Wed, 22 May|
The Apex Singers: Lancaster
5:30pm - 7:00pm: Scratch Choir Workshop 8:00pm: Concert
Time & Location
22 May 2024, 20:00
Lancaster, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
About the event
The Apex Singers are an 8-part vocal ensemble renowned for their innovative arrangements and distinctive sound. With over 50 bespoke arrangements, their repertoire showcases the individual voices within the group, creating a truly unique and captivating musical experience.
Adding to their accolades, The Apex Singers’ live performance of “Wild Mountain Thyme” at Hallé St Michael’s earned them “Outstanding Live Video” at the A Cappella Video Awards 2023. Their studio albums, “Hiraeth” (2020) and “Stravaig” (2022), have garnered critical acclaim, including two Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards and Simon Mayo’s Album of the Week on Scala Radio.
This special performance at The Gregson Community and Arts Centre marks a momentous occasion as The Apex Singers showcase their new album’s original songs, made possible by recent funding from Arts Council England and Help Musicians. Join The Apex Singers for an unforgettable evening of impeccable a cappella singing.
"Stunning - I love everything they do" - Simon Mayo, Scala Radio
"Crystal clear melodies and flowing, inventive harmonies are this ensemble's trademarks" - Matthew Dougall, Number 9 Reviews
Scratch Choir Workshop :
Whether you're a seasoned vocalist or simply love to sing in the shower, this is your opportunity to be part of a brilliant choir without the long-term commitment. Under the expert guidance of The Apex Singers, you'll embark on a thrilling vocal workshop, joining members of the group and other like-minded vocalists as you delve into the art of ensemble a cappella singing.
But the excitement doesn’t end there! As the crescendo of the workshop, you’ll have the extraordinary opportunity to shine with a pop-up performance, showcasing the skills and harmonies you’ve learned during the workshop.
Don't miss your chance to be a part of something extraordinary. Reserve your spot now and unlock the magic of choral artistry with The Apex Singers Scratch Choir Workshop!
Quotes from previous workshop participants:
- "What amazing voices and arrangements and lovely people! The workshop was fun and the level was just right - good to feel slightly stretched and to enjoy the challenge of learning something new, in a short space of time, but always comfortable, enjoyable and in a fun and supportive atmosphere. We felt honoured to be able to sing with you."
- "It was good fun and a lovely experience to be working with such gifted professionals."
- "This was my first real experience of singing and I can safely say that it inspired me to do more!"
- "Such a fun workshop and exceeded my expectations in terms of the creative approach and fun-ness of it all."
To book a place on the workshop, select a ticket with the '+workshop'. The workshop will take place at 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Doors for the workshop will open at 5:15pm.
1 hour 30 minutes
Scratch Choir WorkshopThe Hall
1 hour 40 minutes
- Ticket type
This ticket entitles the ticket holder access to the performance at 7.30pm. Concessions include over 65s, under 18s, those in full time education and those on income support. Proof may be required. Accessible tickets are available for those with a disability who require a carer. Customers will get one ticket free for their essential companion, so cost of each is 50% of full price. Use code GROUP10 on orders of 10 or more tickets to receive a 20% discount.PriceFrom £7.50 to £20.00
- General Admission£20.00
- Accessible Ticket£7.50
- Ticket type
Concert + Workshop
This ticket entitles the holder access to the pre-show workshop at 5:30pm - 7:00pm and the performance at 8:00pm. Concessions include over 65s, under 18s, those in full time education & those on income support. Proof may be required. Accessible tickets are available for those with a disability who require a carer. Customers will get one ticket free for their essential companion, so cost of each is 50% of full price. Use code GROUP10 on orders of 10 or more tickets to receive a 20% discount.PriceFrom £12.00 to £32.00
- General Admission£32.00
- Accessible Ticket£12.00