„SINCE SINGING IS SO GOOD A THING, I WISH ALL MEN WOULD LEARN TO SING“ (William Byrd, 1543–1623)
Humans are hard wired to sing!
The workshop will demonstrate the power of group singing as an intervention for People with Parkinsons’s (PWP). We will engage with materials, ideas, resources, making music which is the core of Grenville Hancox work with PWP.
The aim of the workshops is to:
• develop confidence in ourselves as singing Homo sapiens!
• develop ideas and resources for group singing
• develop ideas and resources for creative engagement
• consider establishing and managing a singing group for People with Parkinson’s
The workshop will be flexible and reflective as much will depend on the dynamic of the participants.
The following plan may change to accommodate the reactions and creativity of the group.
Getting to know each other. Pulse at the heart of living and music making. Rhythm and cognition. Rhythmic games.
Structuring sounds. Resources for group singing .Goals framework. ( physical warm ups, breathing, resonance, articulation, movement)
Working with PWP. Initiation and management of groups. (Possible engagement with PWP ?)
Analysis and identification of changes in well being through group singing.
Questions and Answers
PARKINSON-PATIENT/INNEN SIND ZUR TEILNAHME HERZLICH EINGELADEN!
Der Workshop wird in Deutsch und Englisch abgehalten. Es wird viel gesungen!
ANMELDUNG: firstname.lastname@example.org; +43 (0)662/8044-2380
Grenville Hancox has enjoyed a long career in music and music education. His innovative and influential work as a teacher in secondary schools brought him national and international recognition prior to his appointment as a lecturer in music education at Canterbury Christ Church University where he was subsequently appointed as Head of Music. Over two decades he built a dynamic music department highly regarded for performance and scholarship,co founded the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health and embarked on a twenty year journey of research in practice, investigating the effect of singing on well being. Resigning his position in 2012 he founded Canterbury Cantata Trust a charity developing Caring through Singing activities within the community. Honoured by her majesty the Queen with an MBE in 2005 Grenville Hancox is both Professor Emeritus of Canterbury Christ Church University and Honorary Professor of the University of Kent.