The workshop will cover the basics from warming up to relaxing the body in order to open it up and create a safe space for the voice to sing. You will also learn a song to sing using the techniques learnt! Start off on the right foot to get your vocals just right!
There are 15 places for this workshop. Book a place in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets are £5 (+booking fee). We aim to make our workshops as accessible as possible, so if you would like to come but cannot afford the ticket price, you can reserve a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets are priced at £5 and available here.
British singer-songwriter MIRI blends heart and grit, distilled through a smooth, melodic pop filter. MIRI has received radio airplay on BBC Radio 6 Music, Radio X and BBC London performing regularly around the UK and Europe gaining a reputation for her eclectic gigs and stage presence including Sofar Sounds, Bush Hall supporting Laura Veirs and Natty’s Vibes & Pressure. MIRI co-promotes and co-hosts live music events “”Blue Monday”” created for LBTQ women and allies at The Boogaloo in London now in its 8th year and collaborating with award winning music venue Green Note on sold out events called “”Girls To The Front” bringing female musicians to the forefront.
Behind the scenes MIRI works with and for various grassroots music charities that offer additional opportunities for young people and people of all ages experiencing mental health problems. MIRI is a facilitator, workshop leader and music mentor.
About First Timers Fest
FTF is a season of workshops followed by a two-day festival where every band plays its first show. FTF is about getting new faces and voices in bands, and doing something about the lack of diversity in the make-up of the DIY music community.
As a direct way of addressing the lack of diversity in the make-up of the DIY music community, our workshops centre people who are disabled (visible or non-visible), LGBTQIA+ folk, people of colour, and women. As well, we are here to support people who have never played in a band before // never played the instrument they’ve always wanted to learn before because of their class, race, gender, mental health, etc.
Our 2019 festival will be taking place on May 4th & 5th 2019. Applications from new bands to play are open, to apply please email us at email@example.com
For other First Timers Fest 2019 info:
FTF 2019 Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/201740340257062/
FB page: First Timers Fest