th Singing Together on ZOOM!
  • SPECIAL EVENT Extra rehearsals for an optional ZOOM Performance
  • SPECIAL EVENT Sun Oct 2nd 1pm ZOOM PERFORMANCE of our Voices for the Future – BEATRIX POTTER Project for UK FUNGUS DAY! More details click here
  • Session 5 Oct 5th Mary Anning recordings
  • Session 6 Oct 12th Mary Anning All TOGETHER!!
  • SPECIAL EVENT Extra rehearsals for an optional ZOOM Performance
  • SPECIAL EVENT : Oct Sunday 17th (date & time tbc)ZOOM PERFORMANCE of our Voices for the Future – Mary Anning Project for Sidmouth Science Festival
  • Session 7 Oct 19thPLENARY for Fossils & Fungi + the start of our next project LOBSTERS & LIMERICKS: Oct 19th – Nov 23rd 2021
  • SPECIAL EVENT: The results of the Beatrix Potter Song Competition will be announced on Sat 13th November by Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir. We hope you will help to sing the winning entry!


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VOICES FOR THE FUTURE aims to discover, honour, and promote female voices past and present and to inspire, guide and build diverse VOICES FOR THE FUTURE.