Saturday 15th April 2017
Royal Albert Hall, SW7
Doors: 9am

Starts: 10am

The International Youth Choir Festival 2017 is a vibrant celebration of music’s power to change the lives of individuals and communities, hosted by the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain and the Royal Albert Hall.

Come and be inspired at a daytime workshop programme for choral leaders, music teachers and aspiring singers. These engaging workshops and seminars are led by an exciting range of presenters, including IYCF choir conductors and experts in vocal tuition, choral start-up projects and music technology and will feature performances from the London Youth Chamber Choir.

Sessions include:

Sounds and Skills – sponsored by Music Teacher Magazine
Discover authentic performance techniques for African songs, Gospel music and mash-ups… and how to get your choir moving and dancing!

Rep Lab
Explore the best new music specially written for young voices from Peters Edition, Oxford University Press and Friday Afternoons.

Choral Champions 1
Get inspired by our IYCF choirs and guests, who’ll be explaining how their work changes lives and communities.

Choral Champions 2
Learn to become a choral champion with guidance from leaders who’ve created outstanding singing projects and programmes from scratch.

Voiceworx
Expert workshops on vocal techniques and training for young and developing voices.

Innovation Station – sponsored by Choral.ly
New networking tools for choirs, teaching apps, and resources to help pupils with SEND.

The IYCF Expo will run throughout the day, featuring products and programmes from leading publishers, education providers and more. If your organisation would like to hear about exhibition and promotional opportunities, please email expo@iycfestival.org for the IYCF 2017 Media Pack.